M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock

M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock

Price: € 22500

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock M256 Rare wooden Reutter Atmos clock

Rare Atmos clock in wooden cabinet , J.L. Reutter, France circa 1930. Cabinet in Art Deco style. Champagne colored dial with daggerJ.L. Reutter 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.

Origin
France
Period
1930
Reference
100-492
Sizes
26.5 cm

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

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

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