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centre-seconds watch~half-quarter-repeating watch~calendar watch~month-going watch~stop-watch~equation watch

1756/1762

British Museum

British Museum

GOLD CASED, MONTH-GOING CYLINDER WATCH WITH HALF-QUARTER REPEAT, CENTRE-SECONDS, STOP-LEVER, EQUATION AND DATE INDICATIONS. Full-plate; fusee; month-going; stop lever. Pendant-operated half-quarter repeat. Cylinder escapement, brass wheel, steel cylinder; 3-arm gold balance. White enamel dial; hours I-XII, minutes 5-60, calendar aperture. Central white enamel disc, 5-60, rotates back and forth so that true solar time is indicated by the tail of the minute hand. Blued-steel hour and minute hands, gold centre-seconds hand. Gilt-brass dust cap. Gold case decorated with astronomical instruments.

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  • Title: centre-seconds watch~half-quarter-repeating watch~calendar watch~month-going watch~stop-watch~equation watch
  • Date Created: 1756/1762
  • Physical Dimensions: Diameter: 51.10mm (case)
  • External Link: Explore this item on the British Museum's website
  • Registration number: 1958,1201.296
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