Vintage Christian Huygens Walnut Westminster Musical Penny Moon Bracket Clock

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Seller: patricde-4 (63) 100%, Location: Westcliff-on-Sea, Ships to: GB, Item: 173196249804 Vintage Christian Huygens Walnut Westminster Musical Penny Moon Bracket Clock 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 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 1980’sOn 08-Mar-18 at 07:32:30 GMT, seller added the following information: Do you want to see the video of this clock? Of course you do, copy and paste the link below. https://www.youtube.com/embed/2ohsH2XEqpU?rel=0On 09-Mar-18 at 11:26:08 GMT, seller added the following information: VIDEO AVAILABLE BY COPYING AND PASTING THE LINK BELOW ....... https://www.youtube.com/embed/2ohsH2XEqpU?rel=0 Style/ Origin/ Theme: rare georgian style, Clock Type: Bracket Clock, Age: Vintage, Type: Bracket Clock, Material: walnut & Glass, Features: 8-Day

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