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Marine Clock Company Octagonal Gallery Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Marine Clock Company Octagonal Gallery Clock, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1847, mahogany case with glazed brass bezel over the 10-in. painted zinc Roman numeral dial marked C. Keirk's (sic) Patent, label on back marked Eight Day and Thirty Hour Marine Time Pieces and Clocks, Manufactured by the Marine Clock Manufacturing Company, New Haven, Conn., U.S., thirty-hour time and strike, Kirk's patent movement with two-pallet detached lever escapement, cast iron back plate, all powered by a single mainspring, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated in American Shelf and Wall Clocks, p. 254.
Estimate $700-900

Original dial paint with minor losses.


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Keywords

Marine Clock Manufacturing Company, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton, dial paint