E. HUGUENIN SWISS COMTOIR REGULATOR
Switzerland, circa 1860
Rare Swiss regulator made by Emile Huguenin clockmaker in Les Ponts-de-Martel (a town of the well known Watch Valley near Neuchatel, La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle, cities that home several of today's famous watch brands factories). This particular regulator appears in the reference book on Neuchâtel watchmaking by Alfred Chapuis "La pendulerie neuchâteloise" Fig.278. Page 359.
The case made of walnut, glazed front doors, enamel flat dial, gilded engraved bezel, radial Roman numerals hours, sweep second, blued steel Breguet hands. Movement: Weight driven, steel frame, two steel pillar plates, Graham escapement, heavy pendulum made in the manner of a gridiron, temperature-compensated pendulum.
Peace of mind guaranteed : The movement of this clock will be fully overhauled in our workshop before delivery.
(This clock can also be purchased as is with price adjustment.)
Overall height: 168cm (66")
Width 42cm (16½")
Depth 20cm (8")
CHF 7'500 (excl. tax)