Drum shaped clock in a gilt-metal case, signed R.S. c.1600

1600 in Germany

Drum shaped clock in a gilt-metal case, signed R.S. c.1600
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Drum clock in a gilt-metal case, signed R. S. The striking movement is much altered. The foliot escapement and stackfreed are both replaced. Minute markings suggest that the clock was once equipped with a minute hand. The central dial sets the alarm.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 688

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brass (copper, zinc alloy), gilt brass and iron
spring clock
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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