Hi again JTD,
The clock has been acquired in 2019, and now it is fully restored.
I have attached a picture of its movement. There's nothing special indeed. To my understanding of French movements, it is perfectly fit to the mentioned second quarter of the 19th century.
This is the first time...
here's the clock
I will send the picture of its movement later, when I will have access to my database.
In fact, it is a common French movement having steel suspension spring.
Thanks for your attention and assistance.
I have a wonderful French clock with the maker's mark shown on the pictures (the movement and the dial are both marked).
Would someone be able to say a few words about this clockmaker?
Many thanks in advance!
PS.: there's also a mark on the front side of the dial.. I read...
Yes, I probably would have to give up clock repairs to succeed in making an online system for quick and accurate identification and dating of movements.
To summarize the topic - here are a few more photos indicating that the movement has been adapted to the case and silk suspension is not a...
I do agree that this movement has been made much earlier than yesterday.
My goal was to confirm that it is neither the late 18-century nor the early 19
My point of view is "replica" does not mean "bad"
I have worked on plenty of nice replicas dated the late 19 .. early 20-century and I can tell...
I am very pleased with your response and helpful information
Special thanks to Zedric and Agemo!
This movement has been removed from my customer's small mantle clock as non-working stuff to be put back on track... The person is collecting 18 - early 19-century European clocks, mainly...
would anyone have an idea of who had invented this type of striking counter and when?
Please ref. to the attached picture
My field experience tells me that it must be late 18xx but unfortunately, I have no better idea.
This solution may have been appeared and used earlier...