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Botsford Patent Lever

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Botsford Patent Lever, Jerome Manufacturing Co., New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1850, with gilt-, paint-, and mother-of-pearl-decorated front, 3 1/4-in. enameled dial with roman numerals, spade hands, thirty-hour spring-powered patent-lever escapement timepiece on a painted and decorated pedestal with brass ball feet and glass dome, ht. 11 in.
Estimate $600-800

Dial chip at "VIII". Clock currently running.


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Keywords

Ancient Greek technology, Art genres, Arts, Botsford, Decorative arts, Escapements, Lever escapement, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel