7 edition of Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks (Collectible Dinnerware) found in the catalog.
by Schiffer Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||368|
Carriage or "traveling" clocks reached their heyday in the second half of the 19th century. Easily recognizable by their four-sided cases with glass sides and handle on top, these so-called "little darlings" evolved into complex designs with a variety of case styles, movements and decorative techniques. Breguet, Paris. Minute repeating carriage clock Circa Breguet, Paris. Minute repeating carriage clock Circa Extremely rare Grande Sonnerie, Petite Sonnerie, Minute Repeating carriage clock with Alarm by Breguet Number Derek Roberts, Carriage and other traveling clocks.
20 Carriage clocks 21 Cuckoo clocks 22 French clocks 23 Alarm clocks directed towards other occupations, and so it is with watch and clock repairing. In writing this book, I have assumed that the reader has no knowledge of the subject and I have endeavoured, therefore, to File Size: 1MB. Miniature carriage clock with enamel panels Circa Swiss miniature carriage clock with Eastern scenes to the enamel panels.
The enamel dial would presumably put it at the end of the time period of these clocks. There is a quite similar clock in Robert's book on Carriage and Other Travelling Clocks, p This has similar floral engraving with the name written in similar style. The one in Roberts' book has front winding and grande sonnerie striking. Shop vintage, mid-century, modern and antique carriage clocks and travel clocks from the world's best furniture dealers. Global shipping available. 20th Century French Other Carriage Clocks and Travel Clocks. Materials. Bronze, Steel, Silver. A fine cased carriage clock The substantially sized 'Gorge' case houses a lever platform.
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Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks Hardcover – March 1, by Derek Roberts (Author)/5(4). This book is just as useful as Allix's Carriage Clocks but concentrates on the more rare and more decorative items. Several of the better-known English makers each have a chapter devoted to them.
A very useful reference book if you are interested in carriage clocks. This is a heavy book ( kg) so additional postage will be Range: $ - $ Carriage and Other Travelling Clocks (Collectible Dinnerware) by Derek Roberts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Schiffer Publishing Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks - The beauty of carriage clocks and their accompanying cases is an integral part of their design, but one aspect-their intricate movements-also displays solutions to mechanical problems that only the genius designer could this major new work by an expert clock historian and restorer, the reader will find over Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks by Derek Roberts,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Find more information about: ISBN: Carriage Clocks book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Carriage Clocks: Their History and Development” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Start your review of Carriage Clocks: Their History and Development.
Write a 4/5(2). Derek Roberts is the author of British Longcase Clocks and Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, as well as other books and numerous horological catalogues and articles.
He is a lecturer and runs a specialized clocks business in Tonbridge, Kent, England. Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks Hardcover – 11 Dec. by Derek Roberts (Author)5/5(3).
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Carriage and Other Traveling Clocks While this book is a great reference for carriage clocks, it also give any reader some insight about how the industrial beginnings in Europe. These fine and delicate timekeeping instruments are well described and well illustrated. Anyone seeking knowledge about these fine clocks will have the best written /5.
The book has one hundred examples of the most sought after carriage clocks in this country from private collections.
Red Cloth with white titles, tan endpapers, dust jacket. A Very Good copy with light wear and soiling, rear top tip bumped, SIGNED on limitation page by both Author and Editor.
The beauty of carriage clocks and their accompanying cases is an integral part of their design, but one aspect-their intricate movements-also displays solutions to mechanical problems that only the genius designer could solve.
In this major new work by an expert clock historian and restorer, the reader will find over exquisite color and black-and-white photographs of hundreds of.
Carriage Clocks. The golden age of classic carriage clocks was between and Despite knowing some very beautiful pieces from Switzerland, England and Austria, the great bulk was produced near Belfort in France and then mainly exported to England.
The forerunners of carriage clocks. Antique French Gorge Case Repeating Carriage / Travel Clock. 20th Century French Other Carriage Clocks and Travel Clocks. Materials. Bronze, Steel, Silver. View Full Details. Mid Century Vintage Cartier Paris French Quartz Quadrant Traveling Alarm Clock.
H in. W 2 in. D 2 in. It describes the variety of movements found in the clocks that were produced by the thousand in France. The details of the simple timepiece, strikers, alarms, quar This truly comprehensive and practical new work is the first book to be devoted solely to the repair and restoration of the carriage clock, and as such will be greatly welcomed by /5.
Taken in conjunction with other factors, this is quite a useful guide to dating an early clock. Carriage clock sizes fall with a charming lack of precision under three main headings: ‘Mignonnettes’ or “little darlings” cover all clocks under 4¼” high with the handle raised.
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Was there one in particular you are trying to find details on. David, NAWCC Life. Find great deals on eBay for carriage clocks and carriage clocks book. Shop with confidence. Antique British Brass Carriage Travel Mantel Clock Key Signed Roman Numeral. C $; Buy It Now Amounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than Canadian dollars and are approximate conversions to Canadian.Large Gilt Brass Gorge Cased Repeat Carriage Clock with Travel Case C A good quality gilt brass French striking repeat carriage clock with original travel case.
Well proportioned classic gorge case in gilt brass with cast, gilt brass handle.Carriage clock, c brass carriage clock, one French made brass case with Swiss movement late 19th to early 20th century white dial, dimensions x 75 x 60mm. Show 98 more like this French brass cased carriage clock, with key in leather covered carry case, (height 15 cm including handle extended).