Condition Report For Lot# 744 :
very good, minor dings and scratches, minor tarnish on silver surfaces, gilt surfaces very good, with minor wear, left A frame support with small bulge from fastening screw, dial numerals with minor losses, hour hand replaced, ticks and strikes. The inscription on the front is from first Corinthians, ix 16, and translates "Woe unto me if I preach not the Gospel". See Derek Roberts "Mystery, Novelty, and Fantasy Clocks", page 260, for an identical clock, retailed by Cartier.