GORGE-shaped travel clock number 4467 signed on the dial Gustave SANDOZ Marine watchmaker PALAIS ROYAL 147 PARIS This clock is large strike on 2 brass gongs with setting on three positions Grande Sonnerie / Petite Sonnerie / Silence , T his setting is made l'rear by square located on the right side (see photo, patent of the watchmaker PATAY in Paris who signed the movement on the back plate inside, PATAY was a famous watchmaker in the 19th century for inventions that improved the rolling benches travel clocks) This clock also has the ALARM / Alarm function the setting is made at the back (small silver dial at the bottom in the middle). On the front, the triple date is indicated by three hands on the white enamelled dial: on the left the day of the week, in the middle the current month and on the right the date. We can see that the second is marked by the hand which is at noon at the top of the time dial The escapement is Swiss lever with mobiles mounted on counter-pivots The number 4467 is found on all the important parts of the cage and the escapement movement included. A perfectly adapted double key is supplied with (see photo).
12,6 cm (sans la poignée). The last photo shows the back of the enamel dial and we can notice the monogram AP which is perhaps that of Auguste Pointeaux Horloger who improved the rolling benches of travel clocks. But nothing is certain, it's just a guess. The movement (chime and hourly rate) works over 8 days, so you have to wind up the time and chime every week. The photos are not retouched: the.
All the work carried out on this clock is carried out in compliance with the ethical rules for the restoration of horological objects. Without modification or embellishment of the timepiece and using high-end mineral or synthetic oils and greases Moebius...The restoration of this clock (complete disassembly piece by piece of the movement and the cage) has just been carried out in an Art Watch workshop. PRECAUTIONS AND ADVICE: it is advisable to handle the pendulum with cotton gloves to avoid oxidation of the golden brasses by the sweat of the fingers (if fingerprints it is necessary immediately without waiting to pass a soft cloth without product), respect the direction of the arrows for setting the time and setting the alarm. It should not be exposed near a heat source (fireplace in operation, radiators, halogen spotlights, sunlight). There is no work to be done on this beautiful clock. The next overhaul should be done in 5 to 7 years maximum (aging of the oils, which oxidize, causing wear on the pivot points).
The item "Triple Date And Second, Grande Sonnerie Travel Clock Gustave SANDOZ" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Clocks\Mantel/Carriage Clocks\Pre-1900".74" and is located in Saint Gervais.
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