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Rosewood Calendar Clock by Welch Spring & Company

Auction:
2431
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Rosewood Calendar Clock by Welch Spring & Company, Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1875, a variant of the "Italian" model, with 4 1/2 in. dia. painted zinc dial, Roman numerals and day of the week, lower calendar mechanism with paper on zinc dial marked Lewis, pendulum aperture, printed maker's label inside backboard and eight-day time only movement, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $700-900

paint loss on dial around center, paper calendar dial discolored, minor age consistent losses on label.

Keywords

Welch Spring & Company, Connecticut, Forestville, Clocks, Dial Corporation, Pendulum, Time

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