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Elm and Mahogany Alarm and Repeating Table Clock by Jno. Wady

Auction:
2502
Lot:
672
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

Elm and Mahogany Alarm and Repeating Table Clock by Jno. Wady, London, circa 1765, the stepped base with mahogany inlay, molded cornice top supported by four freestanding columns, unusual sliding glazed door over the 6 in. composite brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, oval name boss engraved Jno. Wady London, mock pendulum aperture, alarm setting disc at the base of the blued-steel hands, matted center, day-of-the-month dial in the arch, cast brass spandrels and eight-day, time and alarm, verge escapement movement with quarter and hour repeat on command on a nest of seven bells, two alarm hammers, fully engraved backplate and short bob pendulum, ht. 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

case refinished, side wooden sound frets are replacements, minor inlay losses.

Keywords

London, blued-steel hands, Bob, Clock, Horology, Measurement, Pendulum, Time