VINTAGE MAUTHE Mantel Clock- Key Wind - Chime- GERMAN

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 11, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

This is a stunningly cool old OLD clock - it will be a

" project " clock -

It is a MAUTHE CLOCK - MADE IN GERMANY - ( SCHWENNINGEN GERMANY est. date 1888 + )

Mauthe Clock Company
Frederich Mauthe (from) Schwenningen (FMS)
1844 - 1976

Mauthe
Friedrich Mauthe started a small clock factory in Schwenningen in 1870 and by 1899 the firm was also making its own cases. It is said that just before the war, 60% of all the German made clocks the UK imported were made by Mauthe. In the 1950's they produced a motor rewound battery electric clock movement which was used in Metamec clocks. The factory ceased production in 1976.

Note: (3/7/2003) The references I have seen indicate the Mauthe company started in 1876. But, if you look at the Mauthe promotional alarm clock at the end of the page, the logo says, "Clocks of Character since 1844" and this is on a Mauthe product!! So I changed my date above to reflect that. So it looks like Mauthe reigned from 1844 to 1976.

From ftp:///pub/z4murray/sweet/mauthe.txt and /sweet.shtml
Friedrich Mauthe (clocks/watches) Germany
June 02, 1822 - February 02, 1884
Started as a general supplier for clockmakers tools and equipment. Mauthe accepted clocks on a barter system. As the demand for clocks grew, Mauthe started his own manufacturing
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