Lot 2506
  • 2506

SWISS | A GILT BRASS GLOBE WORLD TIME KEYLESS TABLE CLOCKCIRCA 1900

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 HKD
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Description

  • A GILT BRASS GLOBE WORLD TIME KEYLESS TABLE CLOCKCIRCA 1900
  • brass, hard stone
  • dimensions 11 x 23 cm
• manual winding movement • ring-form dial with Arabic numerals for 24-hour indication • gilt brass globe carriage with gilt brass and simulated hardstone stand decorated by Sphinx figure and Egyptian pattern, white painted globe with the continents and countries in color

Catalogue Note

The winding mechanism of the present lot is extraordinary. The winding machine is achieved while the plate is pulled out and connected with the stake on the globe carriage. The clock could be winding up the clock by rotating the globe anti-clockwisely. Adjusting the local time by moving the hand directly and the world time is indicated by the chapter ring and globe.
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