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Pocket Watch Movement - Thomas Tompion, London, 1695-1696 Object Reg. No: ST 033112

Summary:
Gents pocket watch movement, No 111, Thomas Tompion, London, 1695-1696.

This watch was one of a collection that was stolen from an artist. The cases were removed and the movements were left in the Melbourne Cemetery. The watch would originally have had a gold champleve dial and gold pair-case.
Description:
Dial is missing. Movement has fretted bridge.

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain. Winding dial.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.7 cm (Width), 3.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks, general george, commerative, civalwar, civilwar
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate marked 'Tompion, London' and '111' [although first '1' has been cut away with part of the plate.
Front plate marked '111'.
Maker: Mr Thomas Tompion, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1695-1696
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Jeremy Evans, Thomas Tompion at the Dial and Three Crowns, Antiquarian Horological Society, 2006
  2. [Article] Clutton, Cecil. 1970. An Early Tompion Repeater in Australia. Antiquarian Horology. 6: 525.

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