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F. Kats Antiquarian Horologist

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A rare antique Farret a Paris calendar compendium c.1860. The fine mahogony case with profusely baroque carvings.

The dial, with manually adjustable calendar, features:

  • Moveable festivals of the year
  • Day
  • Date
  • Month
  • Year
  • Saints of the day

The enamel clock dial with roman numerals an blued steel 'Breguet' hour and minute hands.

The maker  FARRET & Cie Paris, rue Chapon, 1840-1870. Farret fit breveter en 1854 un perfectionnement à l'horlogerie des chemins de fer.

The week going medaille d'argent 'mouvement de Paris' made by Vincenti strikes the hours and half hours on a bell.

The movement is original and complete, however not recently overhauled.
The 19th century textile ruban banner rolls are eventually subject to a 21st century 'calendar update'.

Dimensions: h70 w64 d17 cm.


F. Kats Antiquarian Horologist

Voorhaven 4
3024 RM Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 10 4764475

By appointment.


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