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Two Miniature American Clocks

Auction:
2741M
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$49$40

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Auction:
Discovery - 2741M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 17, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Miniature American Clocks, both with lever escapement, time-only movements, a mahogany tall clock with 2-in. gold-tone Arabic dial, broken arch top and raised panel base, ht. 12; and a New Haven banjo, 3 1/2- in. porcelain dial, Mount Vernon lower glass and cast brass eagle finial, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $100-200

Tall clock has a broken swan neck that is with the clock. The banjo has some paint issues on the throat glass. Both movements tick but need cleaning and lubrication.


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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Mount Vernon, Clocks, Escapement, Horology, Mantel clock, Measurement, Time

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