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Boston Clock Company Cherry Wall Regulator

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Boston Clock Company Cherry Wall Regulator, Chelsea, Massachusetts, c. 1885, 12-in. Roman numeral painted iron dial, above the maroon and gilt reverse-painted tablet with shell-form aperture, brass, eight-day, time-only movement stamped Boston Clock Co. Boston, and 48 on the front plate and bridge, wooden pendulum rod, and damascened bob, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $400-600

original finish and glass, weight hook has been re-soldered, bottom has been re-nailed (weight appears to have droped) bezel hinge broken off and re-attached to case with side screws, dial faintly inscribed "E. Howard & Co./Boston"


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

Boston Clock Co., Massachusetts, Chelsea