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Automaton windmill clock Guilmet (c. 1880 France)

Automaton windmill clock Guilmet
Title Automaton windmill clock Guilmet
Country of Origin France
Dated c. 1880
Classification A R GUILMET, PARIS (worked c.1870-1900)
Condition Good
Dimensions 43.00cm high (16.93 inches high)
Status SOLD
Literature

Derek Roberts Mystery,Novelty & Fantasy Clocks, pages 265 & 268

Description / Expertise

D237. A silvered and gilt windmill clock which may be safely be attributed to Guilmet,
circa 1880.

There is a fahrenheit thermometer to one side and one reading centigrade on the other. The 8 day clock has silvered dial with roman numerals and above it is a barometer. The sails of the windmill are driven by an independent movement which is wound by opening the small door in the base.

Height 17" (43cms.) £6450.

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