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Electric Clock - Bulle, France, circa 1925 Object Reg. No: ST 019414

Electric clock, Bulle, France, circa 1925.

A curved magnet passes through the solenoid at end of pendulum. The solenoid receives electric impulses in metal cylinder at back of the clock.

M. M. Moulen and M. P. Faure-Bulle of France took out a British patent for this clock, no. 16150 in 1921.
Clock is mounted on round wooden base under glass dome. Dial has silver-plate chapter ring with arabic numerals.

Electric impulse movement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 35 cm (Height), 22 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: electric clocks, mantel clocks, bulle, melbourne centenary 1935, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: france
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'Bulle Clock Brevete SGDG Patented' under 12 and 'France' under 6.
Manufacturer: Bulle, France, circa 1925


peter webster Posted on 11 Jan 2010 8:20 AM
we have a clock similar to this, ref number 800, would like to recieve your comments

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