Gong striking on the Hour and half hour on a mellow gong . 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 . A fine Pendule d'officier with 8 day duration movement with a jeweled lever escapement . A fine example of a large 'Anglais Riche' carriage clock with push repeat . Maurice and Co who showed clocks at the Paris exhibition of 1889 .
We offer a wide range of antique carriage clocks, which are sold fully restored and fully guaranteed.After Thomas’ death in 1859, his son Aaron became President and began to add new products to a conservative line.About 1862, the firm purchased the patent rights of Wait T.The way antiques are being sold is also evolving and timed auctions are a step in that direction.Unlike a live auction, there is no auctioneer calling the sale, each lot listed can be bid on for a defined period of time and at the end of this period the highest bidder wins the lot, (as long as it has met or exceeded its reserve).