M194 Atmos clock with colored Mirrors cabinet, number 6866 J.L. Reutter, France

M194 Atmos clock with colored Mirrors cabinet, number 6866 J.L. Reutter, France

Price: € 6750

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M194 Atmos clock with colored Mirrors cabinet, number 6866 J.L. Reutter, France M194 Atmos clock with colored Mirrors cabinet, number 6866 J.L. Reutter, France

Movement in wood cabinet with colored mirrors, in Art Deco style. purple/copper cloured dial with arabic and Index numerals, signed “Atmos Pendule Perpétuelle, made in Paris, Brevets J. L. Reutter. A rare find in this original nice condition.

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
100-299
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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