Text last updated 22nd August A good quality French four glass mantel clock. The original case gilding with bevelled glass panels. An enamel dial with blued steel 'moon' hands and a visible escapement.
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There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. While French mantel clocks were first made in the s, most contained brass workings, making them too expensive for most residents. It was not until the anchor escapement, pendulum, and rack-and-snail striking methods were invented that mantel clocks started being found in most homes. If you are thinking about collecting mantel clocks, read on to learn more about the affordable pre mantel shelf clocks available for collectors on eBay.
One of the most popular clocks in the 18th and 19th century was the mantel clock, according to "Collectors Weekly. Mantel clocks were made with brass and wood movements, and most ran for 30 days. When dating your mantel clock, be aware that replicas of the fashionable clocks are still being manufactured today.