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Item:362678178655Please note that items are usually dispatched within 5 working days, generally on the Saturday-Tuesday following cleared payment. If this constitutes a problem for you, please let me know via the Ebay messaging facility (not email) and I will do my best to help. For sale here is this fine, antique French mantel clock which strikes the hours and half hours on a bell. The gilt metal case is formed as a child in classical robes sitting on the drum-shaped clock and looking at a book. Attractive flower garlands sit atop the plinth.The quality, eight-day bell-striking movement is marked "C.V." for Charles Vincenti of Paris. The impressed serial number is 663. The clock comes with a pendulum and a key and dates from the 19th century.It measures approximately 12 1/2 inches high and 10 1/2 inches wide and is in very good antique condition, with a very small repair to the gilt foliage on the side (where it attaches to the drum). Please view all the photos for details, as they form part of the description.Due to the size and weight of this item, overseas delivery is by courier. Please message me for a price if the shipping cost to your country is not specified. UK POSTAGE: All shipping is via some form of Registered Post. All items are securely packed. UK Postage is via First Class Recorded or Special Delivery. Insurance up to £500 is included with Special Delivery price. IMPORTANT: SPECIAL DELIVERY DOES NOT MEAN NEXT DAY DELIVERY - THIS POSTAL METHOD IS USED BECAUSE OF THE LEVEL OF INSURANCE AVAILABLE FOR ANTIQUE ITEMS, NOT FOR SPEED OF RECEIPT. Items are usually dispatched within 5 days of cleared payment, generally on the Saturday-Tuesday following. INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE:I will post worldwide, using International Signed For (Airmail) or COURIER (for heavier items). I use large bubble and strong boxes to pack. PLEASE NOTE: COURIERED packages of ceramics/glass/ antiques/ clocks cannot at present be insured for damage and remote areas will incur a courier surcharge. ANTIQUE ITEMS ARE GENERALLY EXCLUDED FROM CUSTOMS DUTIES, BUT PLEASE CHECK YOUR OWN COUNTRY'S RULES, AS BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CUSTOMS / IMPORT CHARGES. CHINESE BUYERS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR ARE ABLE TO IMPORT THE ITEM / ITEMS INTO YOUR COUNTRY BEFORE BUYING AND THAT YOU HAVE ANY NECESSARY IMPORT LICENCES.Condition:WORKING WELL AND IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION. PLEASE SEE THE DESCRIPTION AND PHOTOS FOR DETAILS. THE CLOCK STRIKES THE HOURS AND HALF HOURS ON A BELL., Age:Antique, Pre-1900, Material:Gilt metal, Type:Mantel clock, Features:Keys, Winders, Sub-Type:Mantel Clock, Clock Type:Mantel/ Carriage Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme:French
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Superb Antique French Gilt Mantel Clock By Vincenti, Child Reading Book, Figural