Magnificent, large French Four Glass crystal regulator c1880. The clock is in a rectangular brass case with sculptured architectural plinth and cornice mouldings with unusual corner details. Bevelled 6mm glass panels. It has a stepped, white enamelled dial with black roman numerals and blued steel moon hands. Exposed ruby pin palleted deadbeat Brocot escapement. Gilt brass winding bezels. An 8-day movement striking the hours and single passing strike to the half hour on a bell. Brocot adjustable twin flask mercury compensated pendulum. Movement stamped with maker's name (Vincenti) and MF&F. Supplied with key. 36cm height, 21cm width and 15cm depth. Fully cleaned and serviced. A stunning example.
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Large Four Glass Crystal Regulator with Exposed Escapement c.1880
This clock is in exceptional overall condition. No chips, cracks or any damage to the dial or glass panels. Brass case is in excellent condition with only one very small 'dint' to the rear of its base - shown in last image. Mercury tubes perfectly clean. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.