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Help Identifying Carriage Clock

BethF

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I know nothing about this clock - it is 3" high x 1.5" deep x 2" wide excluding the feet and handle.
There is a name, possibly DEBOSE or DEVOSE stamped on the top.
Can anyone help me understand more - and how to open it? Is it worth getting repaired to run?

Thanks for your help!
Carriage Front1.jpg
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new2clocks

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Welcome to the forum.

There is a name, possibly DEBOSE or DEVOSE stamped on the top.
Is it possible that the word is "depose"? Depose is French for registered.

Can you provide a picture of the top of the clock?

Regards.
 

BethF

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Here is a photo of the top of the clock - thank you for asking.
There are no markings on the bottom - it is flat brass.
carriage top.jpg
 

zedric

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The clock appears to be a Hebdomas carriage clock. The company was more famous for their 8 day watches ( hence the name) but they made these little clocks as well - I assume they have the same watch mechanism inside.

I’ve never had one of these in person, but like other similar designs I assume you unscrew the feet or finials to open the case.
 

BethF

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The clock appears to be a Hebdomas carriage clock. The company was more famous for their 8 day watches ( hence the name) but they made these little clocks as well - I assume they have the same watch mechanism inside.

I’ve never had one of these in person, but like other similar designs I assume you unscrew the feet or finials to open the case.
Thank you for your help. We will carefully remove the feet to see if that opens the body.
 

BethF

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The clock appears to be a Hebdomas carriage clock. The company was more famous for their 8 day watches ( hence the name) but they made these little clocks as well - I assume they have the same watch mechanism inside.

I’ve never had one of these in person, but like other similar designs I assume you unscrew the feet or finials to open the case.
Thank You! I will try as you suggest and share what I find