MINIATURE PENDULE D’OFFICIER Ca. 1820 Switzerland

Carriage clocks

M&R115a

PENDULE D’OFFICIER ‘MINIATURE’
Circa 1790
Switzerland

Movement:
Brass plated movement with verge escapement and balance. The movement with hour striking and half hour on one bell. There is an alarm and a repeater. The going and striking trains are driven by barrel.

Dial-plate:
The round, white enamelled dial-plate with black enamelled Arabic hour numerals, minute stripes and a five minute indication. The ‘Breguet’ hour and minute hands and the alarm hand are made of blued steel. The small dial with the small blued steel hand is for the regulation Avance and Retard of the going train. The dial-plate is protected by glass.

The case:
The gilt brass case is decorated with ornaments and is surmounted by a serpentine handle. Four claw feet.

Duration 1 day

Height 12 cm.
Width 6,5 cm.
Depth 7 cm.

 

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