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Repeating watch in silver-gilt case. Thirty hour duration, four pillar, gilt brass, capped fusee movement with verge escapement. Brass balance with blued-steel, flat spiral balance spring. Pierced and engraved balance cock with diamond endstone in polished steel setting. Tompion style regulators with silver regulating disc with engraved Roman numerals I to VI. The watch belonged to Admiral Sir George Byng, Lord Torrington. Thomas Windmills (circa 1672-1737), the maker was the son of the famous London maker Joseph Windmills. Thomas Windmills joined the Clockmakers Company in 1695, becoming master in 1718.
- Image reference: E2037
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London