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T.A. Davis Pair Case Watch with William Adams Watch Paper

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

T.A. Davis Pair Case Watch with William Adams Watch Paper, No. 3055, Boston, c. 1800, the outer case with printed watch paper marked William Adams, Watch and Clock Maker, Opposite Old South, Boston, opens to the cream-colored Roman numeral dial and brass hands, full plate movement engraved T. A. Davis, Boston, No. 3055, full plate, fusee verge-escapement, key-wind movement with pierced balance cock, steel balance and pointer regulation dial, dia. 50 mm.

Note: For additional information on William Adams, see Paul J. Foley, Willard's Patent Timepieces, p. 208.
Estimate $200-400

broken pivots and bent teeth on contrate wheel, balance staff pivots broken, case with minor dents


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.

Keywords

William Adams, steel balance, Paul J. Foley