A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande sonnerie and repeating carriage clock with alarm, case and key Numbered 2184 2

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A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande sonnerie and repeating carriage clock with alarm, case and key
Numbered 2184 2

Sold for £ 4,000 (US$ 4,983) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

11 Jul 2018, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande sonnerie and repeating carriage clock with alarm, case and key
Numbered 2184
The shaped handle over a moulded cornice with repeat button, bevelled glass panels and moulded base, the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with blued steel hands and alarm setting subsidiary, the movement with large silvered platform carrying the bimetallic balance and English-style lever escapement, striking the hours and quarters on a pair of blued steel coiled gongs, the strike train de/activated via a three-position selection lever to the underside marked Gde.Sonnerie/Silence/Pte Sonnerie. In the original silk- and velvet-lined travelling case with sliding front cover, and original double-ended winding key numbered to the side 19cms (7.5ins) high. (2)
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