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A. D. Crane's Patent Eight-Day Clock

Auction:
2349
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

A. D. Crane's Patent Eight-Day Clock, The Year Clock Company, New York, c. 1846-48, the mahogany veneered beveled case with hinged top, printed label inside backboard stating, Cranes Patent Eight-Day Clocks, Manufactured by the Year Clock Company, 35 Cortland Street, New York, etched Gothic tablet, paper under glass dial marked J.R. Mills & Co., New York, A.D. Crane's Patent, housing an eight-day brass, weight driven movement with countwheel strike, Crane's "walking" escapement, three-ball, bi-metallic torsion pendulum and rotating hammer strike, (replacement tablet; imperfections), ht. 20 3/4 in.

Literature: Shelley, NAWCC Bulletin Supplement 16, pages 71-74.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Keywords

Crane, The Year Clock Company, J.R. Mills & Co., Clock, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Pendulum, Time, Torsion pendulum clock

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