M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

Price: € 12750

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. M149 Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

Atmos clock, Amboina wood, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930.

Movement in Amboina wood cabinet in Art Deco style. Cream cloured dial with Roman numerals, signed “Atmos Pendule Perpetuelle, 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.

HxBxD 24x19x14 cm.

Origin
France
Period
1930
Signature
J.L. Reutter
Reference
100-73
Sizes
24 x 14 x 19 cm

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

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

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