Antique Carriage Clocks

It's somehow fitting that the first carriage clock made by Swiss-born watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet at the end of the 18th century was sold to Napoleon Bonaparte. After all, Napoleon was on the move a lot in that period, what with all the Napoleonic Wars and a pair of forced exiles, interrupted by 100 days in Paris. It was, in short, a time when time itself was running out for the diminutive tyrant. A portable carriage couldn't tell...Continue Reading