Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement
Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement

THWAITES & REED OF CLERKENWELL (worked from 1740)

Skeleton Clock with Coup Perdu escapement

1973 United Kingdom

Offered by Carlton Clocks Ltd.

£4,000 gbp
Request Information Call Dealer
Favourite Item
Part of a limited edition of 100 pieces, this fine skeleton clock by Thwaites and Reed,the design of which was inspired by the work of John Dwerrihouse (1770-1805) dates from 1973. This features an exceptional and highly sophisticated escapement, which is a feat of engineering.

Thwaites and Reed were one of the oldest and among the best of London's clock manufacturers.

The 8 day fusee timepiece movement has Harrison's maintaining power and adjustable pallets for the Coup Perdu escapement. Coup Perdu literally means "lost beat" and allows the clock to show true seconds on the subsidiary dial when the clock is beating as the clock impulses on one pallet.

The tapered polished brass plates are raised on square-section pillars mounted on a wooden base on screw adjustable brass bun feet. The clock has its original glass dome.

The silvered skeletonised dial has a signed plaque above and subsidiary seconds chapter, also silvered.

Matching steel breguet hands.

Height, excluding the dome: 13¼ inches (34cm),
17¼ inches (44cms) high overall.
Overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

Our price includes VAT and delivery within the UK mainland. We are happy to quote for shipping worldwide.
Stock Code
Com
Carlton Clocks Ltd.

Carlton Clocks Ltd.
Chalfont Station Road
Little Chalfont
Buckinghamshire
HP7 9PN

Opening Hours
Contacts
View Dealer Location
Member Since 2010
Members of
View Full Details