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Diminutive London Time and Alarm Longcase Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Diminutive London Time and Alarm Longcase Clock, Samuel Atkins, late 18th century, rosewood veneered case with a segmented molding arch-top hood with engaged turned columns flanking the composite brass dial with silvered name boss in the arch roman numeral chapter ring, matted center with alarm disc, pierced blued hands, and applied pierced spandrels, full-length tombstone-shaped waist door and stepped molded base, eight-day time and alarm movement with recoil escapement, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and a cast iron weight, ht. 81 in. with finial.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

overall very nice condition, lacking alarm weight, hood finial plinths are replacements.


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

Samuel Atkins, Anchor escapement, Clock, Escapements, Grandfather clock, Measurement, Time