Seller: cgfclocks (2,014) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122459135512 Wonderful Antique Brass Lantern Clock with JAPY FRERES & CIE FRENCH MOVEMENT CLEANED & SERVICED PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR OTHER ITEMS WE HAVE FOR SALEALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' DESCRIPTION: This is a wonderful brass antique style lantern clock which is of nice grand proportions measuring just over 12 inches high. It has an FRENCH movement by JAPY FRERES & CIE, and as such is signed at the bottom of the dial. The movement has recently been cleaned and serviced. The clock is surmounted by five finials and has a strapped bell. The wonderful finials and feet are solid cast brass and in excellent order. The pediment is lovely and elaborate fretted detailing in the upstands which adorn the front and both sides, in addition the front upstand has been nicely engraved. The case is a wonderful colour from age just as you would expect to find it. The clock has a beautifully engraved dial with lovely scroll engravings to the centre. The dial also has a large engraved chapter ring with Roman numerals and markers between the numeral. The rear of the clock has a door which can be opened to view and access the movement. To the rear the clock has a door which is made from brass which opens to access the movement. The movement is stamped trademark for Japy Freres,which includes the words 'JAPY FRERES & CIE MEDAILLE D'HONNEUR' and 'MADE IN FRANCE' along with the numbers '86964'. Japy Freres was founded by Frederic Japy of Beaucount, who was born in the own of Beaucourt in France 1749, and first made movements for the clock industry at his factory in 1777, in the region of La Franche-Compte. He went on to become the largest and most commercially important clock making concern in France. The movement is exceptionally clean having recently been cleaned and serviced and is happily ticking away and keeping good time. The clock strikes the hours on the bell and also strikes once on the half past. The movement is access via a door to the rear. In addition this clock comes complete with it's winding key DIMENSIONS: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 4.25 inches (11 cm) wide across the dial - 4.25 inches (11 cm) deep - 12 inches (30.5 cm) high AGE: The clock dates to circa 1880. CONDITION: The clock is in lovely condition and the case is a nice mellow colour and has age marks just as you would expect to find it. The clock is in working and the movement is lovely and clean having recently been cleaned and serviced. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a superb lantern clock, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! 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. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION'Ref: lantern clock 11 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in lovely condition and the case is a nice mellow colour and has age marks just as you would expect to find it. The clock is in working and the movement is lovely and clean having recently been cleaned and serviced.