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A high quality 14 day duration walnut wall regulator clock, of excellent proportions, made in France circa 1870.

  • Date: 1870
  • Height: 40" / 100cm
  • Width: 12" / 30cm
  • Depth: 6" /15cm
  • Price: 2950
 
 

Case

The break arch, figured walnut and parcel ebonised case of excellent proportions having a glazed door and sides, with the original lock. The case is in excellent original condition with a good colour and patination to the walnut.
There is carved decoration upper section centred by a rosette and a shaped and moulded base, terminating with a turned finial.
Brass circular wall spurs for securing and adjusting the case level.

Dial

The circular and convex enamel dial has Roman numerals to the outer chapter and sweep centre calendar to the centre surrounded by a heavy cast brass bezel, the dial is in excellent original condition.

Movement

The spring driven double train movement striking the full hours and the passing half hour on a blued steel curled gong.
The movement is stamped A & N and numbered 11584 to the movement front plate and further numbered to the the case securing bracket.
The clock has a 14 day running duration with a further 7 day reserve, giving a 21 day duration  in total.
The regulator movement has an unusual pin wheel escapement, slide beat adjustment and sweep centre calendar mechanism. The movement is extremely well made with finely cut wheels and pinions.

Pendulum

The highly decorative polished brass and steel gridiron pendulum is fully compensated with a heavy and substantial solid brass bob.

Hands

Finely fretted blued steel hands.


A beautifully made clock, in fine original condition. All of our clocks have been sympathetically restored and have been expertly vetted for originality and good working order. All clocks purchased from us are guaranteed for twelve months. All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us.

Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.
 
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Regulator 1

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Regulator 2

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Regulator 3

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Movement 1

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Dial

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Pendulum

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