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Mahogany Astronomical Wall Regulator

Auction:
2502
Lot:
600
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $3,000-3,500

Modern seating board shims on both stiles, several glue blocks inside case are replacements, dial resilvered, movement needs cleaning.

Keywords

Columbia, Clock Museum, Museum Acquisitions Fund, Pennsylvania, Bob, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Pendulum, Watch