Carriage Clocks

Drocourt, push repeat & alarm.

172mm x 95mm x 85mm

This fine carriage clock by Alfred and Pierre Drocourt is in remarkably original condition with its distressed outer case. The clock has a fully engraved case and dial mask, the engraving is fine, detailed and crisp. The clock strikes the hours and half hours on an early small gong and has the alarm facility. The large top glass shows the original, typical Drocourt escapement with push repeat button to the edge. The movement has been fully dismantled and overhauled and is functioning beautifully. The clock benefits from having the inner and outer stamps of Drocourt which can be seen in the more detailed pictures. No 8019. Circa 1860.

 

£4450.00  G.B.Pounds

Giant Carriage Clock - Brighton

230mm x 130mm x 90mm

An extremely substantial carriage clock with soft gong strike on the hour and half hour which runs for a week per wind. Circa 1900. This carriage clock has been fully restored. The case has been fully dismantled, cleaned and lacquered. The movement has benefited from a complete overhaul which included the escapement. The clock was retailed by Lawson and Son of Brighton. Lawson and Son are listed in the Watch and Clockmakers of the World Vol 2 as working from 1870. This clock with it's angular, 'deco' style looks very turn of the century. It is worth noting that this size of carriage clock is extremely rare now and this one is very reasonably priced! The clock has bevelled glass to all sides and is sold with a full 12 month guarantee.

£1750.00  G.B.Pounds

Asprey / Henri Jacot, Grande Sonnerie.

18 x 10 x 9cm

A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial signed Asprey, London. This is the only Asprey 'Grande Sonnerie' we have had. The movement is stamped with the Jacot numbers 1987 and the Oval stamps. This clock has been carefully restored, serviced and regulated. Grande sonnerie striking, Petite sonnerie and fully silent if you wish . A very good large gorge case which feels reassuringly heavy with thick bevelled glass panels to all sides. This clock also features an alarm with a selection lever to the base . Circa 1880 .

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£5250.00 G.B.Pounds

Richard & Co, Push Repeat.

19cm x 10cm x 8.5cm

A fine example of a 'gorge canallee' cased carriage clock of good size and proportions in a satin gilt finish. The clock benefits from a large clear dial (free of cracks of hairlines) a good size top glass to view the original silvered platform and lever escapement. The clock has a pleasant gong strike on the hours and half hours and will run for a week per wind. Richard & Co opened in London in 1857 at 24 Cannon Street. This clock features the R&Co logo stamp in the bottom left corner and is number 132. Dating to around 1890. This is just one of the clocks from our collection for sale. Please click our other items to see our entire stock. Sold with a full 12 month guarantee.

 

 

£2150.00  G.B.Pounds

Paul Garnier Series 1

Paul Garnier , Series 1 .

150mm x 90mm x 70mm

In all the 38 years of buying , restoring and selling antique clocks we have not had a series 1, Jean Paul Garnier carriage clock with 'Chaffcutter' escapement. This clock is a survivor! There is much written about Monsieur Garnier in the book about Carriage clocks written by C.Allix. This fine clock is currently in careful restoration. The back plate is stamped with Paul Garnier, Hor Du Roi, Paris. It is bell striking, has an early 'one piece' case with 'water silk dial'. Moon hands and thick bevelled white glass with a typical shaped wooden block under the base with hidden script. A fine clock. Circa 1835-40

 

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Henry Capt , Oval Grande Sonnerie.

18 x 14 x 10cm

A fine Oval 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with an engraved dial mask. The white enamel dial is signed Henry Capt .This clock will be carefully restored, serviced and regulated. Grande sonnerie striking, Petite sonnerie and fully silent if you wish . A very good large gorge oval case with thick bevelled glass panels to all sides. This clock also features an alarm with a selection lever to the base . Circa 1880 .

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Miniature carriage clock by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd

You do not often find these little clocks in perfect condition as they tend to loose the outer protective case. This very fine example has been kept in its outer case, quite possibly, most of its life. Hallmarked for 1914 and with the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Hallmarks/stamp. The fine silver gilt case decorated with engine turned panels and convex glass. The movement being a Push quarter repeater on two gongs. When the button is depressed it will repeat the last hour and then the last quarter, magnificent for a clock of this size and highly rare. The clock is sold fully restored with a full 12 month guarantee.  

