Rare Antique Documented Trumpeter Clock*not Cuckoo* Made By Ghs (circa 1890 ) For SaleTHIS IS A BEAUTIFUL TRUMPETER CLOCK MADE BY GORDIAN HETTICH AND SOHN IN FURTWANGEN GERMANY, (CIRCA 1890). THIS CLOCK PLAYS A BUGLE CALL OF 3 NOTES ON THE TWO HORN'S, ON THE HALF HOUR AND HOUR.
THE CASE IS FANTASTIC AND IN MUSEUM QUALITY CONDITION, IT ALSO HAS A VERY UNUSUAL MOTIF. ONE OF OUR FAVORITE DETAILS IS THE SMALL SNAIL THAT IS INCORPORATED INTO THE MOTIF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CLOCK.
THIS IDENTICAL CLOCK WAS FEATURED IN ( RICK ORTENBURGER'S BOOK ), BLACK FOREST CLOCKS WHICH WAS PUBLISHED IN ( 1991 ) AND IS ON PAGE 228. THE AUTHOR DEDICATED A FULL PAGE TO THIS CLOCK IN THE TRUMPETER CLOCK CHAPTER.
THIS IDENTICAL CLOCK IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL, AS TO THE BONE NUMERALS, BEAUTIFUL BONE TRUMPETER HANDS, HORNS, WEIGHTS, PENDULUM AND FINISH. AS YOU CAN SEE THE FINISH IS MAGNIFICENT AND A DEEP BROWN WITH BEAUTIFUL REDDISH TONES.
GORDIAN HETTICH AND SOHN, WERE ONE OF THE HIGH END CLOCK MAKERS BACK AT THAT TIME." THIS CLOCK IS TRULY A MAGNIFICENT PIECE OF TRUE ART AND HISTORY AND IS IN LIKE NEW CONDITION, WHICH IS AMAZING FOR A PIECE LIKE THIS BEING ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SOME ODD YEARS OLD. IT HAS BEEN WELL CARED FOR ALL THESE YEARS"
" WE HAVE INCLUDED AS MANY PHOTOS AND DOCUMENTS AS POSSIBLE, AND WOULD BE VERY GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTION'S "
" THANK YOU VERY MUCH "
" SHIPPING WILL BE CALCULATED AFTER SALE ENDS "
" MUST BE PAID WITHIN 2 DAYS AT END OF sale "On Jul-17-13 at 13:38:39 PDT, seller added the following information:
We will also provide a letter of guarantee with the clock." THIS LETTER WILL GUARANTEE THE THIS IDENTICAL TRUMPETER CLOCK IS THE SAME CLOCK WHICH IS DOCUMENTED IN RICK ORTENBURGER'S BOOK, ( BLACK FOREST CLOCKS ).
" IT WILL ALSO STATE THAT * JUSTIN MILLER, BLACK FOREST CLOCKS.ORG * ACQUIRED THIS CLOCK FROM THE FUCHSLOCHER COLLECTION..." WE HOPE THIS IS OF INTEREST, THIS IS THE REAL DEAL AND A TRUE BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE AND DOCUMENTED TRUMPETER "
" JUST WANTED TO CLARIFY IDENTICAL "
" THIS IS THE SAME CLOCK THAT WAS FEATURED IN RICK ORTENBURGER'S BOOK, ( BLACK FOREST CLOCKS ) "
" WE HOPE THIS HELPS TO INSURE THAT YOU ARE offerDING ON THE SAME CLOCK " NOT ONE JUST LIKE IT.....
We just wanted to add that this beautiful trumpeter was part of the Fuchslocher collection that was recently purchased several months ago. This clock and the others in the collection had been in storage for many years (roughly 20-25 years).
This clock has not been changing hands as many usually do. It was with one collector for many years and is pristine condition.
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