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Mahogany Carriage Clock by James McCabe
- This solid mahogany traveling clock was crafted by celebrated London clockmaker James McCabe
- McCabe timepieces were owned by notable figures including Horatio Nelson and George Washington
- This elegant clock has the quintessential hallmarks of McCabe
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The fine quality double chain fusée movement has the original platform lever escapement. The hours are struck via rack strike on a bell on the backplate, which is signed "James McCabe". Likewise, the silvered brass dial is signed "James McCabe / Royal Exchange London" and numbered "1658". This fantastic timepiece is a paragon of horology representing a pivotal shift in timepiece design.
Clock: 6” wide x 5 3/8“ deep x 9 1/4” high Case: 7 7/8“ wide x 7 1/4” deep x 12 5/8“ high