Description

    Cartier Small Bronze Cased Minute Repeating Clock, circa 1865
    Case: bronze with honey comb textured designs to the panels, hinged back door, 70 mm x 44 mm x 34 mm, top repeat activation plunger with round ruby cabochon
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, spade hands
    Movement: rectangular with top platform lever escapement, compensated balance, back winding and setting arbors, exposed steel hammers and two circular gong rods
    Signed: dial is signed Cartier Paris, back case base is signed Cartier Paris, "Bronze D' Ore Depose marked under the base, movement signed "Nocturne" in a banner, movement also market Brevete and 1865


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Cartier Small Bronze Cased Minute Repeating Clock
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; spade hands
    Metal: bronze
    Case Info: honey comb textured sides and front
    Case Length: 70 mm x 44 mm x 34 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: rectangular, key wind and set, platform lever escapement with compendated balance, exposed steel repeat hammers and two block mounted gongs, push plunger repeat activation
    Circa: 1865
    Condition: case is very good, dial is very good with extremely faint hairlines near ten, movement is good and running and chiming


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
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