Case

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.

Dial

The circular vitreous enamel main dial with Roman numerals and blued steel hands having smaller vitreous enamel alarm dial marked with Arabic numerals.

Movement

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.

Duration

8 days.

Provenance

Private English collection

Comparative Literature

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Carriage clocks their history and development by Charles Allix and Peter Bonnert.

Escapement

Jewelled silvered lever platform.

Condition

Extremely good throughout, movement, case, dial and travel box.