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Pocket watch movement

Chronometers, precision watches and timekeepers

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Collection Chronometers, precision watches and timekeepers, Timekeeping
User collections Longitude punk'd by hfinch-boyer
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZAA0582
Description Pocket watch movement with dial and hands. It has a Going-barrel movement, unsigned and unnumbered, with a lever escapement and compensation balance with regulator. The watch has an enamel dial with Roman numerals and spade and poker hands. There is a perpetual calendar above centre with the day indication to the left of centre and the date indication to the right of centre. The moon phase indication is positioned below centre.
Date made 19th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Switzerland
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Foulkes Collection
Materials metal: brass; metal: enamel
Measurements Overall: 47 x 45 x 12 mm
  • Pocket watch movement (ZAA0582)
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