Derek Roberts, Mystery, Novelty and Fantasy Clocks, Schiffer, 1999, p.270, fig.22-38; Sotheby's New York, The Joseph M. Meraux Collection of Rare and Unusual Clocks, 28 June 1993, lot 36.
There are two versions of the automaton locomotive clock. The present example represents a European train and the other has a 'cow-catcher' at the front, representing an American locomotive. Examples of the latter model have been sold Christie's London, Important Clocks and Marine Chronometers, 5 July 2006, lot 91 and Antiquorum New York, Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks, 6 & 7 December 2006, lot 302. See also Roberts, op.cit, p.269, fig.22-37.