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Waltham No. 13 Wall Regulator

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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

Description:

Waltham No. 13 Wall Regulator, Bartlett, New Hampshire, c. 1910, oak case with full-length glazed door, 14-in. painted roman numeral dial with seconds bit and marked "Waltham Clock Co.," eight-day movement marked "Waltham Watch Co./U.S.A.," with Graham dead-beat escapement, maintaining power, and jeweled pallets, regulated by a three-jar mercury pendulum with silvered beat scale marked as above, ht. 70 in.

Note: A letter from Walter A. Browne of Westbrook, Maine's Maine Central Railroad Company accompanies this clock and reads in part: "The Waltham clock in this office is movement number 991. My records of 1952 show this clock in service at Bartlett, N.H. and was designated as 'Standard' clock for crew watch comparison before going 'On Duty.'"
Estimate $2,000-3,000

dial has been repainted


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

MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, Waltham Clock Co., Waltham Watch Co., Walter A. Browne, Ancient Greek technology, Clock, Escapements, Horology, Measurement, Movement, Pendulum, Time, Watches, United States, Bartlett