4 July 2007
A French small brass and silvered brass and marmo nero Belgio eight day novelty timepiece with moving pump
Guilmet, Paris, No.323, retailed by Camerden & Forster, New York. Circa 1890
The enamel Roman dial signed CAMERDEN & FORSTER/NEW YORK, the beam above forming the compound pendulum for the single barrel movement stamped GLT/PARIS and numbered 323
7 in. (18 cm.) high
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Derek Roberts, Mystery, Novelty and Fantasy Clocks, Schiffer,
1999, p.264, fig.22-25; Sotheby's New York, The Joseph M. Meraux
Collection of Rare and Unusual Clocks, 28 June 1993, lot 34.
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