London Observatory watch

    SKU: cmcn433310

    £195.00 Members' price *


    Watch adapted from one of master clock maker Thomas Tompion's (English, 1639–1713) classic timepieces held within the British Museum collection.

    Tompion was one of the most successful watch makers in Europe during his lifetime. Developed from a 17th century regulator clock designed for the royal observatory in Greenwich, this watch reproduces the sophistication and timeless design of the original.

    Features: 18ct gold overlay case, with mother of pearl dial. Black croco‐embossed leather strap with gold buckle. Quartz movement. Water resistant case only to 100m (330 feet).


    Product code: cmcn433310
    Details: Water resistant only to 100m
    Material: 18ct gold overlay case, mother of pearl dial, leather strap with gold buckle
    Size: Case: 3.75cm diam. Strap: adjusts from 16cm to 20cm.
    Weight: 0.1kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

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    Estimated Delivery times:
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    Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

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