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Lot 43: An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810

1182: Bang on Time: Pocket Watches

by Auctionata AG

21 October 2016

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
  • An Octagonal Carriage Clock with Music Mechanism, CH, c. 1810
   
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Description: Brass, fire-gilded, metal, glass, textile
Switzerland, c. 1810
Circular brass movement, spring driven with going barrel, verge escapement with balance wheel
2-3 days running duration
Repetition function and music mechanism, both with drawstring
Silver-colored chapter ring with black Roman hour-markers, outer minute ring with dot indices, rhombs-relief, blued Breguet-hands
Octagonal case with glazed front and carrying handle
Verso florally pierced sound hole with textile lining
Two keys are included
Dimensions: 15.2 x 10.2 x 3 cm
Very good condition
Fully functional; music automaton with lovely sound

Condition:
The carriage clock is in a very good condition with natural signs of age and wear. Dial, glass and case in places slightly scratched and rubbed. Hands slightly oblique, so they easily get wedged. During in house testing, the timepiece was fully functional, repetition function and music automaton are also running; no guarantee on long term precision and regularity. The dimensions measure 15.2 x 10.2 x 3 cm. (nlu)

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