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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Grand Sonnerie Travel Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
449
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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

Description:

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Grand Sonnerie Travel Clock, by Charles Hour, France, c. 1890, the sterling case with inset 1 1/4-in. porcelain dial, top carrying handle and rear door marked on edge Sterling-Tiffany & Co.-France, 13-jewel, time and sonnerie strike with repeat on demand marked Ch. Hour-France regulated by a platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Clock is currently ticking. Hand set friction and strike need adjustment. Dial has faint hairline from 9 to 3.


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

France, Tiffany & Co., Charles Hour, Sterling-Tiffany & Co.