Condition Report For Lot# 513:
Overall outstanding condition. Tunes include 3 minuets, Eugene Mars, Almande and Mars, plus the Schonoise --Studente Mars, an aria and a cotillion. Music generates a broad smile for most listeners. Played by 26 hammers. This clock came from a New England estate and has been in one house for a couple of decades. It was professionally restored maybe 30 years ago and is running and playing beautifully. Note the crisp engraving on the rear plate and cock. Rimbault is listed in G.H. Baillie's "Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World" as a London specialist in musical bracket clocks from the period 1744 - 1785. Ht 29"
Estimate: $8000 - $12000