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French Four Glass Brass Mantle Clock by Couaillet Freres C.1895
REF: HS121 / LA75086
An unusual French four glass mantle clock by Couaillet Freres c1895. The clock is in a rectangular brass case with bevelled glass panels. Stepped base surmounted by a triangular pediment overlaid with a trailing ribbon and floral motif. Dentilated mouldings to frieze and base. White enamelled dial with black roman numerals and blued steel hands. An 8-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a coiled gong. Mercury compensated pendulum with Brocot suspension. Movement stamped with maker's name (Couaillet Fres) within a medallion. Supplied with brass winding key. The clock is 31.5 cm (maximum) in height. Base measures 17.5 cm width and 13.5 cm depth. Excellent time-keeper. Watch a video of it striking on our website (https://www.antique-ethos.co.uk/clocks). Fully cleaned and serviced but retaining its antique brass patina. The clock's movement is covered by our 12 month warranty in the UK. Armand Couaillet (1865–1954) was a French clock maker from Saint-Nicolas-d'Aliermont in Normandy. In 1890 he started a business producing carriage clocks; shortly afterwards (in 1892) his three brothers join the business. By the turn of the century the company were primarily known as makers of carriage clocks, however Couaillet Freres also made different styles of mantle clocks around this time. During WWI, the focus of production switched to precision mechanical components for fuses, parts for aircraft engines and field telegraph systems. In 1919 Couaillet relaunched his horological business, producing primarily alarm clocks and timers. By 1925 the company was in financial difficulties and closed. Listed price for this item includes free delivery to limited UK mainland addresses only. For all delivery destinations please note comments in the Delivery section of this page.
The clock is 31.5 cm (maximum) in height. Base measures 17.5 cm width and 13.5 cm depth.
Antique Ethos has clarified that the French Four Glass Brass Mantle Clock by Couaillet Freres C.1895 (LA75086) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1895
This clock is in excellent condition. No chips, cracks or any damage to the dial or glass panels. Brass case is in excellent condition. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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This French Four Glass Brass Mantle Clock by Couaillet Freres C.1895 is located in Durham, United Kingdom