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Birge & Fuller Wagon Spring Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Birge & Fuller Wagon Spring Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc dial marked William Beals, Boston, painted tablets on upper and lower door, printed maker's label inside the case: J. Ives Patent Accelerating Lever Spring Thirty-hour Brass Clocks Made and For Sale, Wholesale and Retail by Birge & Fuller, Bristol, Conn., with lyre-shaped, thirty-hour time and strike, wagon-spring movement, ht. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Paint loss on dial. Both painted tablets original. Finish some what bleached. Ball feet may be replaced.


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

Connecticut, William Beals