Complete 8 Day Fusee Chain English Congreve Rolling Ball Clock W Bell Striking
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Complete 8 Day Fusee Chain English Congreve Rolling Ball Clock W Bell Striking:
CONGREVE ROLLING BALL CLOCK with
8 DAY Congreve Rolling Ball Clock -w/BELL STRIKING
--with Second Indicator & Angle Scale--
Here is a beautiful mystery Congreve rolling ball clock. The original clock is invented by an English - Sir W. Congreve in 1808 and it's valued over $10,000 if you can find one. This one comes with a matching display stand and protective dome. The glass dome has solid brass frames. You may have found similar clocks with a screw holding glass domes. That kind of glass dome is just about to fall apart anytime. On the other hand, all parts on our clock and dome are made of solid brass. And our glass dome even has a front door, which allows you to wind the clock safely without lifting up the heavy glass dome.
This Congreve clock comes with a second indicator on the zigzag track and a scale on each side to help you regulate the timing. It shows second from 0 to 30, as the ball rolls under it, you know exactly what second it is. When the platform tilts, the numerals change from 31 to 60. So you get a full indication of a minute. The scale on each side of the platform help you adjust the angle. Since greater angle makes the ball rolling faster and smaller angle makes it slower, you can use these scales to better regulate the time keeping of this clock. These are the exclusive features you won't find from any other similar clocks.
The clock is made of heavy solid brass as well. The time shows on 3 separated porcelain dials - second, minute, and hour. It's 3-1/4" in the center and 2" dials on each side. The clock is driven by a fusee chain movement. It is really fun to watch this clock running. It has an 8 day movement with hourly single bell striking. The small steel ball is rolling back and forth on the lower platform with a zigzag track. When the ball reaches the end of the table, it triggers the lever and the platform instantly tilts. Then the steel ball starts to roll back to the other end. It takes the steel ball 30 seconds to roll from one side to the other. The complete clock is 19" tall and 12-3/4" by 12-3/8" wide. This clock comes with a adjustable display stand, so the clock will work perfectly even the surface is not. The clock keeps fair good time as well.
offer on this one here!! You will get a running clock that keeps good time. Our clock comes with fully 8 day fusee chain driven movement with hourly striking. Bewared of the gold plated model of Congreve clock, because once the finish on the zigzag track wear off unevenly. The steel ball will no long roll properly. Since it's plated, it will eventually wear off. If you are going to spend a good deal of money on a clock, then get the one that will last for generations.
Remember this is a FULL featured Congreve Clock, and you won't find the Second Indicator and Angle Scale on any others!!
Please note for the safety of this clock, the dome needs a little assembly after delivery, which only takes less than 10 minutes and the only tool you need is a small screw driver. We will include an assembly & setup instruction for this clock and the glass dome. The glass dome is complete with glass on all 5 sides. Feel free to email us any questions you may have.
All winding clocks come with their key.
Domestic SHIPPING Method:
All domestic shipment will be sent via UPS Ground or USPS Priority Mail. We will choose the most economical way to have your item shipped promptly and safely. All item will be carefully packed with real packing material, bubble wrap, Styrofoam, foam peanut, & NO newspaper. Most items will be shipped out within 3 business days. Once the item is shipped out, we will email the buyer with the tracking number.
All payment methods are accepted, but PayPal is highly recommended. Payment is expected within 10 days after sale ends, no exceptions. Buyer with a California delivery address, please add 9.75% sale tax.
Local pickup is always welcome. Sorry no PayPal accepted for local pick up. Buyer needs to pay for the final offer plus CA sale tax. Please contact to schedule a pick up time.
Customer satisfaction is our first priority. We accept return within7 days after delivery, if there is an error in our description. Refund will be issued in full amount. Please email first before returning. Delivery date will be according to UPS or USPS tracking system, so please inspect your item immediately upon arrival.
For those clock buyers, please keep in mind that we don't keep a history of any previous repairs on our antique clocks, therefore we are not selling them as in original condition, unless otherwise stated in the description.
Buyer has7 day cooling off period, after that all sales are final.
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All items will be shipped by USPS to our international buyers. Online tracking number will be provided. Please keep in mind that we purchase damage coverage from a third party, which the cost will not reflect on the postage. In case of a damage, postage is NOT refundable. Buyer is responsible for any import tax and/or brokerage fee. In order to purchase full insurance and obey the law, we will not lie on the customs form.
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