Gold repeating watch by William Webster

Made:
circa 1715 in London

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Gold repeating watch by William Webster, London, c.1715. Later engraved gold case and enamel dial, steel hands. Movement with verge escapement and dumb-repeating, signed Wm Webster, Exchange Ally, London, 439.' Early engraved dust-cap, signed Wm Webster, Exchange Ally, London, 489.' Clockmakers' Museum No. 1204

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4114
Materials:
gold (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), enamel and glass
Measurements:
overall: 54 mm x 48 mm x 28 mm,
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers