JUNGHANS BRACKET CLOCK - Antique, Mantel - Westminster!

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 27, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

Gorgeous Junghans BracketClock

Mahogany Case -- Westminster Chime

c. 1900

This is an $800+ clock with a LOW reserve. Quick 10-Day Auction / It will sell!
If you love this clock, please stay on top of the bidding. Close of bid: Sunday, March 27th at 7:30 PM PST .

I am rarely this effusive about any clock, but this one is close to perfect, and has been a joy to own...........

The truly fine bracket clock is a cornerstone in any serious collection, and they don’t get much better than this superb quality piece by the legendary Erhard Junghans.

One company - Four generations! In 1861 Erhard Junghans succeeded in his dream of founding his own manufacturing company in the Black Forest town of Schramberg. Unfortunately he died shortly thereafter, leaving the company to his sons, Arthur and Erhard Jr. Arthur, curious about the manufacturing revolution beginning in America, visited, then incorporated that spirit into the company. Soon, they were producing over 100 clocks per day! In fact, so innovative was Arthur that he is credited with patenting over 300 inventions! Eventually, the company diversified into watches, and by 1903 grew to become the worlds largest manufacturer, producing 3 million units annually! In 1920 Arthur's sons Erwin and Oscar assumed management and after WWII
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