Tower Clock Collection, Page Five

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Jean Baptiste Schwilgué, Strasbourg, France. 1856 $2500 Unknown, probably US, c. 1900  SOLD Franz Stiehl, Speising (Vienna), Austria, 1890  SOLD
Single train, Graham deadbeat escapement. 30 hour duration. 10"w x 16.5"h x 7.5"d Single train, Graham deadbeat escapement. 1/2 second pendulum. Designed to drive a dial on both front and back sides. 5"w x 11.5"h x 5"d (7" at base with mounting holes). SOLD Three train, perpendicular-mounted pinwheel escapement (missing). Quarter, count-wheel strike. Helical toothed wheels driving worm geared pinions (two wheels /train).

 

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Schwilgué, Strasbourg, France, 1884  SOLD Lorenz Förster, Nürnberg, Germany, c. 1880  SOLD G. Schweppenhäuser, Frankfurt, Germany, 1877. SOLD
Single train, Graham deadbeat escapement, eight day duration, bolt & shutter maintaining power, 30 second  differential remontoire. 12"w x 20"h x 11"d Three train, using 'free swinger' pendulum arrangement employing a count wheel to impulse the pendulum every 40 seconds, bolt & shutter maintaining power. Eight day duration.  26.5"w x 40"h x 21"d. Single train, Pinwheel escapement, one day duration, bolt & shutter maintaining power. 11 1/4"w x 25"h x 11"d.

 

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Johann Lindner, Kandern, Germany, 1893  $2900    
Single train, Graham deadbeat escapement, eight day duration, bolt & Shutter maintaining power, 30 second differential remontoire. 13 1/2"w x 21 3/4"h x 12"d.

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