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French Capucine Clock Circa 1820 Hastroffer a Lyon

$8,750

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A fine French brass Capucine Officers clock, circa 1820, by well regarded maker Hastroffer a Lyon who specialised in this type of clock. The clock is of typical form with doors to the sides and rear for access to the movement and pendulum, urn finials to the top corners and flanking a polished steel bell, on toupie feet, the enamel dial with Roman numerals and minute marks, steel moon hands, pull repeat and silk-suspension pendulum. Double rack strike on the hour and two minutes past the hour, single half-hourly strike on a polished bell. The eight day two train movement is of particularly fine quality with Maltese Cross winding stops on both barrels. A rare and desirable clock. One for the serious collector.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Width: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Depth: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    PolishedBrass,Enamel
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    This clock has had a complete overhaul by our qualified Horologist and is in good working order. There are some fine hairlines on the dial, see images. The only way to remove these would be to re-enamel the dial which is not warranted.
  • Seller Location
    Melbourne, AU
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4965223977252

Shipping & Returns

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-11 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Melbourne, Australia
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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