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JAMES McCABE

ROYAL EXCHANGE
LONDON
No: 3506
Date: c1855

A fine English Carriage Clock with travelling case and winding key.

The glazed gilt-brass case with shuttered rear door and folding handle; the silvered dial with Roman numerals and blued steel fleur de lys hands signed JAMES McCABE, LONDON, No. 3506; the eight-day duration two train chain fuseé movement, signed and numbered by the maker, sounding the hours on a gong, with repeat via a button, having a ratchet-tooth lever escapement with gilt platform and a bimetallic compensated balance with strike/silent selection lever at the rear.
Together with green baize lined brass bound mahogany travelling case with sliding aperture and recessed brass carrying handle containing the original numbered winding key.
Case height: 6 ½ inches (16.5cms)
Height of travelling case: 8 inches (20cms)