Atmos, J. L. Reutter Patent Atmos, Pendule Perpetuelle, J. L. Reutter patent, model RC2, No. 4897, Swiss
Vente aux enchères Antiquorum N°203 - 16 mars 2008 - Lot N°5
Atmos, J. L. Reutter Patent Atmos, Pendule Perpetuelle, J. L. Reutter patent, model RC2, No. 4897, Swiss. Made in 1934. Very fine and very rare, early, Art Deco, chrome and glass, "perpetual" clock wound by changes in barometric pressure.
C. Rectangular, chromed frame and inclined base, glazed 4 sides and top with rectangular base. D. Matte silvered with applied blued brass “Art Deco” Arabic numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Chrome, vacuum chamber winding the going barrel, lever escapement driven by annular torsion pendulum, locking lever in the base below the pendulum. Vacuum frame signed on a plaque and numbered. Dim. height 23.5 cm., width 17.8 cm., depth 14 cm.