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How do I adjust a French mantel clock?

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How do I adjust a French mantel clock?
How you adjust a French mantel clock depends on its design. In many antique clocks, there is a winding slot that says R for Retard on one side and A for Advance on the other. If you wish to make the clock faster, you turn the key toward the R. To slow down the clock, turn the key in the opposite direction toward the A. Find a large collection of French mantel clocks on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Antique French Ormolu and White Marble Louis XVI Clock
By Samuel Marti
Located in Belper, Derbyshire
A beautiful classical clock made in the style of Louis XVI by Samuel Marti. Stunning ormolu (finely gilded bronze) mounted on a marble base. It is decorated with an inset laurel swag...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Ormolu

Fine Three pice clock set Of Thor's Chariot by Samuel Marti
By Samuel Marti
Located in New York, NY
A fine antique French Gilt bronze and white marble garniture set of three putti playing in Thor's chariot. Rendered in crisp and bronze, a pair of Rams in dynamic poses pull the char...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Statuary Marble, Bronze, Gold Leaf

Edwardian Mahogany Inlaid Mantel Clock, Samuel Marti, Paris
By Samuel Marti
Located in Norwich, GB
Edwardian Mahogany Inlaid Mantel Clock Edwardian mantel clock housed in a break arch mahogany case with walnut panels and satinwood line stringing , brass pillars to either side wit...
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Antique Early 1900s French Mantel Clocks

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Mahogany

French Ormolu and Green Marble Mantel Clock, Maple & Co, Paris
By Samuel Marti
Located in Norwich, GB
Ormolu And Green Marble Mantel Clock, Maple & Co Ltd, Paris Ormolu and Verde marble mantel clock depicting a beautifully cast maiden studying her ...
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Antique 1880s French Mantel Clocks

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Ormolu

Fine Art Deco Marble Mantel Clock
By Samuel Marti
Located in Norwich, GB
Fine Art Deco Marble Mantel Clock Art Deco mantel clock housed in a fan shaped case with finely figured Rouge, Cream and Black marble ins...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Mantel Clocks

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Marble

Goliath Four Glass Clock
By Samuel Marti
Located in Amersham, GB
This exceptionally rare table regulator of oversized proportions is deceptive in scale, from the movement and escapement to the pendulum every aspect o...
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Antique 1880s French Late Victorian Mantel Clocks

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Brass, Enamel, Ormolu

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