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Mahogany Double-Steeple Wagon Spring Clock by Birge and Fuller

Auction:
2431
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Mahogany Double-Steeple Wagon Spring Clock by Birge and Fuller, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc dial marked William Beals, Boston, painted tablets on upper and lower door, printed maker's label inside the case stating J. Ives Patent Accelerating Lever Spring Thirty-hour Brass Clocks Made and For Sale, Wholesale and Retail by Birge & Fuller, Bristol, Conn., with 30-hour lyre-shaped time and strike wagon spring movement, ht. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Paint loss on dial, both painted tablets are original, finish has bleaching on front surface, minute hand is a repalcement, ball feet probably replaced.

Keywords

Connecticut, William Beals, Steeple Wagon Spring Clock, Clocks, Striking clock

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