Nr. 193 A Swiss gilt Pendule D’ Officier, 8 days, grande sonnerie, circa1810. With the original mahogany travelling case. This three train clock has grande sonnerie striking and alarm. It has anchor escapement. There is a lever in the base for grande sonnerie/quarters/silence and pull wind for the alarm and repeat. White enamelled dial signed Vanderschen à Bruxelles, Arabic chapters and Breguet hands. HWD 19x16x12 (handle low) cm.Attributed to Robert/Couvoisier Switzerland. Literature; ‘Carriage and other Travelling clocks’. Derek Roberts, p. 19; ‘Carriage clocks’ Charles Allix and Peter Bonnert, p. 26. Price on request.
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