A LATE VICTORIAN HUMPBACK SILVER-CASED QUARTER STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK

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A LATE VICTORIAN HUMPBACK SILVER-CASED QUARTER STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK
Haley, London; casemaker Charles James Fox, London, 1884

the silver engine-turned dial with Roman and Arabic chapter ring, regulation slide at X, pierced blued hands for hours and minutes with gold sweep centre seconds hand, gevolving silver disc in the arch for age and phase of moon, the gilt movement with four ringed pillars and twin chain fusees, lever escapement mounted on the frontplate with plain three-armed steel balance and flat blued steel hairspring, the movement carrying only the centre wheel and pinion for third wheel, quarter strike assembly mounted within the plates on a separate sub-assembly with regulation for the speed of strike on two steel gongs of round section, the quarter work and pull repeat assembly mounted on the backplate with engraved signature Haley. London. m pne, the silver humpback case on simple bun feet and with chain-link handle; green leather and gold-tooled travelling case with hinged sides and gilt handle to top
5½in. (13.8cm.) high (2)
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