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

Auction:
2349
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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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 printed maker's label inside backboard stating, Crane's Patent Eight Day Clocks, Manufactured by The Year Clock Company, 35 Cortland Street, New York, etched floral 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, (veneer repairs on door), ht. 20 1/2 in.

Literature: Shelley, NAWCC Bulletin Supplement 16, 1987 pages 71-74.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

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

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