An almost identical clock, No. 3099, is illustrated, Derek Roberts, Carriage and Other Travelling Clocks, Atglen, 1993, p. 300, fig. 20-17.
James McCabe was apprenticed to Reid and Auld, Edinburgh and became Free of the Clockmakers' Company in 1822. He continued his father's business in The Royal Exchange, London and established strong trading relationships in India, exporting large numbers of clocks and watches.