The antique German eight day regulator wall clock is in an ebonised hard wood case with an architectural – Palladian style top.
The movement of the clock is marked at the back with Lenzkirch trademark and its unique model number, 272730, corresponding to its year of production in 1875 ( source: Clock and Watch Trademark Index - European Origin by Karl Kochmann). To know more about the Lenzkirch history of clock making please follow this link http://www.lenzkirchclocks.com/lenzkirch-clocks-history.shtml
The movement has a dead beat escapement. The enamel dial has roman numerals and exhibits tradional style hands and a sweep centre seconds hand. This time piece has a single weight and a long pendulum in mahogany and brass. The clock comes with his original key . The clock is mounted in a hard wood case which has been ebonised and has a single hinged glass door.
The clock is in good working condition.
Condition report: This is an antique piece with a long history going back about 130 years! The dial of the clock shows an area where fine hairlines can be seen between 12.00 and 1.00 and have been shows in the photographs. The brass case of the weight has dents round the rims – top and bottom and at the back. The brass hook of the top of the pendulum has been re-attached to the wooden structure without compromising its function and grip. The wooden case was ebonised originally and the colour has mellowed. The face of the Palladian top has been repaired and re painted. There are minor small dents on the wooden case reported here for accuracy all of them in line with the age of this time piece.
H: 1.12 m (44 inches); W: 30 cm ( 11 ¾ inches); D: 15 cm ( 6 inches) Dial is 18 cm ( 7 inches)
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