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Vintage Christian Huygens Walnut Westminster Musical Penny Moon Bracket Clock Working, Hermle Movement, Floating Balance Burr Walnut

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Seller: classictime2015 (3,117) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173163092823 This clock is a fantastic rare vintage Christian Huygens burr walnut westminster chime musical bracket clock with a superb Franz Hermle movement with floating balance escapement The clock case features a superb georgian style design with a bell top design which has a beautiful brass carry handle and 4 matching brass acorn finials, the case has wooden pierced fretwork panels on either side that are in excellent condition. The main case has a hinged glazed front door both with the front having a push lock to hold it shut and the back door having a turn latch lock The burr walnut case is in excellent near mint condition and looks amazing wherever it is displayed with a stunning finish and patina to the burr walnut and no sign of woodworm past or present The clock features a rare engraved coloured brass dial with a silvered chapter ring with engraved roman numerals and superb coloured engraved scenes decorating it with musicians to the top and various cherub figures doing different things, the dial is in excellent condition and has some painted etched decoration to the arch and corners. The dial also features a very rare penny moon roller dial to the centre of the main dial, the chapter ring is signed at the bottom Christian Huygens The 8 day movement has a floating balance escapement and is striking on 4 rods. The quarter chiming musical chimes every quarter of an hour on 4 rods and the hourly strike on 3 rods on the hour after the musical chimes have finished playing. The chimes work as they should and sound absolutely beautiful when playing just take a look at the video above The movement is signed by Franz Hermle and is in perfect working order and is chiming superbly and ticks away beautifully The clock measures 14.5 inches high x 9.5 inches wide x 7.5 inches deep and looks super impressive wherever it is displayed This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece. Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and a true talking point of any room. Exceptional rare clock which will only grow significantly in value over the years and the likes that do not come up for sale often Approx date : Circa 1970 Vintage Christian Huygens Walnut Westminster Musical Penny Moon Bracket Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a huge private collection of rare and unusual mystery and novelty clocks all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them IMG 0145 - YouTube Video will open in a new window [isdntekvideo] Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The bracket clock is in excellent near mint condition. The case is in amazing condition with a stunning display design. It has a rare georgian style design with a beautiful walnut case. As you can see from the photos looks absolutely stunning wherever it is displayed. Brass and silvered chapter ring Dial is in excellent condition with painted decoration. 8 day westminster chime musical Movement in full working order signed Franz Hermle, Age: Vintage, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: rare georgian style, Material: walnut & Glass, Features: 8-Day

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