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Four Brass Ship's Telegraphs

Auction:
2684M
Lot:
669
Sold for:
$450$375

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Brass Ship's Telegraphs, 20th century, a 5 1/4-in. double-faced telegraph marked Hydraulic Telegraph Control, Hyland LTD, Wakefield England, with dual lever controls, ht. 18 1/2-in. a dual-lever telegraph control with one lever having a locking device and reading Kimball Control No. 1053 Detroit, Mich., U.S.A.; a wall mounted 8-in. diameter telegraph marked Jos. Harper & Son Co. New York, N.Y.; and a 17-in. wall mounted brass and resin electrified telegraph.
Estimate $700-900

The bell not sounding on the Hydraulic Control; the Kimball having faded bronze colored wash on body.


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

Wakefield, Hyland LTD, United Kingdom, United States, Harper & Son Co. New York