A maker that needs no introduction, here is a superb quality ships striking clock by Dent of London (circa 1920). The case is solid brass with a steel web interior and apertures for sound, a heavy duty brass door with thick bevelled glass. A painted face with the 1920s Dent triangular logo and model number, this number is also stamped on the rear of the movement, finished with a pair of blued steel hands. The 8-day movement is in full working order (just serviced inc the platform) this operates with a quality jewelled lever escapement, having quality wheels, a complex strike train and twin hammers.
A mounted large steel bell is struck with the ships (watch) strike sequence (a document to explain this will accompany the clock), the clock has an addition to this strike pattern to indicate the first dog watch, last dog watch and first watch. Absolute quality from the maker, the clock can be wall mounted or remain on its original solid oak rest. Measurement of the timepiece is: Rear flange 27.2 cm diameter, 16cm deep, face measures approx 19cm. On it's rest: 30cm high, 27.5 wide and 16cm deep.
The item "A quality ships bulkhead clock by Dent Bell strike ships sequence + Dog watch" is in sale since Saturday, June 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Wall Clocks\Post-1900". The seller is "rotherwoods-8" and is located in Rotherham. This item can be shipped worldwide.