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Briggs Conical Pendulum Clock

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
481
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Briggs Conical Pendulum Clock, Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1880, thirty-hour, spring-powered, brass movement, 2 1/2-in. paper dial on zinc, black painted wooden base on paw feet, and glass dome, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Only slight wear to paper dial. Base may be repainted. Small flea bites to bottom edge of dome. Clock winds and runs but may need attention for reliable service.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Forestville, Connecticut, Clocks, Pendulums, Pulicosis, Time