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Anton Harder EARLY 400-DAY CLOCK TORSION ANNIVERSARY

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Details: Anton Harder EARLY 400-DAY CLOCK TORSION ANNIVERSARY ANTIQUE 1885 Jahresuhrenfabrik Disc Pendulum No Gallery Decorative Collectible

Maker: Anton Harder

History of Maker: Not much is known for certain about Anton Harder, one of the first people issued patents for the 400-day clock. What is clear is that Harder was granted patents for a complete 400-day clock (as opposed to just the pendulum) in Austria-Hungary in 1880 and in the United States in 1882. In Germany, Harder is generally considered the inventor of the 400-day clock. He would go on to found Jahresuhrenfabrik with August Schatz and a group of business partners.

Country of Origin: Germany

Year of Manufacture: 1885

Model: Standard

Serial Number: 2800 R

Clock Type: 400-Day

Approximate Height: 9.75" with glass dome

Model History & Features: This clock is one of the first Jahresuhrenfabrik clocks ever produced. Clocks of this style were only made for a short period of time as the technology of 400-day clocks advanced rapidly and numerous tweaks and changes were introduced. The large diameter disc pendulum with no gallery helps make this very early 400-day clock stand out.

Running?: No, needs adjustment

Condition: This clock is composed of 50% original parts. The dial, disc pendulum, and base have been painstakingly reproduced. The movement is original though the suspension spring has been replaced. Overall, the clock is in very good condition and shows nicely.
Condition / Notes: The condition of this clock as stated above is accurate at the time of cataloging. The clock may require some adjustment, tuning, or minor maintenance upon receipt.

The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $39.50

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Anton Harder EARLY 400-DAY CLOCK TORSION ANNIVERSARY

Estimate $500 - $750Apr 22, 2018
Freeville, NY, USA