 

£2850.00 G.B. Pounds

Calendar , Alarm & Push repeat .

A fine and rare calendar dial carriage clock in an engraved gilt 'Gorge' case. The clock is in very original condition with a white enamel dial showing two lower sub' dials , one for the calendar and one for the alarm , top glass to view the original Bi-metallic, jeweled lever escapement . Push repeat and bell striking on the Hour and half hour . The movement is completely original and serviced , polished and sold with a full 12 month guarantee. The clock can be attributed to Alfred and Pierre Drocourt as it bears the numbers stamp and other typical Drocourt features. The dial showing Roman numerals with the blued steel Breguet hands . Push repeat , Circa 1870-80 . To watch a youtube video click HERE

Height 180mm , Depth 85mm , Width 95mm

 

£4250.00 G.B.Pounds

Richard & Co, Petite Sonnerie

Richard et Cie were established in Paris circa 1850 when the fashion for small travelling clocks began. The company then opened a branch in London in 1857 which was very sucessful. They then decided to anglicise the name to Richard & Co to open a new branch at 24 Cannon Street, London and continue selling their clocks with the R & Co logo. This fully renovated example of a Petite sonnerie with a Strike/Silent option was made circa 1900. The gilt case in the Corniche style with bevelled glass to all sides and retaining the large original lever escapement. 

 

£2350.00 G.B. Pounds

Bolviller, James Pitkethly, London .

235mm x 110mm x 125mm

Bolviller is one of the clock makers we are always surprised by. This clock is no exception. We have had several Bolviller clocks over the years, but not one of them has had an escapement quite like this one, it is a work of art, as well as fine clock making. The clock features a center sweep hand which is quite rare on a French clock and has bell striking for the hours and half hours. The Ormolu case is very decorative with scrolls and flowers, a fully engraved dial mask with enamel dial signed by the retailer James Pitkethly of London. Circa 1870.

 

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Asprey, 1909.

10cm x 5cm x 6cm

A delightfully small carriage timepiece by Asprey of London. The case is in good condition and has a solid silver hinge, handle, bezel and bun feet with hallmarks for Asprey & Co Ltd 1909 . The enamelled dial shows the original pair of blued hands and Roman numerals. Fully overhauled and sold with a 12 month guarantee .

£1650.00  G.B. Pounds

Pendulette

20 x 13 x 9cm

A fine gilt Pendule d'Officier style carriage clock with a superb 8 day duration movement on a jeweled lever escapement. The convex enamelled dial showing black Arabic numerals with minutes to the outer edge and quarter markers , decorated with finely chased , pierced and gilded hands . The case having decoration below the dial of musical and floral inspiration. In the classic inverted bell top with a fixed handle .Standing on four turned feet. The inside of the case stamped Deval and Paris. Circa 1910.

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£2550.00 G.B. Pounds

Silver timepiece - 1913.

114mm x 60mm x 55mm

A fine solid silver carriage timepiece on bun feet in rectangular form with folding handle. The round enamel dial showing Roman numerals with blued steel hands and makers/retailers name. The hallmarks for Mappin and Webb Ltd and dating with the letter 'O' to 1913 The case is engine turned with hand engraving framing each side. The fully serviced-overhauled movement running for 7days with a jeweled lever escapement. It's worth noting this clock is in exceptional condition. Please see 'macro' images.

 

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Pendule d'Officier

20 x 13 x 9cm

A fine gilt Pendule d'Officier Clock with a superb 8 day duration movement on a jeweled lever escapement. The convex enamelled dial showing black Arabic numerals with minutes to the outer edge and quarter markers , decorated with finely chased , pierced and gilded hands . The case having floral and ribbon gilt mounts and in the classic 'Pagoda' shape. The drop handle with a Serpent consuming itself - an ancient symbol of eternal unity. Standing on four turned feet . Circa 1890.

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£2950.00 G.B. Pounds

Silver timepiece - 1912.

