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Antique French RICHARD & CIE Masked Dial Brass Carriage Clock & Key WORKING (64)

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,874) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 381765385862 Wonderful French Bronzed Finish Brass Carriage Clock RICHARD ET CIE PLEASE VIEW OUR BAY SHOP FOR OTHER ITEMS WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This is a lovely masked dial brass carriage clock which has a very pretty floral dial. The clock was retailed by Richard & Cie PARIS and the movement is stamped 'R & Co MADE IN PARIS'. This has a lovely shaped brass case which is finished with a pretty shaped carrying handel to the top. The clock has rectangular bevelled glass to all four sides and oval bevelled glass to the top. The dial is set out nicely with fine Roman numerals with small Arabic numerals above and between the Roman numerals are is small gilt triangles. Then in the centre of the dial is a wonderful floral pattern which is extremely fine and has been created in wonderful colours which sets the dial off beautifully. The dial has a wonderful gilded mask and the mask itself is beautifully patterned. The clock is wound and the hands adjusted from the rear, as can be seen from the photographs. The clock is complete with it's double ended winding key. Access to the movement is via the door to the rear. The clock is also in good working order. The movement is stamped to the top 'R & CO MADE IN PARIS'. According to 'Carriage Clocks: Their History and Development by Charles Allix' , Richard & Cie was founded in Paris in 1848 under a different name and added a branch in London in 1857. Then in 1867 the branch became Richard & Co. of 24 Cannon Street, London. In France, this would be Richard et Cie. Allix also says that the inscription 'R & Co' without the full trademark probably denotes a clock handled by Richard but not made by them. In addition in 'Clock and Waltchmaker of the World Volume 2 by Brian Loomes it indicates that the London business lasted until 1881. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 14 cm high with handle up / 11.5 cm high with handle down - 8 cm across the front of the clock - 6.5 cm deep AGE: The clock is circa 1880 / 1890. CONDITION: The case is in nice condition just minor marks commensurate with age and careful use and the glass is free from cracks or chips. The clock is also in good working order. The clock is complete with a winding key. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a superb carriage clock in a lovely unusual shaped case, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions on 01829 733028. Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. Ref: carriage clock 64 Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: Please see photographs and description. The case is in nice condition just minor marks commensurate with age and careful use and the glass is free from cracks or chips. The clock is also in good working order. The clock is complete with a winding key., Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Features: 8-Day, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Carriage Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Victorian, Material: Brass, Condition: Used

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