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Spencer Hotchkiss & Company Timepiece

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
549
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Spencer Hotchkiss & Company Timepiece, Salem Bridge, Connecticut, c. 1830, mahogany case with stenciled half columns and splat, maker's label on inside backboard stating in part, Eight Day Timepiece Manufactured by Spencer Hotchkiss and Co./ Salem Bridge, Conn., mirrored lower tablet, painted wooden dial over the brass eight-day, time-only movement powered by a lead weight with integral pulley, ht. 21 in.

Provenance: Thomas Grimshaw, 1976.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Label inside of case is dark.


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

Connecticut, Spencer Hotchkiss & Company, Salem Bridge, Spencer Hotchkiss and Co., Co./ Salem Bridge, Thomas Grimshaw