Wood, leather, brass, other metal, glass
Overall: 3 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 30.2 cm )
painted in black: on dial: "PATENT / LEVER ESCAPEMENT" engraved: on bronze plaque: "GENERAL SEDGEWICK / 1862 1902" printed paper label: affixed to back of clock: "NEW HAVEN CLOCK Co. / MANUFACTURERS OF / NIGHT AND ONE DAY / BRASS CLOCKS, / Time Pieces
Octagonal ship's clock with dial mounted in leather-bound wooden frame; circular glass window set in brass frame with hinge and latch; sheet metal backing for dial painted with black Roman numerals and inscriptions on white ground; smaller, second-counting dial below central dial; bronze plaque below dial.
The bronze plaque was most likely added by the collector, George W. Murdock.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.