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James Tregent London c. 1800 stock number 3468

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James Tregent London c.1800

A good small tavern clock by James Tregent, with a 22” white painted wood dial, the timepiece movement fronted by typical ‘pierced heart’ brass hands. The mahogany case has a fine flame veneer, a quarter round base with a door for pendulum regulation, and simple rounded ‘ears’. Total height - 47”

Stock No. 3468

The distinguished maker James Tregent, who was watchmaker to the Prince of Wales, is recorded working initially at 35 Strand in 1775, then in Leicester Fields (Leicester Square) as a member of the Clockmakers Company from 1781 - 1808.