Carriage Clocks

J.Parkes , London Grande Sonnerie


A Large gilded , pinched corner , gorge case , Grande Sonnerie Carriage clock with Alarm in very original condition with a large top glass to view the original Bi-metallic , split , jewelled lever escapement . Signed on the dial J.Parkes , 12 Vigo Street , London . Who was the retailer . Gong striking on the Hour and with Grande Sonnerie you also have the quarter , half and three-quarter strike on two gongs ' ting- tang ' following the hour strike . If you prefer you can choose petite sonnerie or silent by simply switching a small lever to the base . The movement is completely original and working perfectly . A fine Grande Sonnnerie Carriage clock with the addition of Alarm which is quite rare . It has bevelled glass , all of which are in superb condition . The inside of the backplate is Stamped Henri Jacot (to the middle) with HJ also stamped on the backplate under the Click wheel bracket . Circa 1890 , the clock is also numbered 2343 .... please click here or on the image to see detailed photos.

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