M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter

M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter

Price: € 5950

Offered by Van Brug Collection



M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter M260 Rare Wooden Atmos Clock J.L. Reutter

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

Origin
France
Period
1930
Reference
100-499
Sizes
23 x 25 x 12 cm

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

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

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