Clocks Sale | 18 April 2013
Two French carriage timepieces, circa 1900, each with eight day movement and...
Sold for £220
Two French carriage timepieces, circa 1900, each with eight day movement and replaced platform lever escapement, the first with white enamel Arabic numeral dial within a rectangular frosted gilt brass mask in a serpentine outline bevel glazed case with hinged carrying handle and turned feet, with original leather covered guard case; the second with similar dial in a bevel glazed 'obis' type case, (2).
Clock 1 -serpentine outline in leather outer case: Movement has replaced escapement but is clean and in working order. Dial appears free from damage. Case is in clean condition with no visible damage to glasses. Outer leather case is lacking strap handle, glass and blank dial inserts and is generally worn.
Clock 2: Movement has replaced escapement but is in working condition. Mask of dial is discoloured/tarnished, enamel appears undamaged. case has poorly cut repalcement glasses to both side otherwise appears free form damage but is generally dull/tarnished.
There are no winding keys in the lot.
Thursday 18 April 2013, 10.00am
Bristol Saleroom 2
Wednesday 17th April 10.30am - 6.00pm
Morning of sale from 9.00am