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Longcase Clock - Thomas Gordon, Edinburgh, 1720 Object Reg. No: ST 019378

Summary:
Longcase clock, mahogany case, made by Thomas Gordon, Edinburgh, 1720.
Description:
Mahogany veneer case with marginal line of white wood inlay. Ornament and bob on top of case. Semi- circular extension decorated with brass ornamentation. Brass dial ring marked with hours and minutes and has a seconds dial.

Weight driven; recoil escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 217 cm (Height), 23 cm (Width), 47 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: longcase clocks, striking clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: scotland
Inscriptions: White metal disc marked 'Thomas Gordon, Edinburgh, 1720'.
Maker: Mr Thomas Gordon, Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, 1720

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