J L REUTTER PATENT ATMOS GOLDEN MIRROR
J.L. Reutter Patent Atmos - Golden Mirror Atmos, "Pendule
Perpetuelle", J. L. Reutter patent, movement No. 21, case No.
5643, Swiss. Made circa 1934.
Very fine and very rare, early, Art Deco, mirrored and gilt
brass, "perpetual" clock wound by changes in barometric
pressure with early mercury in glass expansion device.
Rectangular, gold-mirrored body, gilt brass inclined base,
aperture to view the pendulum, gilt brass bezel.
Matte pink with applied blued steel baton indexes and
Art-Deco Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Blued steel sword
Chrome, vacuum chamber with rotating drum driven
by a mercury in glass expansion device winding the going
barrel by a blued steel spring and ratchet, lever escapement
driven by annular torsion pendulum, locking lever in the
base below the pendulum.
Applied plaque on the case back inscribed "Brevets J.L.