Marcus Böhm in Augusta Vindelicorum (Augsburg), 370 x 265 mm, circa 1680
An Augsburg wall clock, a so-called "Telleruhr", with hour self strike and front pendulum
Case: gilt brass, rear bell. Dial: tin. Movm.: full plate movement, signed, verge escapement, 2 barrels, chain/fusee, applied large florally engraved count wheel, 1 finely engraved hammer.
Marcus Boehm was born in 1650. He is mentioned as a member of the watchmakers’ company in 1702. Boehm was one of the first clockmakers in Augsburg to use the short front pendulum. Boehm died in 1732.