Tompion Pocket Watch

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 26 October 2023
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A pocket watch made by the London clockmaker Thomas Tompion (1639-1713). Using a balance spring, such watches greatly improved accuracy over pendulum clocks. Made between 1675 and 1700. Made of silver, steel, and tortoiseshell. (Science Museum, London)

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