A fine mid 19th century French repeating carriage clock with alarm and calendar Drocourt, No. 6859 1

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A fine mid 19th century French repeating carriage clock with alarm and calendar
Drocourt, No. 6859 1

Sold for £ 2,805 (US$ 3,611) inc. premium

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19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A fine mid 19th century French repeating carriage clock with alarm and calendar
Drocourt, No. 6859
This fine gorge case carriage clock has an all over engraved case with large bevelled glass panels and a repeat button. The mask dial fully engraved, the enamel dial and hands over three subsidiary dials displaying day, alarm and date. The two train movement retains the original lever platform escapement, and there is hour and half hour striking with the added alarm facility. The scratched marks on the base includes the date 1868. This is the probable date of manufacture from the earlier production of Drocurt clocks. Drocourt the founder of the business handed the succession to his son Alfred in 1880. Pierre Drocourt exhibited widely during the 1860s, in Besancon, Paris and London.



J.N.Bullen 1868 etched to bottom. 17cms (6 3/4ins)high (1)
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