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Silas B. Terry Miniature Torsion Steeple Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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

Description:

Silas B. Terry Miniature Torsion Steeple Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1855, small mahogany sharp Gothic case, lower glass with transfer of a meetinghouse, painted zinc Roman numeral dial, label on case back stating in part Eight day and Thirty Hour Marine Clocks and Time Pieces ...Patented by S.B. Terry, thirty-hour time and alarm movement marked Patented Oct. 5th 1852, with two-arm torsion pendulum and alarm on a bell, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Estimate $800-1,200

Small veneer losses. Slight loss to tip of object left steeple, dial is repainted.


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.

Keywords

Silas B. Terry, B. Terry Miniature, Connecticut, Terryville, Karen Brotherton