Carriage Clocks

Musical alarm carriage clock

    Musical alarm carriage clock

    Germany, Schwenningen


    Metal, brass, glass, paper; nickel plating, mechanical work

    Height - 18 cm

    On the dial field trademark in the form of a winged wheel and inscription: “KIENZLE”, under the scale: Made in Germany - The Kienzle Clock Co. N.Y. Near clockwork control: “F / S”

    Clock in nickel-plated metal case on wide ornately shaped base with corner feet. Rectangular windows closed by clear glass in narrow metal frames are in the lateral sides. Ornately shaped handle on the racks is fixed on plane top side. The front side is covered with faceted rectangular glass. Paper dial in thin yellow metal frame with repousse ornament is behind the glass. Large scale with minutes’ divisions and Arabic numerals is imprinted on paper. Hour and minute hands are central, blue-finished. The case rear side is closed by yellow corrugated metal door; circular key holder is fixed on its inner side. Clockwork with lever escapement, horizontal balance axis and two open springs is assembled on two vertical nickel-plated boards. The alarm is set by round handle. Square section shifts for winding the clockwork and musical movement springs are to the right and left from it. Round handle for setting the hands is above. Clock escapement regulator is in the mounting plate upper plate. Musical movement with cylinder and sound comb is in the base.

    Winding key and handwritten instructions for spring winding on the piece of paper are in the set.