136mm x 75mm x 48mm

A fine silver carriage timepiece on bun feet with a slight 'cushion' shape to the case and 'C scroll' handle . The perfect enamel dial showing Roman numerals with blued steel hands . The hallmarks for Birmingham and dating to 1912. The makers hallmark is hard to decipher and we are still trying to place it with a silversmith. Fully serviced-overhauled movement running for 7days with a jeweled lever escapement.

 

£1200.00  G.B.Pounds

Connell of London, push repeat .

16.5cm x 8.5cm x 7.5cm

A fine carriage clock in a satin gilt 'Gorge' case. The clock is in very original condition with a white enamel dial showing Roman numerals with the retailers name and address. A large top glass to view the original Bi-metallic balance and silvered platform escapement, push repeat and striking on the hour and half hour on a gong. The movement is completely original, serviced and sold with a full 12 month guarantee. The movement bears the stamp of E.G.Lamaille a very good clock maker. Circa 1880-90.

 

£2550.00  G.B.Pounds

Pendule d'Officier

20 x 13 x 9cm

A fine gilt Pendule d'Officier Clock with a superb 8 day duration movement on a jeweled lever escapement. The convex enamelled dial showing black Arabic numerals with minutes to the outer edge and quarter markers , decorated with finely chased , pierced and gilded hands . The case having floral and ribbon gilt mounts and in the classic 'Pagoda' shape. The drop handle with a Serpent consuming itself - an ancient symbol of eternal unity. Standing on four turned feet . Circa 1890.

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£3100.00 G.B. Pounds

Grande Sonnerie with Case

16 x 8.5 x 7.5cm

A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial and bevelled silvered sight ring. This clock has been fully restored, which involved a complete disassembly, 3 stage clean and polish, assembly, test and regulation. The clock is stamped 22495 which could be attributed to Henri Jacot. This fine clock also retains the original large silvered platform and jeweled lever escapement. Grande sonnerie striking, petite sonnerie and fully silent if you wish. The push repeat button to repeat the last hour and quarter. Thick bevelled white glass panels to all sides. A chime selection lever to the base. Circa 1900.

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£3850.00 G.B.Pounds

Calendar , Alarm & Push repeat .

A fine and rare calendar dial carriage clock in an engraved gilt 'Gorge' case. The clock is in very original condition with a white enamel dial showing two lower sub' dials , one for the calendar and one for the alarm , top glass to view the original Bi-metallic, jeweled lever escapement . Push repeat and bell striking on the Hour and half hour . The movement is completely original and serviced , polished and sold with a full 12 month guarantee . The dial showing Roman numerals with the blued steel Breguet hands . Push repeat , Circa 1870-80 . To watch a youtube video click HERE

Height 180mm , Depth 85mm , Width 95mm

 

£4250.00 G.B.Pounds

Early push repeat .

17cm x 10cm x 8.5cm

Here we have a fine gilt carriage clock in remarkably original condition with a little, possibly Military history. The clock has engraved very small on the rear of the base "James Dummer A present from Col Whitbread". The clock strikes the hours and half hours on a bell and has an alarm facility. The push repeat button is the early 'through the glass' type which is preferable. The gilt is the original and still very good with only minor blemishes. The design of the case is substantial with thick beveled white glass to all sides.

 

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A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial and unusually signed Henri Jacot , Paris . This clock has been fully restored , serviced and regulated . Grande Sonnerie striking , Petite Sonnerie and fully Silent if you wish . A very good , large gorge case which feels reassuringly heavy and thick bevelled glass panels to all sides . This clock also features an alarm with a selection lever to the base . Circa 1880

Henri Jacot, Grande Sonnerie

18 x 10 x 9cm

A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial unusually signed Henri Jacot , Paris. This is the only H.Jacot we have had bearing his name on the dial. This clock has been fully restored , serviced and regulated . Grande Sonnerie striking , Petite Sonnerie and fully Silent if you wish . A very good , large gorge case which feels reassuringly heavy and thick bevelled glass panels to all sides . This clock also features an alarm with a selection lever to the base . Circa 1880 . A small clip can be seen HERE.

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William Comyns 1905.

116mm x 50mm x 48mm

A fine small hammered silver gilt carriage time-piece on bun feet with 'C scroll' handle and with its original protective outer case . The perfect enamel dial showing Roman numerals with the blued steel hands . The hallmarks for William Comyns and Sons Ltd who worked from 41-47 Beak Street, London. The business was set up in 1885 and they were very well known silversmiths until the 1930's .

