Lot No. 174 (99th Auction)
class=Body> Southern German, Height 130 mm, circa 1600
class=Body> A rare Renaissance alarm extension
class=Body> Case: brass, firegilt, lavishly florally decorated. Movm.: iron, 1 hammer / 1 bell.

These attachments were wound and positioned on the so-called "clock-watches". When the hand of the clock activated the alarm, a verge escapement-type striking mechanism released the alarm bell.
Estimate  2,200 - 3,500 €

Price Realised  4,300 €
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