A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770

A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770

Price: € 8250

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770 A rare German brass alarm travel clock with travel case, circa 1770

Nice original and unusual travel clock with original travel case. The fusee movement has a duration of a day.

The dial

The clock has a 6.7-cm enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals and Arabic five-minute numerals. In the centre of this chapter ring is the enamel alarm disc with Arabic numerals. The pierced hands are made of gilt and engraved brass.

The movement

The plated movement is driven by a spring barrel in combination with a fusee and chain. It has a duration of thirty hours. It is being regulated by verge escapement in combination with a balance with hair spring and regulation. The movement has an alarm which strikes on a bell.

The case

The square brass case is shaped very simple and functional. The dial has a surround with a simple moulding. At the back the case has a door with the bell and a clip shutter. The whole is surmounted on small turned feet. The fine original travel case is till with this clock making it even more attractive.

Reference
400-150
Sizes
9 x 8 x 7.5 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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