E. Dent & Co. 61 Strand & 34 Royal Exchange, London. No. 2044
A fine quality brass case wall clock. The 8 1/2 inch round painted dial with large subsidiary seconds dial signed E Dent & Co 61 Strand, 34 Royal Exchange London No. 2044. Blued steel hands. The regulator quality eight day chain fusee movement with chronometer style spotted plates also signed E Dent & Co 61 Strand, London No. 2044 with dead beat escapement and Harrisons' maintaining power. Substantial brass faced pendulum bob with steel rod. The brass case with two inspection doors and a cast bezel with bevelled glass.
Date circa 1870.
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