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Simon Willard Mahogany Tavern Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Simon Willard Mahogany Tavern Clock, Boston, c. 1830, turned and glazed wooden bezel over the 11 1/2-in. concave painted iron dial marked S. Willard, lower wood door, eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail and recoil escapement powered by two lead weights and regulated by a pendulum with round iron rod and brass-faced lead bob, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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.

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