No. 061 A fine French carriage clock, gilt case with grande sonnerie, circa 1870.
Particularly impressive is the striking. A choice between grande sonnerie, petite sonnerie or silance. Classic 8 day movement. A corniche cased clock striking on gongs. Signed V.R. Breveté Paris.
The letters stand for V. Reclus, Rue du Temple 14, Paris. ...a beautiful collection of carriage clock… at the Paris Exhibition of 1867, …silver medal for carriage clocks 1878. Page 449 Carriage Clocks The History and development, by Charles Allix and Peter Bonnet.HxWxD. Price € 4.850, -
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