Early German clockwatch

Stock No. 1642

Johannes Buz
Augsburg, c1630
Silver pair cases, 59 mm.
Hourly striking clockwatch, pre-hairspring verge escapement

Price £9500

An early 17th century self striking clockwatch movement, with pre-hairspring verge escapement, in later silver engraved and pierced pair cases.

MOVEMENT : Gilded verge escapement, with an engraved and pierced balance cock, and steel balance without hairspring. Engraved brass count wheel. Four fancy round baluster pillars, engraved striking spring barrel and beautifully pierced and engraved striking gate. Fusee cone with chain and no stop work.