New York, Park Avenue
30 October 1996
A FRENCH GILT-BRASS QUARTER-STRIKING CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH ALARM
retailed by henry capt, geneva, no. 3761. last quarter 19th century
The plain cannelee case with gilt mask to the circular white enamel Roman dial with Arabic five minutes and blued steel spade hands, signed in the center Henry Capt., with alarm disc below, the silvered lever platform with bimetallic balance, strike/repeat/alarm on gong via three hammers, repeat signature and numbered 3761 to the backplate; leather travelling case
5in. (12.5cm.) high (2)
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