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Berrollas’s Keyless Watch or Clock


£ 15.00

Contemporary announcement of the new Patent by J A Berrollas.

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2 1/2 page article in a complete issue of Mechanics' Magazine. No 236. Saturday, March 1, 1828.

This refers to Berrollas's pull-winding, as can be found in English watches of the period, the illustration showing its action on a watch with going-barrel.

Joseph Anthony Berrollas, Patent No 5586, December 1827. A most inventive watchmaker, holder of four patents, and early manufacturer of English carriage, alarm and wall clocks which today go mostly unrecognised. See also the recent article on Berrollas by David Buckden in the June 2017 issue of Antiquarian Horology.

Good clean condition. Has been bound, now disbound but all pages present and secure. Slight browning, as always. Rare.