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Grande Sonnerie Carriage Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Grande Sonnerie Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass Corniche case with carrying handle, porcelain Roman numeral dial with subsidiary alarm dial, selection lever on case bottom marked Hours Quarters, Quarters, Silent, eight-day, time, choice of strike, and alarm movement with repeat on demand button on top, regulated by a lever platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 7 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock is currently working but may benefit from an overhaul. Rear door glass chipped on one edge.


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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