Science, Technology & Clocks
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
December 1, 2012 10:00 AM
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: December 01, 2012 10:00AM
Thomas Demilt Silver Pair Case Watch, New York, c. 1815, no. 4922, convex Arabic numeral dial with gilt pierced hands, swing-out full plate movement marked Thos. Demilt/New York/4922, plain balance bridge with engraved foot and silvered regulating dial, all in a silver case with serial number and hallmark for 1815-16, dia. 58 mm.
Note: For information about the Demilts of New York City, see Theodore Crom, Horological and Other Shop Tools 1700-1900, pp. 59-72. The present watch is illustrated on p. 60.
A rare maker's marked watch in overall nice condition.