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Horology (clocks & watches)

Verge watch Mid 18th century verge watch by John Pattey
Barometer, thermometer Desk clock with barometer, thermometer and compass presented by W H Gladstone to R.E.P.


This burgeoning collection has a few local clocks and watches :

Other verge watches includes one by Isaac Rogers London with an unusual dial with the hours as letters spelling Johanes Boyes (probably the owner) and a mid 18th century verge watch in a pinchbeck case decorated with repousse chasing by John Pattey of London (see illustration). There is also a collection of watch-makers tools and associated items. The collection includes an interesting pedometer made by Spencer & Perkins London ca. 1830.