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c.1900 French Industrial Fire Engine Clock

Origin France
Period 1900-1919
Dimensions
W. 17.5 in; H. 14.5 in; D. 7.25 in;
W. 44.45 cm; H. 36.83 cm; D. 18.42 cm;
Creation Date 1900
Description An exceptionally rare early 20th century automated fire-engine industrial clock.

Case:
The red painted, silvered and gilt-bronze case stands on a black Belgian marble base and depicts an early 20th century horse drawn steam powered fire engine. It has ‘D.H. Depose’ engraved on a silvered plaque and has a hinged silvered door to access the winding arbor for the animation movement.

Dial:
The painted silvered chapter-ring dial has Roman numerals for the hours, a gilt-bronze center, Arabic 5-minute marks and steel-cut hands. The painted silvered chapter-ring barometer dial is in French, has a gilt center and dual indicator hands.

Movement:
The time-only movement is wound through the front, has a balance wheel escapement and is adjusted for fast/slow out the dial.
The animation movement is housed below, is wound out the back and drives the large wheel and three piston linkages for approximately 2 hours.

Size:
Height: 14.5 in.
Width: 17.5 in.
Depth: 7.25 in.
Styles / Movements Industrial, Modern
Incollect Reference Number 334450
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