Gustav Becker 400 Day Disc Pendulum Anniversary Clock ( Bandstand Or Louvre ) For Sale
This is a Gustav Becker (made in Germany) 400 day "Louvre" or "Bandstand" clock with disc pendulum. It's inunrestored condition and needs repair. The movement has not been serviced and probably hasn't been cleaned or oiled in a long time. It is approximately 15" (381mm) high to the top of the finial and the base is approximately 9-1/4” (235mm) in diameter. The backplate of the movement is marked "GUSTAV GERMANY". Also, the serial number 4434 is marked on the backplate, and the same number is scribed on the bottom of the pendulum.
There are no cracks or dents in the brass base. Thetop brass dome of the clock is dented and wrinkled below the top finial (see last two pictures). There are no cracks in the porcelain dial. The bottom of the dial is marked "BECKER GERMANY", and the dial is marked with "GB" and an anchor trademark above the handshaft. There is some rust on the hands. The mainspring is good. The complete suspension springis missing, along with the hanger post from the overhead bracket.
Note: a glass dome is not included in this sale. Also, a key is not included. As noted above, the suspension spring assembly is missing along with the hanger post.
Please examine the pictures and if you have any questions about this item, they should be asked before offerding. All items are sold “As Is”. There is no guarantee or warranty on antique or vintage items, as any part can fail at any time due to age, and because the service history of the item is unknown to me in most cases. Clocks may need adjustment after shipping. The winning buyer can choose the shipping method on the invoice. If winning buyer is located outside of the USA, winning buyer is responsible for all customs or import taxes or duties. Values will not be falsified on customs declaration forms as this is a violation of US postal law and policy.
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