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L378 Antique C. 1910 Gustav Becker Ornate Case 8 Day Wall Clock For Sale
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L378 ANTIQUE C. 1910 GUSTAV BECKER ORNATE CASE 8 DAY WALL CLOCK
We are pleased to offer this Antique Gustav Becker German 8 Day Time and Strike Wall Clock. Case with carved, turned and applied decoration. Signed Gustav Becker time and strike movement, missing pendulum. The movement is by Gustav Becker, Silesia, model P42. . From the estate of a lifelong collector and well known restorer of clocks. Gustav Becker, born in 1819, was a German clockmaker in the latter half of the 19th century. Becker gained recognition for his clocks after he won a Golden medal for design at the 1852 Silesia Trade Exposition and at the height of production, his workshops produced over 400 clock varieties from simple to elaborate designs.
Research Consulted: Gustav Becker Story - 1847-1927 - by Karl Kochmann
Retail Value Estimate: $475-$575
Overall Condition: 3000 Condition: appears to work - no guarantees from estate age wear top might be marriage Weight: 15lb
Measurements (LxWxH): 16 inches x 7 inches x 34 inches
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L378 Antique C. 1910 Gustav Becker Ornate Case 8 Day Wall Clock: $174