The superbly finished giant, satin gilded case of Gorge form having one way drop Drocourt handle with repeat, bevel edged glazed sides, top, front and back door.
With original Mahogany travel box Bramah lock / key and original numbered double ended giant winding / hand set key.
The circular vitreous enamel main dial with Roman numerals and blued steel hands having smaller vitreous enamel alarm dial marked with Arabic numerals.
The complex movement with Grande Sonnerie, Petite Sonnerie, strike silent and repeat function sounding the hours and quarters upon 2 coiled blued steel gongs with rear mounted bell for the added complication of alarm.
Private English collection
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Carriage clocks their history and development by Charles Allix and Peter Bonnert.
Jewelled silvered lever platform.
Extremely good throughout, movement, case, dial and travel box.
A Giant Grande Sonnerie carriage clock by Drocourt Circa 1880
An impressive giant French carriage clock with Grande Sonnerie, Petite Sonnerie, repeat and alarm.