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Mahogany Wall Regulator Attributed to Aaron Willard

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

Mahogany Wall Regulator Attributed to Aaron Willard, Boston, c. 1830, the case with hinged molded bezel over the 12 1/2-in. Roman numeral painted iron dial and blued diamond-shaped hands, half-round molded frames, both the hinged midsection and lower pendulum access door framing the black and gold reverse-painted glasses, eight-day trapezoidal movement with T-bridge, alternate train layout, and recoil escapement powered by a brass-cased cylindrical weight and regulated by a brass pendulum bob and gilded wooden rod, ht. 50 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Original hands, pendulum bob and key, glasses are probably the original, old surface on case.


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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Aaron Willard