The gilded case is surmounted by a gilt engraved carrying handle and has a glazed top and side panels revealing the escapement. The backplate consists of a lever for strike/silent control.
The floral gilt engraved dial is signed by the marker; Webber, Woolwich.
The movement is rack striking, maintaining power, double fusee and striking the hour on a gong.
Sold by John Carlton-Smith.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Balance wheel platform lever escapement.
Very good condition.
Engraved striking English carriage clock by Webber Circa 1840
A beautifully engraved 19th century English timepiece striking the hour and repeating the last hour by Webber.
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