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Paper Weight Clock, Japan and London, Early 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 38548
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Imported English movement, adapted from a watch-movement. Mainspring barrel is not used (being replaced in function by the spring at the bottom of the base). Fusee has been replaced by a plain barrel, and the motion work has been removed. Verge movement which has a balance spring regulator index under the balance-wheel. Also called 'Doctor's clock'. Wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: Movement signed "Marckvick LONDON".
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood

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