Late 18Th C Period Of The Revolution French Comtoise 8 Day Wall Clock Gwo

Unsold £520.00 Buy It Now or Best Offer, £19.06 Shipping, eBay Money Back Guarantee

Seller: ctagrayuk (1,084) 100%, Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of), Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 143449413896 A late 18th century French Comtoise type wall clock dating from the Revolutionary period. Single piece white enamel dial. Fine brass hands typical of the period. Cast brass fret over the dial with clasped hands motif signifying Fraternity – a precept of the Revolution. Fine steel hand. Well made 8 day duration movement with high count wheel trains substantial iron posted frame. Very distinctive unwarned rack striking sounding the hours with true repeating facilitated by lever on the rack hook arbour. Inverted verge escapement with long pallet. The folding detachable pendulum is 54 inches long. As a consequence, of this length and the lengt of the pendulum leader, the clock has a very slow tick. Pleas note, the iron drive weights shown in the pictures are NOT included owing to their excessive weight and the liability to damage the clock if they break free in transit. Also they are not a pair and noit original to he clock. Please see images below. Clicking on any one image will open the images as a gallery in a separate browser or tab and then may be enlarged if required. At the top of the images below I have included short videos to give you an idea of how the mechanism runs. Please allow each video to load before playing it through. Condition. The movement is in very good condition. The movement is clean but a little tarnished. Virtually no wear to the pinions and the escapement pallets. The wheel trains run smoothly when pressure is applied to them. The escapement functions correctly with very little 'drop' The movement is complete. There is some restoration to the enamel of the dial at II and round thwe LH winding hole (see images) Wall hanging bracket, pendulum, winding key and drive cords but the weights are NOT included as stated above. Dimensions Overall height of movement to top of fret 37 cm (14 1/2”) Height iron dial plate (movement) 24.8 cm (9 3/4”) Width dial plate (movement) 24 cm (9 1/2”) Enamel dial diameter 23.5 cm (9 1/4”) Packed weight 8.7 kg 49 x 41 x 35 cm 052 - YouTube Video will open in a new window Using the eBay App? Paste link into a browser window: [isdntekvideo] Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Wall Clock, Clock Type: Comtoise, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Comtoise

PicClick Insights PicClick Exclusive
  •  Popularity - 241 views, 4.0 views per day, 60 days on eBay. Super high amount of views. 0 sold, 1 available.
  •  Price -
  •  Seller - 1,084+ items sold. 0% negative feedback. Great seller with very good positive feedback and over 50 ratings.
Similar Items