PENDULE D’OFFICIER Ca. 1820 Switzerland
Brass plated movement with verge escapement and balance with regulation Avance and Retard. The movement with hour striking on one bell, alarm and a repeater. The going and striking trains are driven by barrel.
The round, white enamelled dial-plate with black enamelled Arabic hour numerals, minute stripes indication. The ‘Breguet’ hour and minute hands and the alarm hand are made of blued steel. The dial-plate is protected by convex glass in a bazel.
Case The fire gilt brass case is classic decorated with ornaments to the sides, the front and the top and is surmounted by a serpentine carrying handle (a snake eating its own tail). The case rest on four claw feet.
Duration 24 hours
Height 11,5 cm
Width 6,3 cm
Depth 6,3 cm