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The Globe Clock Co. Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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

Description:

The Globe Clock Co. Clock, Milldale, Connecticut, c. 1883, 9-in. globe with twelve colored lithographed paper gores with cartouche reading in part J. Schedler's Terrestrial Globe, painted tin horizon band with world city names and reading The Globe Clock Co. Milldale, CT. Pat'd Jan 9 1883, with outer scale divided 0-180, inner equatorial time ring divided 1-12 for day and night, brass meridian ring and minute dial, attached to a binnacle mounted black-painted steel housing, enclosing the skeletonized double spring movement reading L. Hubbell, with lever escapement, all resting on a faux marble and black-painted base, ht. 18 in.

Provenance: Chris Bailey; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 27 (illustrated).
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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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The Globe Clock Co., Milldale, Connecticut, black-painted steel housing, Chris Bailey, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton