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Kroeber "Noiseless Rotary No. 1" Derrick Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Kroeber "Noiseless Rotary No. 1" Derrick Clock, New York, c. 1884, with circular 11-in. ebonized wood base supporting the eight-day time and strike movement, 5-in. black and gold Roman numeral dial, and the black pierced wood derrick that supports the silk thread suspension for the nickel conical pendulum, all under the original glass dome, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Clock runs and strikes but may need cleaning and lubrication.


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