Carriage Clocks

British Carriage clock in Nickel plate with unusual Two bell striking

Tupman  , London - Quarter Strike.

19cm x 10cm x 8cm

A fine and very original large carriage clock by Tupman of London . What is unusual and quite rare is the arrangement of the bells (with one positioned vertically above the other) and how it strikes - on the first quarter you have a single hammer blow on one bell , two blows for the half , Three for the quarter too and then on the hour it strikes on the two bells . The silvered dial is behind a superbly pierced and engraved dial mask . James Jeremiah Tupman came from the Clock making family of Tupman's and had a premises at Great Russell Street , London . Circa 1825 .



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