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Standard Novelty Co. Night Light Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Standard Novelty Co. Night Light Clock, New York, c. 1886, nickel-plated octagonal base with carrying handle marked The Standard Novelty Co., Pat. Apr. 6, 1886, New York, milk glass dome with annular Arabic numeral dial molded in rotates past the single fixed hand, small oil lamp housed under the dome provides the light, one-day, time-only, lever escapement movement, ht. 6 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Estimate $150-250

Clock is currently running. No cracks or repairs to dome.


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

The Standard Novelty Co., oil lamp, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton