In 1850, thoroughly trained in clockmaking in Germany and in Vienna, he established a small clockmaking shop in Freiburg, Silesia not the Black Forest Freiburg. The item can be returned, there is a 10% restocking fee to do so. Here is the listing number for some other Gustav Becker clocks we obtained at the same time and are selling separately in our store just put the listing number into the search line and the clock will come up ; - Ant Gustav Becker Vienna Regulator Clock Wood Case Leaded Beveled Glass Runs - 111686003327. The two metal gong wires are intact and in place. This clock is just waiting for the right collector out there to have this nice Gustav Becker Clock in their collection.
The movement design and hanger for the pendulum matches up with other Becker movements I have found pictures of online. There is a wood block of the trim missing above the right column of the door. It appears that all the spring driven wall clocks they made used movements from the Freiburg factory but those were installed in Braunau cases. The pictures provided both complement and supplement the listing description, so please look at them very closely as well. Gustav Becker died in 1885, but the strength of his enterprise carried his name forward. Any clocks that were powered by the spring driven mechanism were made after 1880.
The two side bottom finials are in place. A nice dark stained case for this maker. Should we agree to deliver this Wall Clock to you, and you decide to return the item, for whatever reason, such delivery charges are not refundable. I have had a lot of clients use blanket ship companies like Antiques Express for higher end items like this one. To get a quote to your location just let us know and we will contact them for you to get a quote.
One of the weights has a small ding on the bottom of it. He struggled to produce clocks with an unskilled labor force until a design award in 1852 gave him the prestige to attract the quality of workers needed for success in this new industry. Beautiful topper on this Vienna Regulator as well that matches the trim on the bottom of the clock case. Gustav Becker Clock History Gustav Becker 1819-1885 was a dedicated and successful German clockmaker. The Company absorbed Becker, Lenzkirch, Hamburg American, etc.
This clock tick's and tock's and gongs smooth and precise. Then, spring powered clocks were introduced and many new styles followed. This clock features an original horse top crown, colorful walnut case, and a nice pendulum. Please ask any questions relating to this matter, before you decide to purchase it. A very stunning and beautiful rare piece of antique furniture, Clearly a very High quality clock with an extraordinary beautiful colorful case and retains its wavy antique glass.
See item description and pics below. But his conviction Creuzon leapt. The movement seems to be original to the case, slides into place on the slots as the early ones do. Becker clocks are not too difficult to identify. The pendulum wood shaft is intact and has the brass hanger and brass slot still in place. These movements were assigned Braunau serial numbers as they were finished. This is the first 3 weight Gustav Becker that we have been able to offer our customer's in about 10 years.
The carved topper and then the carved columns on the front door of the clock case are just exquisite. Gustav Becker Clocks were produced by the German manufacturer from the middle of the nineteenth century. Born in 1819, Becker trained as a clockmaker in Germany and Austria. Buyer is also welcome to make their own packing and shipping arrangements as well. Hinges for the door are in working order. Don't forget to check out this weeks other clocks.
Make sure that this clock meets your needs and requirements before deciding to acquire it. Several million clocks were produced and sold by the end of the trademark's use in the mid 1930's. The three incised pulley wheels are with the clock as are the three weights. The Beckers marks are engraved on the back plate of the movement. There are no brass leveler plates or screw on the bottom of the case never were any from looking at the area they are normally in Nice intact front glass piece on this case. At the time, almost all Gustav Becker clocks were weight powered regulator wall clocks, most notable of which were the four-hundred day clocks that were produced in limited numbers. Serial numbers reference the year of manufacture, so determining age is made very simple.
The case is mostly all there with exception of what noted above, and solidly put together. Any collector would be proud to have as a center price of the collection. Nice Antique 1876 Gustav Becker Vienna Regulator clock for your buying consideration. Brief history Following training in Germany and Vienna, Gustav Becker established his own factory in Freiburg, in eastern Germany, around 1850. Numerous awards and certificates followed, from trade expos as far-flung as Australia and as close to home as Vienna.
Condition: Used, Condition: Very old clock, it runs perfect. This is a very sought after maker's clock, especially in these early years when few clocks were made by Becker. Case is very solid and stable and has no cracks, even the door has no splits The door over the dial works fine, has good glass and good latch Dial is porcelain and in perfect condition. All the glass is now in place, with with no blistering or cracks. This is a time, strike and chime clock.