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Mahogany Pin-wheel Wall Regulator

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
538
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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

Description:

Mahogany Pin-wheel Wall Regulator, France, c. 1890, the case with carved crown and dentil molding top, full-length glazed door opening to the 11-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial with blued spade hands and sweep center seconds, eight-day timepiece with pin-wheel escapement, maintaining power regulated by a cylindrical brass-cased pendulum bob and wooden rod with nickel beat scale calibrated and engraved A. Witte/Suffern, N.Y., all powered by a single brass-cased weight, ht. 70 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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