Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 367

Mathieu Planchon
Eight-day going revival “tower” carriage-clock, hour and half-hour striking; gilded brass

HKD 8,300 - 16,600

EUR 1,000 - 2,000 / CHF 1,050 - 2,100 / USD 1,100 - 2,200

Sold: HKD 11,250

Gilded brass, key-winding, eight-day going, revival carriage-clock, in the shape of a gothic tower, with one horological complication:
· Hour and half hour striking on one steel gong

Neo-gothic case engraved in taille-douce (fine cut); the top with two factice bells.

White enamel dial ring with radial “Gothic” numerals; the centre, blue enamelled; gilded metal large hands.

Movement, 75 x 50 mm. (ebauche No. 4 129), two going barrels, plat-form escapement, with straight-line lever escapement, uncut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Mathieu Planchon, Paris

Year circa 1890-1900

Movement No. 4 129

Case No. 5 127

Material gilded brass

Caliber straight-line lever escapement

Height 200 mm. (approx.)

Width 80 mm.

Thickness 80 mm.

Weight 1.2 gr. (approx.)

Signature movement

Accessories winding-key (modern)