Turret-Clock, type Comtoise. French.

Turret-Clock French “Comtoise” type, second half 18the century.

Turret-Clock French “Comtoise” type, second half 18the century.

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Description

“Comtoise ” Turret-clock, second half eighteen century.

The clock is in perfect condition, including his original pendulum, winding key and two old weights.

The clock has a pinwheel escapement and a striking mechanism on the hour and half hour. This kind off clocks you don’t see often with a striking mechanism.

The dial is signed:   Renouf, Horloger Électricien in Paris

 

Dimensions Large 50,5 cm, height 51 cm, depth (case) 28,5 cm, depth including transmission for dial 44,5 cm.