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Bracket Clock - Richard Gregg, London, circa 1750 Object Reg. No: ST 019119

Summary:
Bracket clock, Richard Gregg, London, circa 1750. 8 day striker, strikes on a bell.
Description:
Black wooden frame with glass doors and sides. Dial has white metal chapter ring. Clock has gilt cherubs in spandrels. Two dials in arch: left dial chimes, right is strike or silent.

Spring wound; verge escapement. Dummy pendulum, up down regulator, 2 fusees and repeater and date chapter ring. Adjust speed by shifting hand on upper left dial; clockwise to gain.

List of Parts:
Case key and winding key.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 41 cm (Height), 18 cm (Width), 25 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bracket clocks, calendar clocks, chiming musical clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Maker: Richard Gregg, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1750

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