London, South Kensington
11 July 2006
A French small engraved gilt-brass striking and repeating carriage clock with alarm, circa 1870
The gorge case with matted and foliate scroll engraved mask to white enamel Roman chapter disc, with blued steel Breguet hands and signed AUBERT & KLAFTENBERGER/PARIS, alarm disc below, the eight day twin barrel movement with silvered platform to bimetallic lever balance, strike/repeat/alarm on bell to back plate with repeat signature and numbered 3465 -- 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high, handle down; key, original brass-mounted and numbered leather travel case
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