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Clock man with a black low hat - J.v.E. - Cast iron - mid 20th century

A Schwarzwalder clock man, casted sculpture with a one-day movement on its belly with weights in his hand and a pattern clock on his back.

The winding key is present and comes with it as well.

In original condition.

Marked at the bottom 'J. v. E.', made by a small manufactory in Triberg, Germany.

The movement runs well.
One clock man contains some signs of wear.

The lot will be packaged with care and shipped by registered post, with a tracking number.


Once there were clock men in the German Black Forest. They earned their money by selling and repairing movements, but they disappeared when clock stores emerged.
When the real clock men disappeared, they were missed. JvE, a local factory made clock men as commemorative items, cast sculptures with a one-day timepiece on their chest.

Object Clock man with a black low hat
Model name Schwarzwalder
Material Cast iron
Clock mechanism Mechanical
Power Reserve 1 day movement
Striking Not striking
Maker/ Designer J.v.E.
Estimated Period Mid 20th century
Country of Origin Germany
Condition Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight 2200 g
Height 39 cm
Depth 12 cm
Width 20 cm
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