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British Industrial History

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Peacock and Stevens

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Clockmakers, probably of London

c.1620 lantern clock on display at the World Museum, Liverpool (see photo). The oldest dated English lantern clock known to survive. Original verge escapement replaced with recoil escapement and long pendulum, probably c.1680.

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