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Percival Mann, London.

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Small George III brass bound bracket clock. The brass break arch dial with silvered chapter ring and matted centre with false pendulum aperture. Subsidiary strike-silent dial and rise/fall regulation dial to the arch with recessed cartouche signed Percival Mann London. Foliate spandrels and blued steel hands. The high quality double fusee movement with verge escapement. Striking the hours on a bell with trip repeat.

The ebonised case has three raised brass bound pads to the break arch with brass carrying handle, brass frame to the front door with brass corners, brass framed glazed side panels and a brass bound moulding.

Percival Mann, London (Lincolns Inn Fields) 1754-90. Devised a small 8 day watch.

Height. 13 1/2 inches. (34 cm)

Date. Circa 1780


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