French made crystal regulator shelf or mantel clock.

This Crystal Regulator was made in France circa 1890. the case is positioned on four pad feet. The brass framed case is decorated with four freestanding turned and tapered columns. The four sides are fitted with glass that features beveled edges on all four sides. The porcelain dial measures 4 inches in diameter. This is framed my a brass bezel that is 4.5 inches in diameter. The outer enamel ring is formatted with Roman style hour numerals. Breguet-style hands indicate the time. The inner section of the dial steps in. Here one will find the winding arbors. You will also note that is example is fitted with a visible escapement. This is a wonderful feature and allows one to view the relationship of the Jeweled pallets and the escape wheel. The time and strike movement is spring powered and designed to run eight-days. This clock strikes each hour on a bell mounted to the back of the movement. It also strikes the bell once at each half hour. The rear plate is marked A*B. This clock stands approximately 14.25 inches tall. It is 9.5 inches wide and 7.25 inches deep

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