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Brass Clock Movement and Dial by Samuel Mulliken

Auction:
2502
Lot:
646
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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

Description:

Brass Clock Movement and Dial by Samuel Mulliken, Bradford, Massachusetts, circa 1740, the 10 1/4 in. brass composite dial with matted center, applied brass chapter ring with Roman numerals, quarter and half hour markings, name boss in the arch engraved Samuel Mulliken Bradford, pewter spandrels, the corners of crown and cherub pattern, single hand, time and strike posted frame movement with countwheel, recoil escapement, endless rope suspension, period lead weight, pendulum and bracket for corner mounting, a copy of Nutting's The Clock Book, 1924 accompanies the lot, dial ht. 14 1/4 in.

Note: Samuel Mulliken purchased property in Newbury by 1750 and remains one of several New England makers of posted frame movements.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Brass in oxydized condition, movement needs cleaning, original hand, pendulum and weight.

Keywords

Samuel Mulliken, Samuel Mulliken Bradford, Brass Clock Movement, Bradford, Massachusetts, New England, Anchor escapement, Clock, Horology, Movement, Pendulum