Gilt Four Glass striking mantel clock or crystal regulator by Samuel Marti et Cie c1875. The clock is in a rectangular gilt brass case with sculptured architectural plinth and cornice mouldings. Bevelled glass panels to sides and also to top - an unusual feature. It has a stepped, white enamelled dial with black roman numerals and blued steel moon hands. Exposed or visible deadbeat Brocot escapement with ruby pallets. Silvered dial bezel and gilt brass winding bezels. An 8-day movement striking the hours and half hour on a bell. Working Brocot adjustable twin-flask mercury compensated pendulum. Backplate stamped S Marti et Cie within a 'Medaille de Bronze' (awarded 1860). Supplied with keys. External dimensions are 30 cm height, 17.5 cm width and 14 cm in depth. A very lovely example. Watch a brief video of it striking (on our website). Fully cleaned and serviced. The clock's movement is covered by our 12 month warranty in the UK.
This clock is in excellent overall condition commensurate with age. No chips, cracks or any damage to the pristine dial or glass panels. Gilt brass case is in excellent condition with very minor signs of age. Mercury tubes are clean. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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