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2129/19: A very fine and quite early French CARRIAGE CLOCK of desirable small size by Drocourt. The superb case is of 'gorge' design, engraved all over, whilst the eight day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, repeating hours at will, with a separate working alarm train. Good enamel dials with a finely engraved mask. Perfect working order. *Although not signed, there are a number of features that point towards Drocourt as the maker. In particular, the style of the engraved word "Hands" and the twin locating holes beneath the platform escapement. 4.75ins high. c.1865

Carriage, clock, Drocourt, gorge

£2150

2122/19: A good French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker:
 Henri JACOT and signed with his trademark on the back of the movement. Within its good “Corniche” case, the 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and repeats hours at will. Good enamel dial and fitted with its original lever platform escapement. Complete with original numbered key and numbered leather travelling case. *Henri Jacot was one of the finest makers of Carriage Clocks in the second half of the 19th century. A "jacot" is a parrot or "pretty polly"; his trademark is a parrot on a stand between the initials "H" and "J". c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1350

2103/19: A pretty late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK of small size and in perfect working order. Within its "Corniche" case, with bevelled glass panels to all sides, the 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong and repeats hours at will. It retains its original platform escapement and features a separate alarm train ~ also fully working. The enamel dial is perfect and is signed: Golay Fils & Stahl of Geneva, who won medals for Carriage Clocks in Paris and London. Numbered 2472 and complete with its original numbered winding key. c.1880

8day, Carriage, clock, Repeater

£985

2051/19: Auguste Margaine: a good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect condition. The "Corniche" case features bevelled glass panels to all four sides and an oval bevelled glass panel to the top with the unusual feature of the owners initials engraved to the underside. The 8-day movement, retaining its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and repeats the hours at will. Perfect enamel dial and original 'breguet' blued steel moon hands. Makers Trademark (a "beehive" clock flanked by the initials "A & M") is found on the backplate. 6.5ins high. c.1890

Carriage, clock, Margaine, Repeater

£1150

2006/19: A late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK with an interesting provenance. The "Corniche" case features a military inscription dated 1889 and was sold by Maple & Co., with offices in Bombay and Poona ~ to supply British Officers with essential luxuries! The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating hours at will, with a separate alarm train and it retains its original platform lever escapement. Good enamel dial; original blued steel Breguet “moon” hands. Guaranteed at least two years. c.1890

Carriage, clock, French, Repeater

£875

1992/19: A good quality French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Alfred Drocourt. The case is of "Gorge" design with a large bevelled glass panel to the top, whilst the eight-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half hours on a gong, repeating hours at will, via the push button on top. The white enamel dial is perfect as are the original blued steel spade hands. 6.5ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, Drocourt, Repeater

£1250

1616/18: A good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK of pretty oval form. The case is of high quality, with its four bowed and bevelled glass panels and with an oval glass panel to the top below the shaped cast brass handle. The 8-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. The enamel dial is perfect, and original as are the blued steel 'spade' hands. Full working order and guaranteed at least two years. 7.5ins high (handle up); 4.5ins wide; 3.75ins deep. (19 x 11.5 x 9.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, oval

£1150