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"Tall Orrery" Clock by Devon Clock Co.

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
124
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:

"Tall Orrery" Clock by Devon Clock Co., England, last half 20th century, the movement powered by going barrels and regulated by a platform escapement controls the annular Arabic and Roman numeral chapters, the orrery above depicts the sun and the closest six planets, turned socle base, all mounted on a mahogany disc and under a glass dome, ht. 23 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Clock is currently running. Dome in good condition. Some tarnishing of socle base.


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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Devon Clock Co., United Kingdom