1 July 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A French gilt-brass striking and repeating eight day carriage clock with musical alarm
The anglaise riche case with ripple mouldings, reeded columns with Corinthian capitals to all angles, gilt-brass mask to white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc above subsidiary white enamel Arabic alarm disc, blued steel Breguet hands, the twin barrels movement with silvered platform to bi-metallic lever balance, strike/repeat/alarm on gong, the alarm also with trip to musical movement housed in the base and playing four airs via 6 cm. long pin barrel, with manual trip to rear, the back plate numbered 629; winding key
7 in. (18 cm.) high, handle down
Acquired from The Clock Shop, Weybridge, 23 February 1974.
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