M137 Atmos clock with Mirrors, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

M137 Atmos clock with Mirrors, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

Price: € 10500

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M137 Atmos clock with Mirrors, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. M137 Atmos clock with Mirrors, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

Movement in wood cabinet with mirrors, in Art Deco style. Cream cloured dial with Index numerals, signed “Atmos Pendule Perpétuelle, made in Paris, Brevets J. L. Reutter.

With the original Atmos clockwork. The drum of the clock contains a mercury- and gas tube. Changes in weather conditions in particular temperature causes volumes changes. This generates a thermic in the barrel. The fluctuations and rotations are collected and the energy is used to drive the movement continuously. It is therefore called Pendule Perpétuelle. The invention was made by a French engineer, Jean Leon Reutter.

Origin
France
Period
1930
Signature
J.L. Reutter
Reference
100-120
Sizes
24 x 19 x 14 cm

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

+31 (0)612966627
http://www.vanbrugcollection.eu

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