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French bronze table clock of Napoleon III. period in Louis XVI.  neo-classic style. Heavy case with topped urn and side deocrations housing for the movement. 8 day spring wound movement of Paris type with glass cover, half and full hour striking on bell, locking-plate striking system, anchor escapement, brass dial with white enameled inlaid cartouches  with Roman numerals, steel pendulum suspension spring with fine adjustement from the front of the case by turning the square-end above the dial. Mini key no. 5

Movement marked on back plate by its manufacturer :  S. Marti et Cie, MÉDAILLES DE BRONZE. Look at: TARDY Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Francais, 1971, page 435. Back plate marked by seller of the clock: V E 509 with sign of a bee in between V + E.

Measurements of case:  height x width x depth: approx: 43,5 cm x 30 cm x 18,5 cm – weight of clock: 7 KG.

This clock was made around 1870. Mini key for pendulum adjustment must be replaced during restoration work.  For the other parts we guarantee that they all originally fit together.

A magnificient bronze clock in Louis XVI. style of top quality.

Price upon request.