Dating antique french clocks
The year is numbered from 1897-1906 and discs needed after these years were probably made up to fit or supplied extra with the clock. The maker of clock is by Brunelot Price: £2900 Rare Guilmet Windmill Automaton Clock Very fine example of a Guilmet windmill automaton clock with thermometers in Celsius and Fahrenheit and a barometer mounted above the clock.The windmill automaton is wound by opening the door on base .This incredible 5 tube, "Wintermaiden, Germany" Movement hand-painted French case clock is absolutely original, incredible and untouched.The movement was serviced and lubricated and works great, but the case is in its original state and has never been refinished or polished. Call Dave at 215-749-2104 for questions about the clock or shipping costs. Elliot of London was one of the finest movement companies that made clock movements during the early 1900s-1920s.Rare French Fusee Carriage Clock c1880 This rare drum clock is mounted in a circular nickel plated case with half baluster pillars with a central glass section to view the movement.Has a rare dual lever platform escapement where the escape wheel acts in a vertical plane and pallets operate in a horizontal plane.We deliver and set -up longcase clocks in the UK free of charge.
The day and date change over automatically and month and year are changed manually.
Please take notice of the super thick brass plates and the MOVEMENT is Durfee not the case which is most likely RJ Horner of New York.
Some Durfee clocks are fitted with NON-Durfee Movements which greatly diminish their value.
Restored recently This clock dates c1890 Price: POA Charles x French Mantle Clock with Thermometer.
Nice French striking mantle clock by Brocot signed on movement and also on back of dial.
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