 

£1450.00  G.B.Pounds

British carriage clock by Tupman of London

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 .

 

 

Henry Matthews . 1901

10cm x 4.5cm x 5.5cm

A fine small carriage timepiece by well known silversmiths Henry Matthews who were working from Vittoria street in Birmingham circa 1896-1909 and this clock has all the hallmarks for 1901 . A classic hammered , solid silver with 'C' scroll folding handle and little bun feet . Sold fully overhauled with a 12 month guarantee .

£1250.00  G.B. Pounds

H.Diriquen , Chantilly , Push repeat .

This fine gorge cased carriage clock was made by H.Diriquen of Chantilly . The clock is in very original condition with a masked dial and top glass to view the original Bi-metallic , jeweled lever escapement . Push repeat and gong striking on the Hour with alarm facility . The movement is completely original and serviced , cleaned and polished and sold with a full 12 month guarantee . The dial showing Roman numerals with the blued steel Breguet hands . Push repeat , Circa 1870-80 .

Height 180mm , Depth 85mm , Width 95mm

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Striking Carriage clock

A good example of a 'Corniche' carriage clock with strike on a gong . The clock retains the original silvered jewelled lever escapement and strikes on a gong for the hours and the half hours . The white enamelled dial with Roman numerals and the original very fine Breguet type hands . Circa 1890 . The case is 'Satin' gilt and looks bright but 'soft' on the eye .

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£1450.00 G.B.Pounds

Henry Lepine , Petite Sonnerie , Repeat , Alarm .

16 x 9 x 8cm

A fine , satin gilt carriage clock in a superb , large early cast 'gorge' case with 2 bell strike on the quarters , push repeat facility and alarm . The perfect enamelled dial showing Roman numerals and blued steel Breguet hands . Stamped with the H.L to the front plate and numbered jeweled lever , platform escapement . The case is full size and with the handle up measures 17cms tall . We have photographed this clock in detail throughout the restoration and the pictures can be seen by clicking here . Circa 1860-70 .

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£3250.00 G.B.Pounds

Howell and James , Regent St .

18 x 10 x 9cm

A fine 'repeater' carriage clock by the very prestigious retailers - Howell and James of Regent Street, London. Howell and James were Jewellers, Silver and Goldsmiths and retailers between 1819 and 1911 and exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and at the International Exposition of 1862 in Paris. The gilded case of this fine clock is slim and has a very unusual and decorative handle which we have rarely seen, the design is quite complex too with more in common with the famous maker-Bourdin. The movement is completely original and serviced, cleaned and polished and bears the number stamp of Drocourt 1495 with the initials H.L. stamped to the front plate -Henry Lepaute. Sold with a full 12 month guarantee. The dial is showing Roman numerals , makers name and the alarm dial. The clock strikes on the original bell . Circa 1870.

 

£2850.00  G.B.Pounds

Grande Sonnerie , E.G.Lamaille .

18 x 10 x 9cm

A fine 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with a white enamel dial and bevelled gilt sight ring . This clock has been fully restored , dismantled , serviced and regulated . The clock is stamped G.L. in an oval and numbered 578 . E.G.Lamaille used the G.L stamp and was based in London (Farringdon Rd ) and Paris .This fine clock also retains the original large silvered platform and jeweled lever escapement . Grande sonnerie striking , Petite sonnerie and fully Silent if you wish . A very good , large gorge case which feels reassuringly heavy and thick bevelled glass panels to all sides . Selection lever to the base . Circa 1900 .

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£4250.00 G.B.Pounds

Pearce and Sons

A fine example of a large 'Anglais Riche' carriage clock with push repeat . This was made by E.Maurice and Co who showed clocks at the Paris exhibition of 1889 . The clock was made for Pearce and Sons who retailed clocks in London from 1881 . The clock retains the original silvered , jewelled lever escapement and strikes on Gong for the hours and the half hours . The dial retains the original gilt finish with Roman numerals and retailers name . Circa 1905-10 .

