English lever escapement watch with Karrusel by S Smith and Son

Made:
1897 in London
maker:
Samuel Smith and Sons Limited
English lever escapement watch with Karrusel by S Smith and Son English lever escapement watch with Karrusel by S Smith and Son

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English lever escapement watch with Karrusel by S Smith and Son
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English lever escapement watch with Karrusel by S Smith and Son
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

English lever escapement watch with Karrusel carriage in a silver case with gold hinges by S. Smith & Son, London. Case stamped ‘J.W.’and hallmarked 1897. White enamel dial inscribed 20794, with steel hands. The karrusel revolves in fifty two and a half minutes. Free sprung. Single-roller lever escapement. The back plate is engraved ‘Kew Class A Certificate 70.4 marks. 20794. Watchmakers to the Admiralty. S. Smith & Son. 9 Strand, London’.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 504.

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3400
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, glass, gold, silver (metal) and steel (metal)
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers