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SA856742

A Rare 19th Century Large French Roulette Wheel

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£2,850 | $3,489 USD | €3,293 EUR
Item Number: SA856742
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Robert Belcher Antiques
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Description

This impressive high quality large scale French roulette wheel is constructed in ebonised timber, possibly beech.
The mechanism is made of brass and rotates smoothly for a long period. It is operated by turning the handles on the top. The wheel is divided into brass pockets where the ball finally rests. Each one has a coloured black or red label for scoring.
Externally the wheel has decorative brass bands and ornate carrying handles and is raised onto impressive brass clawed feet.
A brass engraved makers label is inlaid into the top of the wheel, A. Boudet Avenue de La Gare 31 Nice (depose).
There is also the original felt table cloth which is printed for scoring and placing bets.
All in good condition.
Circa 1880
The wheel measures 15cm height x 60cm width x 60cm depth
The cloth measures 158cm x 94cm 2850
Robert Belcher Antiques is a high quality antiques shop, which also offers picture framing and restoration services. The company is based in Droitwich Spa, the medieval Worcestershire town made famous by salt production.
The business is run by husband and wife team, Robert and Wendy Belcher, and has been established since 1984. The show rooms are situated in a detached Georgian double fronted town house, which has a private forecourt for the benefit of customer parking.
The M5 motorway means access is convenient, as the show rooms are located only 3 miles off Junction 6. The business can be found half a mile prior to reaching Droitwich Spa town centre on the main A38 road. If using a SAT-NAV, please use the post code WR9 8AN.
Robert Belcher sources a range of interesting stock both nationally and internationally. The stock is always of a high quality and Robert prides himself on the authenticity and excellence of all items held for sale.
The business specialises in fine 18th century and early 19th century town furniture mainly in Walnut and Mahogany, which is displayed in the four showrooms. The showrooms also contain an interesting mix of rare objects and interesting, decorative items that would complement most collections or interiors.
Enquiries including payment, collection, postage or delivery can be made by contacting Robert Belcher Antiques on 07929011224 or 01905 772320. The business can also be contacted via email using: robertbelcherantiques@gmail.com
General shop opening days are Monday Saturday, if making a special journey please feel free to contact the business in advance to confirm opening hours.


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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 15 cm (5.9")
Width = 60 cm (23.6")
Depth = 60 cm (23.6")


Seller Details

Robert Belcher Antiques
128 Worcester Road
Droitwich Spa
Worcestershire
WR9 8AN
United Kingdom
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