A GILT BRASS ATMOS CLOCK,
Calibre: cal. 528 wound by changes in the air pressure, 15 jewels
Movement number: 236'731
Case: glazed sides and top, gilt brass base
Size: 210 mm length x 165 mm width x 235 mm height
Signed: case, dial and movement
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The dial is in very good condition with hardly any signs of wear. The hands with very minor signs of wear. The balancing wheel with signs of wear, possibly from oscillation. The case with scattered tarnishing and surface wear, particularly at the opening of the front glaze. The four screws on the top glaze with oxidization. The interior of the case with tarnishing, especially on the top edges. The base with cracks on each corner and signs of oxidation. Otherwise the clock is in good overall condition considering its age. The locking lever with signs of oxidation.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.