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A handsome hall clock of Italian design. Named for the intrepid Italian who discovered America. Cabinet of Cherry solids and veneers and beautiful fluted columns. Beveled glass front door and sides.
The dial is hand engraved, pierced and gold plated face plate. Raised black numerals against a silvered dial circle. Dial also features a small second hand.
The movement is made by Herschede and has the traditional moon dial. Chimes are played on tubular bells every fifteen minutes plus counting out the hours each hour on single strike tubular bells. This movement features three melodies, Westminster, Whittington, and *Canterbury. A switch on the dial allows you to change the melody, also featuring a switch to silence the chime and strike if desired.
Pendulum bob and weight shells are of quality brass and lacquered to preserve appearance. Tubular bell tubes are of brass.
*Only available on a Herschede made clock.