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Mantel Clock - France, circa 1850 Object Reg. No: ST 019962

Summary:
Mantel clock, round clock on white alabaster base, made in France, circa 1850.
Description:
Clock is supported on a white alabaster base with scrolls at base of dial. Round white card face with black roman numerals mounted in a broad gold coloured tin rim.

Spring driven; collet escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1936
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 19 cm (Height), 8 cm (Width), 21 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: mantel clocks
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: france
Inscriptions: Works are marked 'A.D.'.
Place & Date Made: France, circa 1850

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Michael Waddup Posted on 23 Feb 2010 7:54 PM
i have a mantel clock with the winder in the ceter of the hands, you have to pull a brass knob out, this turns into handle to wind the clock. works are stamped VV patent 3628 AD 1885. No 1024. 5-8

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