RICHARD WEBSTER A mid 19th century burr oak travelling clock (London, )

RICHARD WEBSTER                      A mid 19th century burr oak travelling clock
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RICHARD WEBSTER A mid 19th century burr oak travelling clock

OriginLondon
DateCirca 1860
A good nineteenth century travelling clock in a burr oak five glass case with a gilt brass ornate carrying handle.

The single fusée movement with chain drive and maintaining power has eight day duration.The substantial platform lever escapement has a compensated bi-metallic balance wheel.

The white enamel dial with roman numerals is signed R Webster Cornhill London and this is repeated to the back plate which includes the serial number 14018.

Height: 9 ¼ in (23.5 cm)
Width: 6 ⅝ in (16.75 cm)
Depth: 5 ¼ in (13.40 cm)

* Richard Webster worked in London between 1857 and 1881. He was the descendent of William Webster who was a journeyman from Thomas Tompion and who first established the Webster business in 1711.

Signed / Inscribed

R. WEBSTER Cornhill LONDON