Rare French Drum Carriage Clock with Unusual Escapement. F333

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Rare French Drum Carriage Clock with Unusual Escapement. F333
Inv. #: f333

RED, No.25.


The nickel drum shaped case has shaped posts screwed to the front and back, a shuttered back, a glass tube that protects the movement, a ring to the top and small ball feet.


The white porcelain dial has Roman numerals for the hours, steel-cut spade hands and a heavy beveled glass.


The small circular high-quality fusee 8-day time only movement is wound and set off the backplate, has screwed posts and is stamped on the back, ‘Brevete-Red-Paris’, ”25′ and ‘3’. The unusual lever escapement is mounted horizontally on top, has a screwed-bimetallic balance wheel and a two-plane anchor that engages with a heavy vertically oriented escapewheel.


The unusual case, escapement and use of a fusee make this a really interesting piece of horology.


For more information see ‘Carriage Clocks’ by Charles Allix, pg. 213.

Size: 4.25 in. diameter
6.25 in. to top of ring.

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