Bracket clock, Bowley, Battersea, London, circa 1730.

The clock has an original, unchanged verge escapement with bob pendulum. The workmanship in the clock is first-class and almost all is original.

Physical Description

Black ebony case with break arch dial and inverted bell top. Has brass handle, two frets in arch and sides, and a pointer in arch to select one of six tunes. Spring wound; verge escapement. Power is by a chain and fusee. The clock has a pull/repeat mecahnism driven by a chain and fusee and driving a pinned drum which actuates 8 bells. A medley of six tunes can be played by altering a selector on the dial.

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