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1533/17: A very fine, early and rare Quarter Repeating FRENCH CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of unusual ribbed "Gorge" design rarely seen and used only with very fine examples. The 8-day movement strikes hours and quarters on two bells, repeating hours and quarters at will. It retains its original very fine lever platform; has a separate alarm train, and features an engraved crest to the upper glass panel. (Difficult to photograph!). It is signed to both dial and the movement: "E & E Emanuel, by Appointment to the Queen, The Hard, Portsea" c.1855

Carriage, clock, gorge


1504/17: A fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of "Gorge" design, with bevelled glass panels to all sides and a large bevelled glass panel to the top. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. It also features a third Alarm "train", whilst the good enamel dial is in perfect condition and includes the smaller alarm dial. Signed to the movement "G.L." (maker not known, possibly Lepaute or Lepine, both of which are recorded). Guaranteed at least 2 years. 6ins high. c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, gorge


1189/16: An attractive and good quality late 19th century French OVAL CARRIAGE CLOCK of large size and in perfect condition. The case is excellent, with a shaped cast brass handle; curved oval glass panels all around and a stepped base, whilst the blued steel hands and the white enamel dial are both original and perfect. The 8-day two-train movement retains its original platform lever escapement and strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. Recently professionally cleaned, this clock is in perfect working oder and is guaranteed at least two years (as are all our clocks). c.1880

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