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Pendule d’officier, a so-called Capucine, unsigned 1815

Dial: White enamel dial set in a machine-turned bezel; Roman hour divisions, five-minute divisions and marks for the other minutes. Blue-steel hands. Central blued steel alarm hand.

Movement: Brass; rectangular plates. Going train with anchor escapement; short silk-suspended pendulum and regulation from the front, the direction being indicated by the letters A (avance - faster) and R (retarde - slower). Hour rack striking work on a bell, mounted on top of the clock and surmounted by a top finial with shaped carrying handle. Pull alarm in the upper left corner to the backplate.

Duration: eight days.

Case: Plain rectangular brass; four vase-shaped finials to the corners; bell mounted on a steel support; two doors to the sides and one to the back with typically shaped catch at the top; four shaped feet.

Height: 30 cm.

Price:  GBP 4500


Wim van Klaveren

8 Werrell Drive
Boars Hil Wootton
Oxfordshire OX1 5LF

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