Tall and elegant, quality French Oval Four Glass striking mantle clock with visible escapement (of type often referred to as a Crystal Regulator), by Samuel Marti et Cie c1895. The clock is in an oval brass case with plinth and cornice mouldings. Curved bevelled glass panels. It has a stepped, white enamelled dial with black roman numerals and shaped hands. Brass winding bezels and exposed ruby pin palleted deadbeat Brocot escapement. Finely decorated gilt-brass bezel. An 8-day movement striking the hours and half hour on a coiled gong. Brocot adjustable twin-flask mercury compensated pendulum. Backplate stamped 'Medaille d'Argent 1889' with 'S Marti et Cie'. Supplied with keys. The clock measures 31 cm in height, 21 cm width and 17 cm depth. Excellent time-keeper. See further images and watch a short video of it striking (on our website).
Fully cleaned and serviced but retaining its antique brass patina. The clock's movement is covered by our 12 month warranty in the UK.
This clock is in exceptional overall condition commensurate with age. No chips, cracks or any damage to the pristine dial or glass panels. Brass case is in excellent condition with a gorgeous antique brass patina. Clean mercury tubes. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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