A 19th century french brass repeating carriage clock Francois-Arsene' Margaine
Lot 257
A 19th century French brass repeating carriage clock Francois-Arsene' Margaine
Sold for £237 (US$ 406) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
4 Sep 2012 15:00 BST

Auction 19901
Lot Details
A 19th century French brass repeating carriage clock
Francois-Arsene' Margaine
Have a white-enamelled Roman dial with moon hands, the two-train movement with exposed balance wheel, striking on a coiled gong, bearing "A.M" mark around a beehive motif, numbered 8483, in an Anglaise case, Lacks key 14cm, high excluding handle

Footnotes

  • Francois-Arsene' Margaine of Paris was a famous maker of carriage clocks, Trademark "A.M" with a clock in the form of a beehive between the letters. Pitcher & Co imported Margaine clocks up to 1914.
    Margaine was awarded a Silver Medal and the Paris Exhibition of 1889, and a Gold Medal in 1900.
    Allix and Bonnert. Carriage Clocks. Baron Publishing. 1974.
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