Mahogany Astronomical Wall Regulator
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Mahogany Astronomical Wall Regulator, probably English, circa 1880, the removable hood with brass bezel over the 13-in. dia. engraved silvered dial with minutes around the perimeter, seconds and hours on subsidiary dials, glazed waist door, beveled pedestal, eight-day timepiece, dead-beat escapement with removable pallets, maintaining power, compound pulley, "T" bridge suspension, wooden pendulum rod, nickeled bob, beat scale and cylindrical weight, ht. 63 in.
Note: Deaccessioned from the National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, Pennsylvania, to benefit the Museum Acquisitions Fund.
Modern seating board shims on both stiles, several glue blocks inside case are replacements, dial resilvered, movement needs cleaning.