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Period: Gilded Copper Watch with Sharkskin and Floral Designs
Medium: Gilded copper
Origin: England
Dimensions: 10 × 13 × 3.5 cm

Chiming at every quarter hour, this watch has a fusee system and verge escapement. On the enamel dial, the hours are denoted with Roman numerals, while the five-minute marks are in Arabic numerals. Each minute is marked by a line, and between each line are four dots. It has a British balance cock. The windup is on the back of the case, there is a spring barrel for the chiming, and the timekeeping rate can be regulated. The hands are in the Beetle & Poker style. 

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