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Veneered Time, Strike, and Alarm Carriage Clock

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Veneered Time, Strike, and Alarm Carriage Clock, France, c. 1880, wood case with book-matched veneer, brass and beveled glass front door, and brass carrying handle on top, enamel roman numeral dial with subsidiary alarm dial and opening to view vertically mounted balance wheel, eight-day time, countwheel strike, and alarm movement with cylinder escapement, ht. with handle extended 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some veneer chipping around base. Dial hairlines. Clock currently running


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

France, Balance wheel, Carriage clock, Clocks, Escapement, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches