Le Roy & Fils, No. 8177. Made circa 1890. Very fine and very rare, gilt brass hour and half-hour striking and repeating, 8 day-going carriage clock with French patent No. 9501 keyless winding mechanism and alarm. C. Gilt brass “gorge”, glazed sides and back door, the top glazed to view the escapement, hinged carrying handle, winding arm in the base. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and Arabic five-minute numerals, alarm dial below. Blued steel “Breguet” hands. M. Gilt brass, rectangular plates, four pillars, barrels for the going, striking and alarm trains, lateral lever escapement on a frosted silvered platform, compensation balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking the hours and half-hours on a gong. Winding arm signed. Dim. Height 12 cm., width 7 cm.
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