Beautiful Antique Gustav Becker German Wall Clock **free Shipping** For Sale
Fresh from a local estate, here is a beautiful ca. 1920's Gustav Becker German wall clock featuring a fancy dial and matching decorated pendulum. It measures 31" tall x 15" wide x 7 3/4" deep with a dial diameter of 7". The bottom front has five beveled leaded glass panels. I believe the case is walnut. It has a P48 movement with the "GB" symbol stamped near the bottom.
While it winds,runs briefly, and chimes nicely, I have been unable to keep it running for more than a few minutes at a time. That being said, I have not attempted to oil it or have it cleaned. I firmly believe that oil, cleaning, or both isALL it needs, because it winds and ticks tightly and nicely, and the chime works great with a deep, pleasant tone that sounds like a church bell.
The clockappears pretty much original to me and is nice overall cosmetic condition with no glass issues and only a few small corner scuffs and chips on the case. I'm not really sure if the key is original or not, although it looks like it is from the period, butthis keyis marked "England".
This is clearly a higher-end example of a Gustav Becker German box clock, and this one really isa
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