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Jaeger le Coultre, 1930s
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Jaeger le Coultre, 1930s

ATMOS, A GLASS AND CHROMIUM-PLATED METAL MANTLECLOCK

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Jaeger le Coultre, 1930s
ATMOS, A GLASS AND CHROMIUM-PLATED METAL MANTLECLOCK
The rectangular clock-face on shaped base, set with curved clear and sandblasted piece of glass, applied with chromium-plated metal number-indications
30 cm. high
Impressed under base LL and with metal tag Brevets J.L. Reutter S.D.G. Made in France
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In the early 1920s the atmospherical clock was developed by the Swiss firm Jaeger le Coultre. The clocks contain a gass-filled cylinder reacting upon the smallest changes of pressure and temperature, setting the mechanism in a nearly perpetual motion.
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