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DENT, N° 1722. A fine quality English Travelling Wall Clock.

DENT, N° 1722. A fine quality English Travelling Wall Clock. DENT, N° 1722. A fine quality English Travelling Wall Clock.
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DENT, N° 1722. A fine quality English Travelling Wall Clock.

Origin
London
Date
circa 1845

A fine quality English Travelling Wall Clock, the 5 ½ inch white painted dial has Roman numerals and an outer band for the minutes. The dial retains its original craquelure painted surface and subsidiary seconds dial below XII. The patinated turned bronze case has a glass door with a hinged cast brass bezel.

Overall diameter: 7 in (18 cm)

Dial Width: 5 ½ in (14 cm)

Mahogany Travelling Case

The clock also retains its charming original rectangular moulded mahogany travelling case with a hinged and lockable opening door and viewing aperture. The clock has a late bespoke numbered brass winding key.

Height: 9 ¼ in (24 cm)

Width: 8 ¼ in (21 cm)

Depth: 2 ½ in (6.5 cm)

* This clock was most probably made by G.J Dent who was working at 82 Strand, London.

The 8-day timepiece going-barrel movement has vertical rectangular plates and four turned pillars. It is numbered 1722 and has a top-mounted crab toothed lever platform escapement.

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