Carriage Clocks

Carriage musical clock with alarm

    Carriage musical clock with alarm


    beginning of the 20th century

    Brass, glass, enamel, paper; presswork, repoussé, mechanical work, electroplated coating

    15 х 13 х 9.5 cm

    On the back mounting plate near winding pins: “WT” and “MA”; near clockwork regulator: “FS”; near the handle with knurling: “SLOW”; on the mounting plate: “31”; on the socle: “S.B. 28”. On the cover “Tch(?) IV-14/720”


    Clock in metal nickel-plated case on wide ornately shaped base with corner feet. Rectangular windows covered with transparent glass are in the lateral sides. A figured carrying handle is on the upper side. An oval glazed window is under it. The front side is covered with facet glass. Rectangular repousse dial shield surrounded by narrow frame with presswork patterns is beneath it. Ring enamel dial with minute divisions and double hour scale. Central hour and minute hands are spear-shaped, blued. The rear side is closed with the door of yellow corrugated metal. Spring clip for the crown is fixed on its inner side. The clock movement with lever escapement, horizontal balance axis and two open springs is assembled on two vertical nickel-plated mounting plates. Round alarm scale is mounted on the rear mounting plate. A knurled crown with an arrow sets the alarm time. To the right and to the left of the scale, Square pins for winding the clockwork and musical springs are mounted on the right and left sides from the scale. Round knurled handles for the hands setting and musical movement speed adjustment are above the scale. The clockwork regulator is on the mounting plate top part.

    Musical movement with cylinder and sound comb with 37 teeth, fixed in the base socle, plays the melody as an alarm signal.