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Chelsea "Banjo" Wall Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Chelsea "Banjo" Wall Clock, mahogany case with brass eagle finial and side ornaments, reverse-painted tablets, the lower a scene of the Boston State House, 6-in. painted arabic numeral dial marked "Chelsea," eight-day time and house-strike lever escapement movement, ht. 33 in.
Estimate $200-250

bezel release button stuck, unable to open.


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

Clocks, Escapement, Horology, Lever escapement, Measurement, Time