2.0164 St James London Carriage Clock, 1960-70’s

£220.00

1960’s-1970’s ST JAMES LONDON carriage clock. Unrestored, 116mm high brass case with original bevelled glass on all four sides. The gilt movement is of high-quality and shockproof. The timepiece also comes with an original key for winding and setting the hands. The clock has been serviced with full disassembly, cleaning, oiling and adjusting in our Bristol workshop. Comes with 12-month guarantee and winding key.

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Key Features

This St James London carriage clock is an all original, stunning timepiece. Carriage clocks combine a great classical look along with the advantages of a pocket watch grade precise escapement module – it is a lot of horology for a reasonable price. The clock has all original bevelled glass on every side, creating a fully transparent case, and contains an enhanced, quality shockproof movement. It also comes with an original key with a thick square for winding and a thin square for setting the hands. 

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly in our Bristol workshop. There is a 12-month guarantee, subject to the usage and care guidelines. Comes with an original key for winding and setting the time.

Overview

Case and Key

  • Original, standing case with four legs and handle.
  • Unrestored brass with some protection varnish.
  • Original, bevelled glass on all four sides.
  • Brass key for winding and setting hands.

Dimensions:

  • Width 80 mm.
  • Height 116 mm.
  • Full height ~150 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, white, painted and printed metal dial with circular clock face at centre.
  • Thin, black Roman numerals.
  • “St James LONDON” signature below clock face in cursive script.
  • Dark steel ‘Breguet’ style hands.

Movement

  • Platform Swiss lever escapement.
  • 8-day running time.
  • 11 jewels.
  • Manual winding.
  • Shockproof.
  • Signed “St James LONDON 11 Jewels”.
  • Gilt plates and wheels.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 4 weeks.
  • Average timekeeping range: 10-20 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

1920’s French Carriage Clock. 

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Case material

Brass

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

England

Size grade

50 mm and more

Year approx

1960