A fine laterndluhr 1 month mahogany regulator signed ‘Ph.Happacher in Wien’. The mahogany veneered case with linear maple inlays, silvered dial with Roman numerals, hour and minute hands, brass movement with Graham escapement, duration 30 days. The movement is enclosed within a glass case to keep the clockwork dust free. A very fine specimen by this celebrated maker.
**The Viennese clockmaker Philippe Happacher (Vienna, master and citizen 1818, died 1843) is one of the best and famous masters of the clockmaking industry 1800-1850 in Vienna. He is well known for his precision regulators and pocket watches.
Literature: ‘ Die Wiener Uhr’ , Frederick Kaltenböck, illistrations on page 194, 195. 196, 197, 203.