Alfred Drocourt – French striking carriage clock with matching numbered case and key

Price: £1250
Stock No. 1006/2021/QSA

 

Alfred DROCOURT – A good French striking Carriage Clock in a ‘Corniche’ case with matching numbered outer ‘leather’ effect travel case and key.

The 8-day movement retains its original platform lever escapement, striking hours and half-hours on a gong. The case is of ‘Corniche’ design, with an oval top glass. The painted enamel dial displays roman numerals with 5-minute dot-markers and arabic numbers outside the chapter ring and blued steel ‘spade’ hands.

The serial number 33630 is stamped onto the clock case (inside bottom left on rear plate) also the key and leather effect travel case.

Date: c1890-1900.

Height: 6.5 inches (handle ‘up’) 16.5 cm