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Elgin "Father Time" Boxed Chronometer

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
464
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Elgin "Father Time" Boxed Chronometer, No. 21869240, c. 1918, the 2 1/8-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial marked Hamilton National Watch Co., with sunk subsidiary seconds and up/down indicator dials, 21-jewel, free-sprung, damascened nickel movement with screw-down gold jewel settings, in a gimbaled brass bowl, all in a three-tier mahogany box with inset brass maker's plate, ht. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Currently running. UP/DOWN indicator marked 0-40.


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

Hamilton National Watch Co.