NEOGOTHIC MINIATURE TRAVELLING CLOCK WITH CASE Ca. 1920

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M&R113a

NEOGOTHIC MINIATURE TRAVELLING CLOCK WITH CASE
Circa 1820
France

Movement
The eight-day, spring-driven movement of this miniature clock has a going train only. It has Swiss lever escapement with balance, hairspring and regulation. The movement is wound from the back with a fixed winding key. The backplate is marked Silex 193.

Dial
The circular silvered-brass dial has an Arabic chapter ring with half-hour divisions. The time is indicated by a pair of blued-steel hands. The dial is attached to the front by four screws through engraved flower-shaped lugs.

Case
The neo-gothic steel case has a door at the back, which gives access to the winding arbor and key.

Travelling case
The lancet-shaped leather-covered wooden case is lined with beige suede on the inside and has a brass catch to lock it.

Duration 8 days

Height 9.8 cm
Width 6 cm
Depth 6 cm
Height travelling case 12.5 cm

 

 

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