And it depends what's wrong with it. Your current bid falls below the reserve price for this lot. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. At this point I see no way to change when it strikes except removing the minute hand but I am still perplexed how it changed exactly a half hour if the minute had slipped. This wonderful piece features four large columns with draped accents on a rectangular base with a beautiful embellished pendulum. There are several brass decorations on the case.
Shipping costs United Kingdom £78. I have searched extensivelywith no success. There may be a founder's mark on the statue or casting for the clock if you look closely. As I am a novice at this I do not wish to try to take apart the clock mechanism. You'll need to or before bidding. Welcome to the Board Ken The clock you have appears to be a nice French clock dating from the 19th century, with visible escapement and it looks to have above average casting quality of the figure.
Lift the knife edge and let it drop and it'll advance though the next strike Thanks, tried that several times with the hands but no luck. The white face features black Roman numerals and is set in an ornately decorated round frame. You'll need to accept the auction terms and conditions before bidding. Phone: 650 592-1762 Fax: 650 637-9935 Phone: 650 592-1762 Fred and Penny Bausch Fax: 650 637-9935. If so, you can move the minute hand to about 2-3 minutes to the hour, then back it up until it strikes. This should reset the hour-half-hour problem, then you may have to move the hour hand to the time it strikes, then advance the minute hand to the correct time, stopping on each hour and half hour to allow it to strike. You can no longer place any bids on this lot.
Base of clock has 4 bronze feet. Clock has a few chips and nicks see Photo but otherwise in good condition. In good shape and runs well except chiming. If it just might have moved on the shaft I am perplexed why it was exactly 30 minutes. You'll also see a black knife edge resting on it.
Make this lot a favourite and come back later to place your first bid. If you feel the quote is too high, seek another. All you need to do is enter the maximum price you are willing to bid for an item. Beautiful Clock with 3 Pillars on each side of the Face. You have the highest bid! The base and top are green marble with white veins, the columns are brass.
A 501c3 non-profit corporation 514 Poplar St. Flat Coil gongs by: Richard I am looking for a replacement for this gong that came from a Tiffany beveled glass regulator. This is a Heavy Clock at just over 30 lbs. You now have the unique opportunity to purchase this lot. How do automatic bids work? Therefore, refunds based on the working condition of this item will not be issued.
. I purchased it at a Antique Auction. There is a small crack in the front door. I will try to get some close up pictures and post. The countwheel is external on these and if you look in the back you'll see it, a big wheel with notches in. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
Your Card Will be Charged Twice; once for the purchase and once for shipping. Two toned mahogany case with inlays below the dial. Regards, Graham Click to expand. The following table is from a thread here from 2010. None of these can be determined from the photos or information you have supplied so far. Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
I guess I do not understand about needing to pull a pin since it previously worked fine. The pin length possibly determines whether it is half hour or hour. Contact our site Administrator at. By setting up an automatic bid, our system will automatically place new bids on your behalf each time you are outbid. Yours just got out of synch when the strike side wound down and the time continued to run awhile.
Some of the original finish is polished away. Medaille de bronze On the basis that it is worth what someone will pay for it, and you've just bought it, I would say you know more than anyone here. Four beveled glass panels including front hinged door. Strikes the hours and half hours with a chime. It is designed to strike time on the hour and a single chime on the half hour.