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Lot 1326: A LOUIS XVI-STYLE GILT-BRONZE WALL CLOCK AND MATCHING BAROMETER, CIRCA 1890 |

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by Sotheby's

October 26, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: the clock with 6¼-inch enamel dial bearing the signature Robin Hger du Roy, A Paris, the bell striking Samuel Marti movement with lever platform escapement mounted on the backplate, the lyre case with ribbon and laurel mounts; together with a similarly signed matching aneroid barometer

Condition Report: Clock: Dial has minor edge chip at II but otherwise good. Movement is complete but very dirty and needs clean and service. Case is in generally god condition but rather dirty. Barometer: Dial in good condition. Movement not tested. Case as the clock. No winder.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Dimensions: each 83cm. 32½in. high

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