A. D. Crane's Patent Eight-Day Clock
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
- Date / Time :
- February 18, 2007 11:00AM
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.