Details
IMAGE number
CH5676330
Title
Calendar watch, c.1780 (silver case)
Artist
American School, (18th century) / American
Location
Private Collection
Medium
silver case
Date
c. 1780 AD (C18th AD)
Description
The earliest known calendar watch made entirely on American soil, having Voight's double virgule escapement, with adjustable temperature compensation, special wheel work, and a silver case made for Francis Bailey. Movement signed Henry Voight, Philadelphia, dial signed Francis Bailey, Printer, Philadelphia. Case stamped with Voight's master mark 'HV', movement No. 22.
Photo credit
Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ complications / dial / watches / roman numerals / historical / dials / complication / timepieces / time / watch / horology / timepiece / henry voight / francis bailey / double virgule escapement / calendar watch
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