M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter

M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter

Price: € 12750

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter M221 Atmos clock in Orange, J.L. Reutter

Atmos clock in orange, J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. Cabinet in Art Deco style. Creme colored 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
100-390
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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