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Abiel Chandler Mahogany Lyre Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
68
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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

Description:

Abiel Chandler Mahogany Lyre Clock, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1830, painted Roman numeral iron dial signed A. Chandler above the lyre-form midsection with reverse-painted glass, the lower box glass with scroll and corncopia decoration, eight-day brass timepiece movement with ears on back plate for attaching to case, pendulum and iron weight, ht. 37 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

dial cleaned and numerals relined, signature undisturbed, regilded throughout including frames and original pedestal, bezel hinge area on head has been patched, movement requires cleaning, lacking suspension spring.


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