Chronometer escapement in domed glazed case by William T. Heyes

1903 in London

Chronometer escapement in domed glazed case by William T. Heyes
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Chronometer escapement mounted as an exhibition model and housed in a domed glazed case. Made by William T. Hayes.

The escapement won first prize in the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers’ Craft Competition in 1903 for excellence of workmanship.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 634

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Object Number:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, steel (metal), textile and wood (unidentified)
marine chronometer escapement
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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