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Rosewood "Parlor No. 1" 30-Day Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Atkins, Whiting & Company

Auction:
2444
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rosewood "Parlor No. 1" 30-Day Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Atkins, Whiting & Company Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1855, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer decorated gold and blue tablet, lower looking glass, 30-day time only "Type III" lever spring movement with tinned iron wheel work and strap steel pallets, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

one lower leaf spring broken, painted tablet and looking glass are replacements, lacking bone door knobs, dial undisturbed., tip of minute hand broken off.

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Atkins, Whiting & Company, steel pallets, Connecticut, Chemical engineering, Pharmacology, Tablet

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