Unusual Later 18 C French Brass Framed 8 Day Rack Strike Repeating Lantern Clock

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Seller: ctagrayuk (1,080) 100%, Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh (City of), Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 143449413903 An unusual later18th century French lantern clock. Fine brass framed movement with well turned pillars, feet and finials. White vitreous enamel dial Elegant brass hands. Well made 8 day duration movement. independently wound wheel trains. Unusually the pendulum is designed to swing in front of the movement immediately behind the dial. Anchor escapement. Beautiful detailed shaping on the pallet arbour pull repeat lever and lifting arbour. Rack striking sounding the hours and the half hours (single stroke). Repeating lever repeats the previous hour Please see images below. 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 dusty with only very superficial rusting to the steelwork. Virtually no wear to the pinions and the escapement pallets. The wheel trains run when pressure is applied to them. The escapement functions correctly with very little 'drop' The movement is complete. No pendulum, drive weights or drive cords. Dimensions Overall height of movement to top of bell finial 34 cm (16 1/8”) Enamel dial diameter 22 cm (8 5/8”) Overall movement depth front to back tip of hands stud to back of strike hammer cocks 10.7 cm (5") Plates 11 cm /(4 3/8 ”) deep x 12 cm (4 3/8") wide Internal height between plates 14.3 cm (5 5/8") Packed weight 5.5 kg 47 x 38 x 30 cm YouTube Video will open in a new window Using the eBay App? Paste link into a browser window: [isdntekvideo]

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