A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880

A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880

Price: € 4500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880 A small French gilt travel clock by Margaine, circa 1880

Attractive small French travel clock in an arched gilt brass case. Good movement with eight duration.

The Dial

The 3.2-cm enamel dial hasRoman numerals and is signed for the retailer Hazerbroucq 16 Rue de la Paix Paris. The spade hands are made of blued steel.

The Movement

The movement is being driven by a spring barrel with a fixed winding key and has a duration of eight days. It has a platform lever escapement with balance wheel. The back plate is numbered 19450 and has the trade mark of the renown carriage clockmaker Margaine.

The Case

The arched gilt brass case is unusual in form and is surmounted by a hinged arched handle. At the back is a door and at the front a glazed bezel. It is placed on its flat base.

Margaine

M. Margaine is known with both collectors and connoisseurs as one of the best makers of French carriage clock in the second half of the 19th Century. He is recorded working in the Rue du Fg Poissonnière from 1873 on and in the Rue du Bondy between 1904 and 1914. In 1874 he registered his famous trade mark. Tardy, Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français, pp. 433.

Signature
Margaine
Reference
400-157
Sizes
7.5 x 5.5 x 4.2 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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