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A French brass and silvered brass and marmo nero Belgio eight day striking novelty clock with revolving bar-bell press

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Fly Press A French brass and silvered brass and marmo nero Belgio eight day striking novelty clock with revolving bar-bell press

GUILMET, PARIS, NO.1738. CIRCA 1890

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Fly Press A French brass and silvered brass and marmo nero Belgio eight day striking novelty clock with revolving bar-bell press Guilmet, Paris, No.1738. Circa 1890 The gilt painted dial with Arabic chapters, the single barrel movement with bar-bell press forming the pendulum, stamped GLT/PARIS and numbered 1738 12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Sotheby's New York, The Joseph M. Meraux Collection of Rare and Unusual Clocks, 28 June 1993, lot 10.
Literature
Illustrated, Derek Roberts, Mystery, Novelty and Fantasy Clocks, Schiffer, 1999, p.265, fig.22-29b.
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