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ANTIQUE GUSTAV BECKER SILESIA STRIKING WALL CLOCK c.1918 [634WC]

ANTIQUE GUSTAV BECKER SILESIA STRIKING WALL CLOCK c.1918 [634WC]
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ANTIQUE GUSTAV BECKER SILESIA STRIKING WALL CLOCK c.1918 [634WC]

 









 

 

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Antique Gustav Becker Striking  Wall Clock c.1918

- GUSTAV BECKER -

Spring driven mechanism

Fine quality antique manufacture

Very good condition

Glazed pillared mahogany case
 
Hourly and halves strike on rod
 
Convex dial glass

Blued steel hands

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Description of the item

A large spring driven ornate wall clock by noted maker Gustav Becker dating to circa 1918. The 40" tall polished mahogany pillared case glazed to three sides houses the 7" silvered dial behind a convex glass.  The twin train mechanism strikes the hours and the halves on a single 19" rod and is marked 'GB Silesia'. The clock is in good antique condition, the movement has been cleaned and serviced and keeps good time.

 

 

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Information about the maker

Gustav Becker was one of the better quality and best known German clockmakers from the mid to late 19th century was. Born in 1819, Becker trained as a clockmaker in Germany and Austria. In 1850 he opened workshops in Freiburg, Silesia, Germany in 1850. Initially, Becker struggled with untrained help, but won the "Medaille d’Or" for design at the 1852 Silesia Trade Exposition. Becker incorporated that first medal and his initials, G.B., into his trademark.

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Dimensions and Specifications

Twin train spring driven mechanism

Hourly and halves strike on gong

Convex dial glass

Dimensions:- 102 cm tall, 40 cm wide, 20 cm deep

 

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Condition Report

The mechanism has been cleaned and serviced. The dial face is non original. The clock is in very good condition and fully working. Clock supplied with winder.

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Detailed setup instructions included to get the best from your clock.

 

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For more information please call 07449 405 191 during business hours.

 

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