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Eckhardt Musical Christmas Tree Stand

Auction:
2314
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Eckhardt Musical Christmas Tree Stand, stamped J.C. Eckhardt, Stuttgart, the open-spring motor driving steel spindle and four optional two-air cylinder movements, with stop/start and geared drives for engaging / disengaging each of the movemens separately, in later pine case, wd. 13 1/2 in., each cylinder 2 1/2 in.
Note: The cylinder movements (without mainspring or governor) are similar to those used in 19th century automata.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Stuttgart, open-spring motor driving steel spindle, Clocks, Mainspring, Movement