Marine Clock Company Octagonal Gallery Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
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.
Original dial paint with minor losses.
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