Drocourt, Paris. No.17005.
French petite sonnerie striking carriage clock in a Gorge case by Drocourt, Paris. Number 17005. Original platform lever escapement, striking and repeating on two gongs with strike/silent lever in the base. White enamel dial signed with retailers name, Lawson & Son, Old Steine, Brighton with Roman hour numerals and Arabic five minute numerals. Leather velvet lined traveling case.
- Date circa 1880
- Height 5 1/2 ins. (14 cms) handle down
Drocourt (Pierre & Alfred). Rue Debelleyme 28, Paris; Rue de Limoges, Paris also at Saint-Nicholas-d'Aliermont. Trademark: the letters "D" and "C"with a carriage clock between them. Makers of very fine carriage clocks, won a Gold Medal at the 1889 Paris Exhibition.
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