Seller: ukgoldseller (527) 100%, Location: Northampton, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 322330373014 Age: Antique, Post-1900, Type: Motor Car Clock, Material: Oak, Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland, Details: Quality OCTO 8Day Mantel (Motor Car) Dashboard Clock. c.1915 wooden cased Good quality, Swiss made, 8-day motor car dashboard clock made by “Manufacture d'horlogerie Coleru Meuri” and dating from around 1915. Rare Antique mantel wooden case (lacquered) Quality Swiss made, 8-day, non-magnetic lever movement with large mainspring. Spring has a "slipping" device which prevents over-winding. Mainspring barrel signed, "Octo - Non-magnetic". Diameter 51mm. Good condition (some light wear to case bezel and dial). Condition long time has no service movement is running but could stop any dayI would recommend TLC size approx: metal case - 100 mm wooden case size - 35cm x 20cm x 7cm wooden case is in antique condition ( there is some scratches ) you can easy renew it with a fresh paint Please look pictures carefully Bronze/Brass Vases are not included but can be sold separately The watchmaking company, “Manufacture d'horlogerie Coleru Meuri” was formed in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland. The company won medals at The International Clock Exhibition, in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1881, in Zurich in 1883, in Antwerp in 1885 and Paris in 1893. It also won a medal in 1893 at the ‘World’s Columbian Exhibition’ in Chicago, U.S.A. The company was renowned for its clocks, braille watches, dual-dial calendar moon phase watches, 24 hour display watches and cyclometers. In August 1903, the company registered the trade name “Octo” for use with their range of 8-day clocks. As well as “Octo”, Coleru Meuri also manufactured under several other trade names. Examples of these were: “Minerva”, “Bicycle Club Watch”, “La Mascotte” and “Compteur Kilometrique – Mascotte”.