Quarter-repeating watch by George Graham

Made:
1745 in London
maker:
George Graham
Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham

Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Gold and leather pair-cased quarter-repeater cylinder watch by George Graham
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Gold pair cased watch, with quarter-repeating on bell, by George Graham. Gold inner case with pierced and engraved edges, wilth bell screwed to the inside. Outer case covered with leather and studded with gold. White enamel dial with steel beetle hands. Signed dust cap, scratched on the inside with the number 883. Movement with repeating mechanism, cylinder escapement, and pierced and engraved balance cock with diamond endstone. Signed ‘Geo. Graham London 883’, hallmarked for 1745 – 6

Clockmakers Museum No. 317

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3280
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), diamond, enamel, glass, gold (metal), leather and steel (metal)
Measurements:
watch: 56 mm x 41 mm x 27 mm,
outer case: 49 mm x 49 mm x 24 mm,
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers