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Longcase Clock Movement - England, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 019131

Summary:
Brass English longcase clock movement, circa 1880. Dial marked 'T. Gaunt Melbourne', probably indicating retailer rather than maker.
Description:
Brass English longcase clock movement, mounted on a wooden base. Dial is separate. Bell on top and rack snail striking. Gridiron pendulum with a lens shaped bob.

Weight driven; dead beat escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 29 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 18 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: longcase clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890)
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'T. Gaunt, Melbourne'.
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, circa 1880
Retailer: Thomas Gaunt - Thomas Gaunt & Co, circa 1880

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