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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 1999.11
Collection Timepiece
Other Name wall regulator
Date c.1908
Description Electrically wound weight-driven remontoir. Riefler's patent escapement with three jeweled pallets and rewound at frequent intervals by a solenoid mounted to the side. Astro dial reads, "S. Riefler / DRPN: 50739 / No. 240 / Munchen / DRP No. 100870 / 1908." 24-hour dial. Crescent aperture in dial for viewing the remontoir. Barometer is mounted on the invar pendulum to adjust the pendulum's length to compensate for changes in atmostpheric pressure changes.
Case is heavy metal with wooden top and bottom, four slendar four slender columnar posts, glazed arched front door and side panels.

Maker Siegmund Riefler
Material wood, brass, metal
Place of Origin Munich, Germany
Notes A 36326
Serial Number(s) 240