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Federal Mahogany and Eglomise Patent Timepiece

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$650$650

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany and Eglomise Patent Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, with eight-day, brass, weight-driven movement, the throat tablet marked PATENT, the lower tablet showing a castle by a lake, (restoration), ht. 31 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

tablets restored or replaced, scratch to dial, eagle finial a replacement.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Massachusetts, Clockmakers, Clocks

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