Christiaan Huygens Clock Automated Moving Violin Players 3 Melodies Triple Chime

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller vintage-dutch-clocks (5,228) 100%, Location: Rotterdam, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 392426318130 Beautiful original huge 50cm high and rare Dutch Christiaan Huygens triple chime automated bracket / mantel clock. Moving (automated) violins on the hour. Total of 3 choices of melodies (see movie) and moving violins and in full working condition. Melodies are Westminster, Whittington & St Michaels via a switch to the right of the clock. Also with working rolling moon dial feature and separate silent switch to the left of the dial. Complete with original paperwork and folder.. It was first brought new in 1986. See it next to one of my regular clock on picture 4 to give an idea to the clocks shear size. See movie footage via the link below.Simply copy the link below and paste to your browser. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1IMTKZbeg&feature=youtu.be 50cms / 19.68'' inches with brass handle raised. The clock model features a penny rolling moon dial and with triple chime feature and automated moving violins that move with the musical chime (see movie). The clock case is in the beautiful square model and with a beautiful nut wood case. On either side of the case their are 2 large wooden fretwork sounding panels with their original material behind them and both in perfect condition.This panels enhance the sounding of the chimes from the clock.A beautiful large brass handle and four brass acorns that sit on top. Also beautiful large brass feet.. This rare clock model also features this triple chime feature that is located to the right hand side of the dial, simply move the switch to choose the melody, 3 different chimes to include Westminster, Whittington & St Michaels, on the left hand side is a switch to put the clock into silent mode if needed.On the bottom of the dial is the name F. L. Jonker who would have retailed this clock.The dial is beautiful with many beautiful colours.On the rear door is brass plaque . The 8 day movement has a balance wheel escapement and is striking on 8 rods in total. The quarter chiming musical chimes every quarter of an hour on 8/4 rods and the hourly strike on 3 rods on the hour after the musical chimes have finished playing. The movement is in perfect working order clean and crisp. Brass feet will be removed for transit and simply screw back in.The key is fixed to the base under the clock. DIMENSIONS: 19.68 inches / 50cm high with handle 14.1 inches / 36cm wide.9.4 inches / 24cm deep. This clock weighs 7kg approx. unpacked. Please view the pictures before bidding.. PayPal only. WE OFFER FREE POSTAGE ON THIS PRODUCT AND THEREFORE RETURNS ON THIS ITEM IS AT THE BUYERS OWN EXPENSE.. This product is located in The Netherlands.. Dutch VAT Margin Scheme applicable.. This item is a used second hand item and may have/show signs of usage and wear. Please look to all pictures.. The pictures do not do this clock justice as it is simply stunning. Our items are guaranteed to be listed correctly and represented to the best of our knowledge. Many of the items that we sell are classed as Vintage or Antique and therefore are not brand new out of a box, and may have minor nicks, dings, scuffs, scratches, wear due to being used over the many years. All of our listings we try to be as complete as possible with the description of the products we sell and offer additional pictures and movie footage. The listing is completed as expected with any defects listed however this does not imply that the lot is in perfect (new in a box) condition or completely free from wear and tear from imperfections. If you require more details on this product or have any specific questions please email me before you bid and I will only be to happy to answer your questions within 24 hours.. Additional return policy details: A note about shipping. Overseas packages are posted via international standard to sign for service with insurance.. We take great care and attention to our packing and shipping and your item is covered with a 30 day return policy. Photo's will be requested by the buyer on all damaged goods so that a claim can be made. Clocks and Barometers may require adjustment since the constant vibration and jarring of shipment often causes them to go out of beat, or a pin or lever may loosen during shipment and may need a service by a clockmaker should this be the case then a solution can be agreed. Please note we do not offer a guarantee on parts external or internal as this is a used/second-hand item. We are not clockmakers, we do not repair clocks. We do not service the clocks ourselves or guarantee the moving parts of the clock as they are all original, however if we obtain a clock that is not running then it is repaired and service by our local clock maker.. We ensure they are all running for a period of 7 days before they are listed. We cannot guarantee the time keeping of your clock simply due to it being posted out and subjected to harsh treatment which may effect the running. We will offer advice with regards to set up and adjustment if required by mail or we may will call you. We do advise that you have a service, meaning a clean and oiling as you would should you be buying a second hand car. This is at your own expense.. A service will ensure the smooth running of your clock for many years to come and is inexpensive.. Condition: Rare Bracket Clock moving automated violins when the clock chimes. Complete With Paperwork.. This clock is 50cms high, see pictures against a regular mantel clock. This clock is in full working used condition.. Features to include 3 different melodies Westminster, Whittington & St Michaels, This has a working rolling penny moon dial and separate silent switch option., Featured Refinements: Automaton Moving Violins Triple Chime, Age: Vintage, Material: Wood, Other, Christian Huygens Mantel Clock: Vintage, Christiaan Huygens Triple Chime Clock: Rare Vintage, Type: Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Features: Moonphase, Sub-Type: Mantel Clock, Brand: Christian Huygens, Clock Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Antique/ Vintage, Clock Sub-Type: Mantel Clock

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