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French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.

An attractively plain carriage clock of quality.

Stock No:   14167

The eight day duration two train movement, with flirt-release rack striking. Sounding the hours and halfs on a coiled gong and having a repeat-at-will function. Also having its original jewelled, good quality, ratchet-toothed, side lever platform escapement with lower endstones throughout.

Behind a 2 3/4" x 4" white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, inner circular line and outer minute ring also, 'Lance and Spade' blued steel hands.

Contained in a 'Corniche' gilt brass case with a pinned and hinged bow handle and bevelled glass panels the top of which being oval.

* The Corniche style of case was a step up from the 'Obis' and was more expensive to produce. The handle is typical for this case style. The dial is in excellent condition and most importantly, it has its original escapement.

** The repeat button on top of the case allows the user to activate the strike during darkness, the clock will immediately repeat the last hour passed.

Dimensions:                7" high with the handle up x 3 5/8" wide x 3 1/4" deep.

Circa:                          1880.

Condition:                    The gilding is not perfect and two panels have small corner chips otherwise, excellent.

Price:                            £2,250.00

Investment forecast:    5. (This indicates an expected value increase of 50% over a 10 year period). 

French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.
  • French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.
  • French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.
  • French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.
  • French repeating carriage clock in a corniche styled case. Circa 1880.
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