Fine Striking Carriage Clock by Drocourt, France c.1870
A fine mid 19th Century polished brass carriage clock. It has a shaped top handle and a thick oval bevel edge glass. The engine turned gilt dial mask has an enamel dial and a subsidiary alarm dial. It is signed by the original retailers, A Golay Leresche & fils, Geneva, who were renowned Swiss watchmakers. It has an 8 day movement with its original lever platform, that has an alarm mechanism and strikes the hours and halves on a gong. It is stamped with the trademark for Drocourt who are regarded as one of the best carriage clock makers of the period. It is numbered 17822 on the movement and case.
Worboys Antiques has clarified that the Fine Striking Carriage Clock by Drocourt, France c.1870 (LA74925) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1870
The case has been polished and lacquered the movement has been fully serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock striking please email us
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