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An 18th Century Rimbault Tall Clock
Awesome eighteen century, 1773 Paul Rimbault Tall Clock, Soho London England. This amazing clock plays your choice of twelve Mozart Melodies on fourteen finely tuned bells, then strikes the hour on a large separate bell. As seen in the images, there are several hundred hand made parts including screws, nuts and bolts. An extremely complex and complicated clock now keeps great time and plays all melodies properly. Hard to believe this clock maker made all of these parts by hand, then hand-engraved the dial and encased it in a beautiful 8 foot tall Crotch Mahogany Veneered cabinet. Certainly a one-of -kind, and there is no telling how long it took to complete! A clock of this stature would bring surely in excess of $100,000.00 today, and was quite expensive when it was made. Rimbault Clocks are highly sought after by collectors these days. It was a commisioned clock made excusively for a very discriminating individual. It was a massive undertaking to restore this clock, and one that I certainly enjoyed.
Rimbault Tall Clock
Rimbault Tall Clock
Rimbault Tall Clock
Rimbault Tall Clock
   
       
Rimbault Tall Clock





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