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Philip's 6-inch Terrestrial Globe Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
547
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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

Description:

Philip's 6-inch Terrestrial Globe Clock, London, first quarter 20th century, the globe with twelve gores, cartouche reading in part Philip's 6inch Terrestrial Globe London, pierced hour hand radiating off the north pole, brass hour circle with hour and quarter-hour markings in black and red distinguishing AM and PM, all resting on a fluted center column, the circular brass base encloses the eight-day, spring-powered, time-only movement, and is marked Made in France and Smith & Son Ltd. on the bottom, ht. 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The mechanism is ticking but could use cleaning and lubrication
Includes a glass and mahogany display case wd/ 12 x dp. 12 x ht. 15 1/2 in.


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

London, Prime Minister, France, Smith & Son Ltd.