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French Hour Repeating Carriage Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

French Hour Repeating Carriage Clock, retailed by West & Son, Paris, with brass and beveled glass case, enameled dial with Roman numerals and marked with retailer's name, eight-day time, strike, alarm and hour repeat on command with platform escapement, ht. with handle extended, 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

slight chip on rear glass corner, otherwise all glass in good condition, hairlines on dial, movement running but could use a cleaning.

Keywords

Paris, Carriage clock, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Striking clock, Time