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Item:192927552445Perfect 19th Century French F. Marti Bronze striking 8 day Mantel Clock Click images to enlarge Description A superbly nice 19th century French F. Marti & Cie all bronze striking clock, completely refurbished, serviced and adjusted, supplied with key and the pendulum and working superbly. This clock timepiece is in wonderful condition. These clocks are known for being extremely reliable, as they will work for many, many years to come. This one is perfect for collectable, as a special gift, or if you want to add a unique character and originality to your home. This timepiece is in superbly good condition, which has a genuine 'Medaille de bronze' two train F. Marti French mechanical movement, striking on a bell every 1/2h and it strikes the hours, and a fully bronze structure. This example dates to late 19th century, and the movement is equipped with a rack & snail striking mechanism which prevents it from getting out of synch. The Marti family were well known French clockmakers in the late 1800's. Fritz Marti is recorded as working from 1876, and was originally at Vieux-Charmont. He won the gold medal after showing 'roulant blancs' (rough clock movements that were supplied to and finished off by other clockmakers to fit into their cases) at the Paris Exhibition of 1900. Its enameled dial is in superb condition. The bronze structure was meticulously coated with a professional enamel clear varnish, preventing it for tarnishing, so it will remain on its glory for many years to come. It has 8" (200 mm) x 5" (125 mm) base and 13 1/2" (345 mm) high. As a bonus, the key is supplied with a handmade Swarovski and crystal beads key holder, so that you’ll never lose your key. You will also receive along with the clock, a comprehensive instruction leaflet on how to operate and maintain this wonderful clock. Due to the high value of our clocks, we only use the best and mostly reliable curiers, such as Royal Mail, ParcelForce, UPS or Fedex, but even so, we always pay extra for the full cover, so that you are covered, in case something happens to the parcel during the shipping. Condition: Used - This is an item that has been previously used. It may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. As with all our clocks, the brass-work has been dismantled and ultrasonically cleaned, and after polishing, treated with a special protective wax. The two main springs were removed, cleaned, inspected and properly lubricated before being reassembled into the barrels. Please, e-mail for more details and check out our other products: Visit Our eBay Store Check out the clock live in motion! https://youtu.be/6WYptYFLE Payment According to the best eBay practices, all purchases should be paid within 3 days after the final bid. Upon completion of this term, the deal will be cancelled and the item will be offered for sale (or the second offer). Paypal preferred for faster posting Cheque or postal order for UK, but please allow 7 working days before dispatch, this allows time for payment to clear Paypal ONLY for all other countries Shipping Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE CounterCondition:Used/Restored, Age:Antique, Pre-1900, Type:Mantel/ Bracket Clock, Sub-Type:Mantel Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme:French, Material:Bronze, Features:8-Day
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Perfect 19th Century French F. Marti Bronze striking 8 day Mantel Clock