A good and rare mid 19th century French brass carriage alarm clock with subsidiary seconds indication, in the original travelling case
Lot 3
A good and rare mid 19th century French brass carriage alarm clock with subsidiary seconds indication, in the original travelling case
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
amended
Auction Details
Lot Details
A good and rare mid 19th century French brass carriage alarm clock with subsidiary seconds indication, in the original travelling case
Surmounted by a turned handle over bevelled glazed panels and a shuttered rear panel, the rectangular silvered Roman dial with subsidiary seconds at XII and alarm-setting dial at VI, the movement with lever platform escapement striking the hours and sounding the alarm on a bell, presented in the original travelling case with central brass handle and twin side buckles, with velvet lined interior. 18.5cms (7.25ins) high.

Saleroom notices

  • Contrary to the catalogue description, this clock is a marriage of case, dial and movement and is not an original example.
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  1. Charles Crisford
    Auction Administration - Clocks
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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  2. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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