Lot No. 332 (86th Auction)
"GLT" (Guilmet), Nr. 428, Height 300 mm, circa 1880

A rare industrial clock in shape of a quarter deck with automaton and half hour / hour self strike
Case: marble base, brass, gilt, silvered, the steersman swings with the pendulum. Dial: gilt, Roman numerals, brass hands. Movm.: brass full plate movement, frosted, gilt, 1 hammer / 1 gong, 2 barrels, anchor escapement, pendulum with counter weight.

A nearly identical clock is illustrated and described in: Derek Roberts: "Mystery, novelty, and fantasy clocks", 1999, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., page 253 ff.
Estimate  3,000 - 5,000 €

Price Realised  11,200 €
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