Stock No. C1142



A ship’s bulkhead timepiece
by Dent, London c1870

  • A ship’s bulkhead timepiece complete with its original oak case and original winding key, signed on the white painted dial Dent London
  • The oak case has a sliding front panel (replaced) and measures 8¼ inches wide x 9½ inches high x 2½ inches deep. The original key fits in a recess in the oak case.
  • The clock has a 7-inch diameter patinated brass case with opening glass bezel and silvered sight ring.
  • The white painted dial, 6-inches in diameter, has a subsidiary dial for seconds indication and blued steel hands.
  • The movement has a platform lever escapement with cut and compensated balance and a going barrel. The movement plates are numbered 2052 as is the rear of the dial and the brass case.

There were two Dent businesses in London at this period, E. Dent & Co. with premises in the Strand and at Royal Exchange and M. F. Dent of Cockspur Street.


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