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Antique Austrian Bracket Clock

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Seller: colistoke (218) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: GB, Item: 202231759009 BEAUTIFUL OLD AUSTRIAN GRANDE-SONNERIE BRACKET CLOCK-----CIRCA 1770---1780. AS CAN BE SEEN, THE WALNUT CASE IS IN GOOD CONDITION FOR ITS AGE. IT HAS A FINE OLD ARCHED BRASS DIAL WITH GOOD SPANDRELS AND A FINELY ENGRAVED CENTRE. ALTHOUGH NO MAKERS NAME, IT HAS, INTERESTINGLY, A FREEMASON SYMBOL IN THE CARTOUCHE. IN COMMON WITH MANY AUSTRIAN CLOCKS, ITS 3 TRAIN WITH GRANDE-SONNERIE STRIKING. AT EVERY QUARTER, IT STRIKES FIRST THE QUARTER ON THE SMALLER BELL, AND THEN THE PRECEDING HOUR ON THE LARGER BELL. IT HAS ITS ORIGINAL VERGE ESCAPEMENT WITH THE FALSE PENDULUM INDICATION---A RED STONE---- IN THE SLOT, AS MANY 18th BRACKET CLOCKS DO. THE GOING TRAIN HAS A FUSEE, THE OTHER 2 SPRINGS ARE BARRELLED. IN ADDITION, IT HAS A PULL-REPEAT WHICH, WHEN OPERATED, REPEATS THE LAST QUARTER. IT HAS A SIMPLE CALENDAR SHOWING THE DATE ABOVE THE 6 0'CLOCK POSITION. IT HAS A SHORT RUNNING DURATION OF 30 HOURS, IN COMMON WITH MOST SPRING DRIVEN AUSTRIAN CLOCKS. THE CLOCK IS OFFERED ON GOOD WORKING CONDITION. SIZE H = 40cms W = 30 cms D = 15 cms Condition: Good condition for its age---back door repaired., Clock Type: Bracket Clock, Type: Austrian Grand-Sonnerie, Material: Walnut, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Features: Calender, Style/ Origin/ Theme: 18th Century Inverted bell-top

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