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Pocket Watch Movement - John Davis, Windsor, 18th century Object Reg. No: ST 014172

Summary:
Gents pocket watch movement, John Davis, Windsor, no 5130, 18th century.
Description:
Originally in a gold pair case. White enamel dial has inner circle of roman numerals and outer circle of arabic numerals.

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from T. Sharman, 1922
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2 cm (Width), 3.7 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate is marked 'Davis 5130 Windsor'.
Maker: Davis, Windsor, Berkshire, England, Great Britain

G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.76-77 gives dates of 1739 for a John Davis, Windsor, and 1784 for another(?) John Davis, Windsor.

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