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car 301 A fine champleve enamel and repeating carriage clock by Drocourt

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One of the top makers of carriage clocks, Drocourt has achieved worldwide recognition with their quality workman ship and complicated movements. Pierre & Alfred Drocourt were France' leading makers from the middle of the 19th century through to the late Victorian era. They had a factory in Saint-Nicolas-d'Ailermont, which was regarded as the most important town for carriage clock manufacturing. The majority of their clocks would go to their Paris premises and dispersed amongst the world's top retailers of that time. They exhibited at the major exhibitions winning a bronze medal at Paris 1867, the Silver at Paris 1878 and the gold at Paris in 1889. The son, Alfred, succeeded his father Pierre sometime in the 1870's.

Eight day duration repeating carriage clock with panels to three sides.
Condition is excellent

The clock strikes the hours and half hour on a coiled gong and will re-strike when the top button is repressed.

Height :7" with the handle up
Height :5.5" With the handle down

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