Pocket Watch Movement - James McCabe, London, circa 1825 Reg. No: ST 024524
- Gents pocket watch movement, James McCabe, London, no 11911, circa 1825.
- Gold dial has raised roman numerals for hours and dots for minutes. Dial has textured surface. Seconds dial at 6. Removeable dust cover cut away to show jewel and engraved bridge. Gold balance wheel.
Key wound spring; duplex escapement. Fusee and chain.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Olive Broome, 1959
|Dimensions:||1.5 cm (Width), 4.6 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Cover and back plate are marked 'Jas McCabe, Royal Exchange London, 11911'.|
|Maker:||Mr James McCabe, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1825
G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.205 gives dates of 1781-1811; business continued by son.