Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood

Made:
1928 in London
Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood, England. c. 1928 Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood, England. c. 1928

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Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood, England. c. 1928
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood, England. c. 1928
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Self-winding wristwatch by John Harwood, England. c. 1928. Silver case stamped 925, with glazed back. No winding button. Brown leather strap. Silvered dial with a chequerboard pattern signed 'Harwood', and golden numerals. Golden hands. Jewelled movement with lever escapement, adjusted to 2 positions. 'Bumper' type of winding weight, signed 'Harwood Self Winding Watch Co. Ltd'. Signed on the movement 'Patent No 106583'. In the absence of a winding button the knurled bezel around the dial rotates which enables the hands to be set. A red dot appears within an aperture on the dial to indicate when the hand-set function is disengaged. Clockmakers' Museum No. 509

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3403
Materials:
silver (alloy), steel (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and leather
type:
wristwatch and lever movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers