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French Empire Wall Regulator

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
540
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

French Empire Wall Regulator, c. 1840, mahogany case with pediment top, glazed full-length door with square dial opening and Gothic lancet top lower section, 10-in. round porcelain dial with Roman numerals surrounded by an engine-turned brass bezel, eight-day, weight-powered movement with dead-beat escapement and maintaining power, with a grid iron pendulum and a brass-cased weight, ht. 74 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dial hairlines.


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