This company of French origin (Paris, Strasbourg) started selling Schwarzwald clocks (de la foret Noire) in the year 1855. They had on offer furniture or straw hats too. 1855: Info from Metz Exhibition, 1861: About the year 1865 they opened clock factory in Neustad in Baden, Germany. They listed later this year as the beginning date of their business. See info from the catalog of the German Lands exhibition from the year 1873. FJ produced mainly Black Forrest cockoo style clocks with wooden or openwork brass plates. They were also selling Gustav Becker clocks (weight or spring driven regulators) with their own logo stamped on plates. Generally, clock is in BF style, but hands and pendulum bob are in French style. Clock has one barell with two springs, with counterclockwise wind up. Movement with solid, full plates has SN, 9677, all parts are numbered with the last two digits. Is this one of the first clocks produced in Neustadt?