Lot 399: A late 19th century French hour repeating ormolu carriage clock, 6in.
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A late 19th century French hour repeating ormolu carriage clock, with alarum, no.10607, 6in.
Case in very good bright condition probably restored within the past 10 years or so, some small areas where lacquer appears to be now missing from the gilding and some minor surface spots at the top, top plate looks to be a later replacement, dial looks original in good clean order, tiny blemishes to the right corners of the front glass, looks like traces of glue, small chip to the inside of the lower left corner of the right side panel of glass, otherwise good clean condition, movement and repeat operating but not guaranteed.
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