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Antique 18thc Austrian 3 Train Single Fusee Verge Grande Sonnerie Bracket Clock Musical 1/4 Striking Movement, Full Working Order

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3,342) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173291263645 This clock is a very Rare 18th Century 3 train single fusee verge mahogany musical bracket clock with it striking the Grande Sonnerie chime every 1/4 hour. The clock was made by Thomas Schonbock in around C1790 The clock has a absolutely amazing design to it with the raised top with 4 matching finials and the large fancy pierced carry handle to the centre, the case has superb proportions with glass sides and back through them all you can see the musical movement The mahogany case has an absolutely beautiful patina that can only be produced through time, it displays amazingly and is in excellent condition The clock has a hinged glazed front and back door with their original working locks and they use the same key The clock features an original brass and porcelain arched dial with fine brass austrian made hands. The dial has 2 subsiduary dials to the top arch with one being for silent/chime and the other for a night silent/strike with cast brass spandrels and a porcelain boss to the centre which is signed Thomas Schonbock in Segedin, the main porcelain dial has arabic numerals and a inner red calendar dial, the dial is in good condition but their are a few hairlines as im sure you can see in the pictures The movement is absoulutely fantastic. A 3 train single fusee with verge escapement. The movement benefits from a musical 1/4 striking strike which plays the grande sonnerie chime which means it strikes the one bell for the 1/4's and the second bell for the hour, you can see and hear this in the video above The movement is in perfect working order striking the musical chime exactly when it should and ticks away beautifully as well as you can see from the video above The movement has a silent/chime option so you can switch the strike off if you wanted The mechanism comes with a 6 month return to base warranty for extra piece of mind, please see the terms and conditions below The clock measures 22 inches high x 11.25 inches wide x 6 inches deep and looks super impressive wherever it is displayed This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room Approx Date: 1790 Reasons why you should buy your antique clock from Times & Chimes Ltd !!! We understand buying an antique clock is a big decision and we are very well experienced in current market's. We have many years experience in buying and selling original antique clocks which are carefully sourced and many from private collections and we know exactly whay buyers expect when purchasing such a prized possession and a potential investment. Here are some of the main reasons why you should buy your antique clocks from us for complete piece of mind 1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale 2 - Six month return to base warranty on mechanisms 3 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced 4 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale 5 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback 6 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly 7 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking Antique 18thc Austrian 3 Train Single Fusee Verge Grande Sonnerie Bracket Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them IMG 0380 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The bracket clock is in excellent condition for age. The case has a beautiful finish to the mahogany. The brass and porcelain dial is in good condition with a couple of tight hairlines in the porcelain as can be seen in the pictures. The beautiful 3 train single fusee verge musical grand sonnerie movement is in full working order, Age: C1790, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Austrian 18thc musical, Material: mahogany & Brass, Features: Verge Escapement

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