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Stop-Work Reg. No: ST 019899
- Star wheel or Maltese cross form of clock stop work, used to prevent damaging the spring by overwinding. This example was used on the spring of a musical box.
- Star wheel or Maltese cross form of stop- work for clocks with going barrels. Consists of steel wheel with finger and of star wheel with 6 teeth, 5 of which have concave top to fit finger wheel and the other being convex. When the finger wheel encounters the convex tooth further winding is prevented.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr James Searle, 1934
|Themes this item is part of:||Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|