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English giant carriage clock by Edward Funnell - Details:
very substantial giant English carriage clock by Edward
Funnell of Brighton, England, has a three-train fusee
movement quarter-striking Westminster chimes on four
The brass-framed beveled glass front door opens to
a white porcelain dial with blued-steel hands, framed
by a gilt-brass engine-turned mask.
glazed side panels reveal the heavy brass plates that
support the interesting and complicated movement.
The glazed rear door opens to the four gong striking
mechanism and the back plate is signed Edw.
Funnell, BRIGHTON . The lever escapement platform
can be seen through a glazed panel in the top next
to the repeat button.
a full restoration, this clock runs well and chimes
progressively at each quarter on four gongs.
12 to top of handle, 7.5 wide at base,
Edward Funnell, 53 & 54 East Street, Brighton,
England was watch and clock maker who made a small
amount of custom order giant carriage clocks and because
of his small stature as a dwarf specialized in turret
- Open Left
Quarter - Back View
- Front View
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