One of the top makers of carriage clocks, Drocourt
has achieved worldwide recognition with their quality workman ship
and complicated movements. Pierre & Alfred Drocourt were France'
leading makers from the middle of the 19th century through to the
late Victorian era. They had a factory in Saint-Nicolas-d'Ailermont,
which was regarded as the most important town for carriage clock
manufacturing. The majority of their clocks would go to their Paris
premises and dispersed amongst the world's top retailers of that
time. They exhibited at the major exhibitions winning a bronze medal
at Paris 1867, the Silver at Paris 1878 and the gold at Paris in
1889. The son, Alfred, succeeded his father Pierre sometime in the
Eight day duration repeating carriage clock with panels
to three sides.
Condition is excellent
The clock strikes the hours and half hour on a coiled
gong and will re-strike when the top button is repressed.
Height :7" with the handle up
Height :5.5" With the handle down
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