A Lovely antique French cast metal drum head clock with glazed back door sat on a later mahogany plinth
Clock movement by quality French makers
Henri Marc / with a Japy Freres registered movement, Both from Paris
Movement also features a Brocot type fine adjustment train, sign of a quality movement.
signed to back of movement with serial no: 49740 & Marc trade mark & a Japy Freres Medalion
Quality French drum 2 train movement, strikes on the hour and half hour
Bevelled glass to both the front & back of the case & enamelled dial
All parts of the drum movement and dial are original (marked with the movement number) except the pendulum which is a later replacement, quite usual.. The mahogany plinth is also a later addition.
Complete with winding key, It is fully working & keeps good time
Pre-sale inspection & service actions: By the Clock Medic (www.Clockmedic.co.uk)
1.Movement removed and dusted - done
2. All pivots and pivot ends tested - OK
3. Springs tested - Done and are OK
4. Suspension spring tested (Attaches the pendulum) - OK
5. Movement re-oiled with specialised clock oil
6.Re-assembled and run for at least 100 hours - OK
7.Regulated and keeps good time -OK
General condition of the item is good, signs of a removed finial to the top, but not very noticeable
but not too evident, all clearly seen in the photos.