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Longcase Clock - Enfield Clock Co, London, circa 1930 Object Reg. No: ST 032367

Summary:
Longcase clock, made by Enfield Clock Co, London, circa 1930.
Description:
Burr-walnut veneered longcase, strike and chime clock with broken arch hood. Fitted with an eight day movement and dead beat escapement. Strike and chime actuated by a finned cylinder operating on a series of hammers & tuned steel pipes.

Weight driven; dead beat escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from R. Cromwell, 1979
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: longcase clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate of movement marked 'Made in England by Enfield Clock Co. London'. Top of dial marked 'Tempus Fugit'.
Manufacturer: Enfield Clock Company, Enfield, England, Great Britain, circa 1930

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Susan Mackenzie Posted on 04 Jun 2010 10:08 AM
I have a small long case clock (grandmother) with Smiths Enfield, Made in Gt Britain by the Enfield Clock Co Ltd. On the back of the cabinet is the numeral '13' twice. There are three key holes on front of the clock. When was it made and approx. what is it worth?

Thank you
Susan Mackenzie.
Discovery Centre Posted on 04 Jun 2010 3:30 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Susan. It's very hard to identify something by a description alone and you should contact a horologist to look at your clock and advise you. See our question of the week on Horology for further information: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/horology/
Mont Wright Posted on 23 Oct 2012 5:15 AM
I have just purchased a small Enfield mantel clock made in England. The chime is three hammers on tuned tubes. Would like to find a pendulum for it.

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