This clock was made by Paul Garnier one of the leading french clock makers 'of the 19th century. He made clocks for the French goverment (army and navy) and fashionable Parisan resturants. The enamle dial shows his name and title as 'Horloger De La Marine' and one photo shows the date 8 October 1883 when it was installed. The 8 day movement is also signed Paul Garnier. A superb clock to own.