A small and rare mid 18th century German spring-driven alarm timepiece 2
Lot 109*
A small and rare mid 18th century German spring-driven alarm timepiece
2
£ 1,000 - 2,000
US$ 1,400 - 2,800

Fine Clocks

13 Dec 2017, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A small and rare mid 18th century German spring-driven alarm timepiece
The shaped frame decorated with engraved foliage and scrolls, set with a pendulum holdfast on the left hand side, the three inch Roman and Arabic dial with alarm-setting disc to the centre, the spring driven movement with brass plates united by four turned pillars, verge escapement with front-mounted pendulum , the alarm train wound from the rear, all contained within a painted metal outer case with simple curved rear support strut, mounted on an oval ebonised base under a glass dome The frame 16cms (6.25ins) high. Height to the top of the dome 27cms (10.5ins) high. (2)
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