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£1650.00 G.B.Pounds

V.A.P Brevete

18 x 13 x 8cm

An ebonised mantel - carriage clock with carry handle, gilt sight, full enamel dial showing Roman numerals and fine blued steel hands. An 8 day duration, time piece movement, stamped . This clock has very faint hairlines near the top of the dial which are not noticeable unless very close. Circa 1870 .  

£495.00 G.B. Pounds

Dixon et Fils a Paris , Raingo .

17 x 10 x 8cm

A fine and early carriage clock . The case is constructed as ' multi-piece' case with solid rear door and early handle design . The original and unusual jeweled lever , platform escapement is superb and untouched . The clock is 'countwheel' striking on a bell and can be left silent (if you do not wind the strike side) . The silvered dial showing Roman numerals and true Breguet hands . The bevelled glass to all sides are perfect . The clock is stamped Dixon et Fils and the plates are stamped with a small stamp for Raingo Freres established in 1813 . we would date this clock to around 1820-30. This is a very original , rare and early carriage clock that would appeal to the collector or investor .

Note - currently shown with movement unrestored .

£2650.00  G.B.Pounds

Early Carriage clock , original case.

Early Carriage clock , original case.

18 x 10 x 9cm

An early oversize carriage clock with a one piece case in original condition with the Leather carry-case it would have been sold with . This clock although not signed is numbered 8903 . It has the large top glass to view the important original , off set lever ,bi-metallic balance escapement . The original pair of blued steel hands which are typical of this period , striking on the hour on a bell and once on the half hour , viewing recommended .

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Kleiser and Co , York

18 x 10 x 9cm

An unusual 'gadrooned pagoda' Gorge shape carriage clock by Kleiser of York . Andrew and Joseph Kleiser of York are listed in 'Watch and clockmakers of the world' Vol2 by B.Loomes as working from 1866-1885 . The movement is completely original and serviced , cleaned and polished and sold with a full 12 month guarantee . Bevelled glasses are all in perfect condition . The dial showing Roman numerals with the retailers name and the blued steel Breguet hands .

Height 180mm , Depth 85mm , Width 95mm

£1450.00 G.B.Pounds

Aird & Thomson , Glasgow

With Leather Case .

A well proportioned Carriage clock in very original condition with its numbered Key and Leather case . A large bevelled top glass to view the original Bi-metallic , jeweled lever escapement , striking on the Hour and half hour on a mellow gong . The movement has been completely serviced / overhauled & polished (see close up photos by clicking on the picture) . Bevelled glasses to all sides and the white enamelled dial is clear and bright with the name 'Aird & Thomson , Glasgow  and Paris Made in very small letters beneath . Roman numerals and Breguet type hands . Circa 1890 - 1910 .

17.5 x 9.5 x 8cm

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GROHE ,Wigmore Street , London

GROHE ,Wigmore Street , London

14 x 8 x 7cm

A fine gorge case Carriage clock in very original condition with a large top glass to view the original Bi-metallic , split , lever platform escapement . The fully serviced 7 day movement is Bell striking on the Hour and once on the half hours the movement is completely original and working perfectly , the case and Glass all of which have been bevelled and are in perfect condition . This carriage clock is signed Grohe of Wigmore Street , London . Circa 1880 , James Grohe is listed working from 1832-81 in Watch and Clockmakers of the World VOL2 .  

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£1500.00 G.B.Pounds

Carriage clock with case

17 x 9 x 8cm

A superb, small masked dial, striking carriage clock. The fully overhauled movement is gong striking on the hour and once for the half hours. The case is polished and laquered so will not require polishing for 15 years or more! This style of carriage clock dates back to around 1910. The case style is 'Anglaise Riche' and is supplied with original case covered with distressed morrocan leather. This clock also has 'Push repeat' on demand and retains the original jewelled lever, silvered platform escapement.

 

£1575.00 G.B. Pounds

 

Deco style with Alarm

14 x 8 x 7cm

In all the years we have been buying Carriage clocks we have never seen another one of this type of carriage clock . It is a very stylish timepiece  with the added feature of an alarm . The case is nickel on brass and looks original with a nice patina , the dial is silvered and has 'deco' arabic numerals , the rear door is solid and the glasses to all sides are perfect .please click the image for more detailed photos .

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