|Object Name||Clock, Ship's|
|Other Name||Kirk Patent Marine Movement|
30-hour spring-driven time and strike marine movement patented by Charles Kirk April 3. 1847, #5045, with cast iron back plate, blanked brass front plate, single main spring in cast iron barrel for both time and strike trains, double wheel escapement with detatched lever and balance. Hour wheel missing.
Ref: Bulletin No. 225, "Charles Kirk's Cast Iron Back Plate Movement" by James C. Price, p. 439
|Maker||Marine Clock Manufacturing Company|
|Material||brass, iron, steel|
|Place of Origin||Whitneyville (Hamden), Connecticut, USA|