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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 441

    An English brass striking lantern clock

    UNSIGNED. ELEMENTS SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An English brass striking lantern clock
    Unsigned. Elements second half 17th Century
    The case with circular capitals and bases to the columns, engraved brass front fret and plain brass side frets (probably all replaced), replaced brass side doors, iron back plate and hoop and spurs, the dial with engraved replaced plate, associated brass chapter ring, later blued steel hand, the short duration two train movement with separately wound trains, now with balance wheel escapement, countwheel strike with hammer positioned to the right; replacements to wheelwork, formerly with alarm; four lead weights
    39 cm. high


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