4 July 2007
A French engraved brass grande sonnerie eight day carriage clock with alarm
No. 1174. Circa 1860
The foliate engraved corniche case with three position strike selector to underside, the Roman and Arabic white enamel dial with subsidiary alarm ring and Breguet hands, twin barrels movement with silvered platform to bimetallic lever balance, strike/repeat/alarm on a pair of bells to back plate numbered 1174
6in. (15.3 cm.) high, handle down
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