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A Fine Quality Art Nouveau 8 Day Floorstanding Regulator Clock by Anton Rapf In Wien c.1900

  • Maker: Anto Rapf of Vienna
  • Date: 1900
  • Height: 195cm  
  • Width: 47cm 
  • Depth: 24cm
  • Price: 5,950
 

Case

A fine quality art nouveau / jugendstil style case in finely patinated mahogany veneer.
The flat topped case with three opening doors to the font all with the original locks and keys.
The trunk door beautifully glazed with thick bevelled edge glass seperated in various patterns with copper plated half round beading. Further decorated with copper plated hinges throughout the case and copper mounts to the feet. The beautifully carved box base with opening door with storage area.

Dial

The circular silvered brass dial with outer minute track and Arabic numeral chapter ring in a very distinctive style, signed to the dial centre Anton Rapf in Wien. The whole dial surrounded by a polished brass sight ring.

Movement

The fine quality eight day duration Grande Sonnerie striking triple train movement of the highest quality, striking on two blued steel gongs for the quarters and a single rod gong for the strike, strike silent facility. Deadbeat escapement, Harrisons maintaining power and slide best adjustment.

Weight

Polished brass cylindrical weights with polished brass pulleys.

Pendulum

A superb quality pendulum of large and heavy design with a brass cased bob, silvered calibrated rating nut and blued steel pointer. The zinc rod with weighting adjustment for timekeeping accuracy adjustment, flanked by two decorative polished steel rods. The pendulum hanging from the backboard of the case.

Hands & Winding Key

Blued steel hands and the original brass winding key.


All of our clocks are mechanically guaranteed in writing for twelve months and are genuine examples restored to the highest standard by our FBHI and Clockmakers Company awarded horologist.


Delivery and set up is included in the price for all UK mainland deliveries. All clocks are carefully delivered and fully commissioned by ourselves.

For overseas customers a fully insured shipment can be organised direct to your door for most locations in the world, please contact us for a shipping price.


 

 


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