Skeleton clock with helical gearing by Charles McDowall

Made:
1820-1840 in England
Skeleton clock by Charles McDowall, England, c.1830

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Skeleton clock by Charles McDowall, England, c.1830
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Skeleton clock by Charles McDowall, England, c.1830. Silvered dial signed 'Chas McDowall Inventor of the Helix Lever'. Skeletonised movement with platform lever escapement, helical gearing and going barrel. Clockmakers' Museum No. 701

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3575
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall: 195 mm x 130 mm x 100 mm,
type:
spring clock, skeleton clock and lever escapement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers