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French Grande Sonnerie Carriage Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

French Grande Sonnerie Carriage Clock, with beveled glass case and brass case, carrying handle and repeat button, enameled dial with Roman numerals and Arabic alarm dial, grande or petite sonnerie on command selection lever on the underside, eight-day time, strike, alarm and quarter repeat movement with platform lever escapement, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Movement in running condition, could use lubrication, case in somewhat polished condition, all glass intact and with no cracks or imperfections, dial without any hairlines, remnants of probable seller's name.

Keywords

Clocks, Escapements, Grande sonnerie, Horology, Lever escapement, Sonnerie, Striking clock