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The company then opened a branch in London in 1857 which was very sucessful. Pounds 114mm x 60mm x 55mm A fine solid silver carriage timepiece on bun feet in rectangular form with folding handle. The clock was made for Pearce and Sons who retailed clocks in London from 1881 . The silvered dial showing Roman numerals and true Breguet hands . The clock is stamped Dixon et Fils and the plates are stamped with a small stamp for Raingo Freres established in 1813 . This is a very original , rare and early carriage clock that would appeal to the collector or investor . This style of carriage clock dates back to around 1910.They then decided to anglicise the name to Richard & Co to open a new branch at 24 Cannon Street, London and continue selling their clocks with the R & Co logo. The round enamel dial showing Roman numerals with blued steel hands and makers/retailers name. L stamp and was based in London (Farringdon Rd ) and Paris . The clock retains the original silvered , jewelled lever escapement and strikes on Gong for the hours and the half hours . The case style is 'Anglaise Riche' and is supplied with original case covered with distressed morrocan leather. Pounds 14 x 8 x 7cm In all the years we have been buying Carriage clocks we have never seen another one of this type of carriage clock .
This clock strikes the hours on a bell and one blow of the bell for the half hour. Pounds 265mm x 150mm x 115mm A fine and exceptionally large carriage clock by the well respected maker Charles Vincenti of Paris. It is remarkable and giant in every way, although it does have a soft/mellow gong strike. Pounds 85mm x 44mm x 35mm A very attractive, polished solid silver, petite timepiece made in 1913 with Hallmarks for Charles Guignard a London Silversmith and importer of clocks and watches from France and Switzerland. This clock has been fully serviced and is sold with a full 12month Guarantee. The clock has a fully engraved case and dial mask, the engraving is fine, detailed and crisp. This type of Strut clock can be attributed to Thomas Cole who made for Hancock.A very good large gorge case which feels reassuringly heavy with thick bevelled glass panels to all sides. Richard & Co opened in London in 1857 at 24 Cannon Street. Pounds 18 x 14 x 10cm A fine Oval 'Grande Sonnerie' carriage clock in a gilt gorge case with an engraved dial mask. This clock will be carefully restored, serviced and regulated.