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Presentation Clock with Buffalo Horn Mount

Auction:
2408
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Presentation Clock with Buffalo Horn Mount, c. last quarter 19th century, the Waterbury Clock Co., U.S.A., patent dates September 11, 1877, and January 15, 1878, the horns etched with "Railroad Watson" against a textured background, lg. 19 in.

Note: Probably owned by John Richard Watson, an Englishman who came to California during the gold rush, but from the 1860s-1880s, worked for the Central Pacific Railroad of California, and was a participant of the Golden Spike ceremony on May 10, 1869, in Utah. A history is included.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

John Richard Watson, Buffalo Horn Mount, Horn Mount, Waterbury Clock Co., United States, Utah, American Old West, Clock, Connecticut, Horn, Union Pacific Railroad, Waterbury Union Station, Watson

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