1713-57-01 - Kieninger Tourbillon Mantel Clock

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Stunning Limited edition contemporary tourbillon mantel clock. Features include:

- High quality Calibre RTU01 triple chime mechanism with a tourbillon escapement.
- Choice of 3 melodies - Westminster, Whittington, and St Michael - on 9 diamond cut bells.
- Automatic night time shut off.
- Elegant Ebony case with free swinging front and rear door.
- Key drawer in the base.
- Chrome plated movement and accessories.
- Open silver plated dial with Roman numerals and view of skeleton movement.

A tourbillon (French for "whirlwind") in horology is a specific type of escapement which was created around 1795 and patented by the French-Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet.  A tourbillon aims to counter the effects of gravity by mounting the escapement and balance wheel in a rotating cage.  Originally it was created to help improve the accuracy of a clock or watch, however the beauty of the tourbillon also adds significantly to the asthetics of a mechanism.

Height 39.5cm
Width 27cm
Depth 20cm

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Limited to 250 pieces.