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Brass Ship's Bell Shelf Clock by Seth Thomas

Auction:
2431
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$711$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Brass Ship's Bell Shelf Clock by Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1880, with gilt spelter base, brass head with 5 3/4 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and signed Seth Thomas, seconds bit and strike silent lever, eight-day time and strike ship's bell movement with lever escapement, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

Slight discoloration on dial; movement in overhauled condition.

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Seth Thomas, Bell Shelf Clock, Thomaston, brass head , Connecticut, Clockmakers, Clocks, Escapements, Lever escapement, Striking clock, Thomaston, Connecticut, Time

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