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Frodsham Astronomical Wall Regulator

Auction:
2684M
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Frodsham Astronomical Wall Regulator, 84 Strand, London, No. 1876, dome-top mahogany case with full-length glazed door, 12-in. dia. Roman numeral silvered brass astronomical dial engraved Chas. Frodsham, 84 Strand, London, 1876, with minutes on the outside, subsidiary seconds and hours within, six-pillar brass movement with dead-beat jeweled escapement and maintaining power, two-jar mercury pendulum and an elaborate six crossing pulley suspending a brass-cased weight, ht. 51 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Overall good condition, running when taken in for consignment, movement clean, good strong bluing remaining on screws, evidence of a lower pediment now removed and used with a flat bottom.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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