Clock Makers: Q

Q.  English & European Clock Makers


Quainte  London.  1650-1700.   Maker of a round gold watch enamelled by Huand Freres, with outer case of shagreen.

Quare, Daniel. London. Admitted Clockmakers’ Company 1671. Warden 1705, 06, 07. Master 1708. He was a great clockmaker. In 1676 he invented the repeating movement in watches by which they were made to strike at will. In 1687 placed the minute hand concentric with the hour hand on clocks. A clock by him at Hampton Court goes twelve months with one winding. In 1695 he obtained a patent for barometers. He died in 1724 and was buried in the Quaker burying-ground at Bunhill Fields.

Quare & Horseman. London. 1700-37. Makers of splendid watch and chatelaine set with pink topazes.

Quash, Joseph. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1646.

Quin,’ Edward. London. Clockmakers’ Company. 1805. Fleet Street