Classically elegant French brass corniche cased carriage clock retailed by Reid & Sons, Newcastle c1890. The clock has its original, fully jewelled cylinder platform escapement. Roman numerals with minute ring on a white enamelled face with blued steel hands. Backplate stamped "ACC" (unknown) and with adjustment arrow as used on many Couaillet movements. An 8-day duration timepiece mechanism. Supplied with brass double-ended key. The clock measures 10.5 cm height excluding handle (14 cm to top of handle), 8 cm width and 6 cm depth. Excellent time-keeper. Fully cleaned and serviced. A lovely pre-1900 example.
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French Brass Corniche Cased Carriage Clock Reid & Sons, Newcastle c.1890
This clock is in overall excellent condition. No chips or cracks to the enamel or glass. No damage to the brass case. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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