Antique Carriage Clock Sales

Carriage clocks in Shipston-on-Stour

French carriage timepieces have always been very popular since their first conception in the early part of the 19th century. Made in France for export to England they were truly the first portable or carry-able clock that could move from room to room without risk of upsetting the mechanism.
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Antique carriage clocks for sale

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Miniature carriage timepiece

Stock no: 3236
Circa: Early 20th century
Case Height: 3.75 Inches (Handle Raised)
Price: £485.00

Miniature timepiece carriage clocks such as this have always been popular from their conception in the mid-19th century. Their charming size makes them very appealing to both collectors and individual buyers. This particular example is made with a very high quality movement and Swiss lever escapement, making the clock of delightful quality throughout. Note the detail of the fine bevelled edge glasses, and is typical of the attention to detail to clocks made 100 years earlier. A particularly fine feature of this carriage timepiece is the mask to the attractive cream enamel dial which retains its original blued steel hands.

French carriage timepiece

Stock no: 3217
Circa: Late 19th century
Height: 6 inches (handle raised)
Price: £465.00

French carriage timepieces have always been very popular since their first conception in the early part of the 19th century. Made in France for export to England they were truly the first portable or carry-able clock that could move from room to room without risk of upsetting the mechanism. This is an excellent example of its type with a fine white dial and black roman numbers and original blued steel hands. The high-quality movement retains its original platform escapement and fine bevelled edged glasses. This particular clock has elegant case mouldings and shaped case handle. The name on the dial is that of the retailer who were jewellers and watchmakers in Oxford.

French striking carriage clock

Stock no: 3228
Circa: 1880
Height: 6.5 inches (Handle Raised)
Price: £945.00

This attractive carriage clock is remarkable due to its small size whilst being fully fitted out with its repeat mechanism and retains its original Swiss lever platform escapement which was beautifully silvered to accentuate the fine balance wheel and escapement. The white enamel dial is beautifully marked out with black roman numbers and original blued steel hands. The high quality movement strikes the hours and half hours on original blued steel gong. The fine quality case retains its original bevelled glasses on all sides and is made to the popular “cornice” pattern.

Miniature carriage timepiece

No: 3235
Circa: Early 20th century
Dial Diameter: 3.5 Inches (handle raised)
Price: £485.00
 
A good example of an early miniature carriage timepiece made in exact replica of its more traditional larger counterpart and was probably made as a miniature version of the owners’ larger carriage clock due to the enduring popularity of all things miniature. Built of a superb design quality with bevel edge glasses and original cylinder silvered escapement.

Miniature carriage timepiece

Stock no: 3191
Circa: 20th century
Case height: 3.25 Inches
Price: £485.00

Miniature timepiece carriage clocks such as this have always been popular from their conception in the mid-19th century. Their charming size makes them very appealing to both collectors and individual buyers. This particular example is made by Shortland Bowen with a very high quality movement and Swiss lever escapement, making the clock of delightful quality throughout. Note the detail of the fine bevelled edge glasses, and is typical of the attention to detail to clocks made 100 years earlier.

Oval French carriage timepiece

Stock no: 3245
Circa: Late 19th century
Case height: 6 inches (handle raised)
Price: £495.00
 
French carriage timepieces have always been very popular since their first conception in the early part of the 19th century. Made in France for export to England they were truly the first portable or carry-able clock that could move from room to room without risk of upsetting the mechanism. This is an excellent example of its type with a fine white dial and black roman numbers and original blued steel hands. The high quality movement retains its original platform escapement. The oval cases with its shaped and bevelled glasses make this timepiece truly exceptional. 

French repeating carriage clock

Stock no: 3207
Circa: Late 19th century
Case Height: 8 Inches (Handle Raised)
Price: £1050.00

This magnificent clock was made in Paris for the English Market and was made by the well-known clock maker Jean Michell of Paris. The high quality movement strikes the hours and half hours on original polished blued gong and is fitted with its original silvered platform escapement which is of English design. The clock strikes on demand with the repeat knob o the case top. The fine white enamel dial retains its original blued steel hands and is signed by the maker, which again is most unusual. The magnificent case with its Corinthian columns and capitals is a testament to the case makers art and makes this clock truly special.

French repeating carriage clock

Stock no: 3258
Circa: 1870
Case height: 5.5 inches (handle raised)
Price: £1,850.00
 
A very good example of a very fine carriage clock. The movement is signed E & E Emanuel who are recorded as working in London between 1869 and 1881 where they were clockmakers to Queen Victoria. This delightful clock has a gorge design of case, strikes every hour and half hour on a polished bell, and has full alarm work, and yet its overall height is only 5.5 inches! As if this wasn’t enough, the maker has managed to fit in strike repeating work to sound the last hour on demand. A truly magnificent example of this very popular design of clock.

French striking carriage clock

Stock no: 3220
Circa: Early 20th century
Case Height: 6 inches (handle raised)
Price: £865.00
 
A good example of French craftsmanship at the turn of the 20th century. The style of the case with its clean lines and pointed corners was a fashion before the 1st world war, and these clocks were made exclusively for the English market. Fitted with its original silvered platform escapement and striking the hours and half hours on a polished and blued steel gong, these delightful clocks are as popular now as they were when they were first made over 100 years ago.

Repeating carriage clock

Stock no: 3248
Circa: 1880
Height: 7 inches (Handle raised)
Price: Sold
 
A classic French carriage clock of the late 19th Century made to the exacting standards that had come to be expected of the better quality Parisian makers. This particular clock is finished with its original silvered platform escapement. The white enamel dial retains its original blued steel hands and attractive clear black Roman numbers. The movement strikes the hours and half hours on original polished bell making a most attractive sound which is a delightful, and relatively rare, feature of this fine clock.
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