Mantle Clock Antique

CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM Very rare

CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM Very rare

CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM Very rare
CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM - Very rare. This is a most unusual and rare travelling / carriage mantle / by Grignon Meusnier. It has a complicated mechanism clock with calendar: the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the backplate stamped with the maker's details Grignon Meusnier, Paris, Breveté, 117, the skeletonised dial having a white enamelled chapter ring with black Roman numerals and blued-steel moon hands, with the balance to the very rare Duplex escapement movement visible within the centre along with a alarm setting disc and winding arbor, with three further subsidiary dials set below within the case depicting the day, month and date, the gilt-metal case of scroll form and surmounted by a cast matching handle, the case numbered 117 and stamped with the initials G.

To the decorative rear, height 19cms. Biography The founder Pierre Grignon is recorded as working in Paris from the mid-18th century. By circa 1860 the business was known as Grignon Meusnier recorded at rue Charlot 60 in the heart of the clockmaking region of the city. In 1853 they had been granted a patent for the fitting of a movement pendulum (balance).

The images should show prospective buyers all they need to see but a personal inspection is very welcome. The movement has been expertly serviced by a member of The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and is in perfect working order This is is 7 1/4 inches high It is 4 1/2 wide. The depth is 3 inches. The overall condition is excellent with the movement professionally serviced. It will delight the most discerning client.

If a prospective purchaser wishes to contact me directly my contact details are at the bottom of the listing. I will not sent items which are not tracked and signed for. Items can be viewed prior to sale. If you see an item and require a little time to pay please get in touch and terms may be arranged to our mutual satisfaction. I firmly believe that business should be done with integrity and honesty.

I prefer genuine and untouched items and will sell them as such to keep costs down. We have no intention of misleading our customers in any way and will provide the best service possible. If you encounter any problems then please get in touch. We can be contacted at sellingantiques. Uk/steammill where the necessary details can be found. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM Very rare" is in sale since Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900". The seller is "clockbroker" and is located in Mansfield. This item can be shipped worldwide.


CALENDAR CARRIAGE MANTLE CLOCK WITH ALARM Very rare