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Birge & Fuller Mahogany Double Steeple Wagon Spring Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
560
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Birge & Fuller Mahogany Double Steeple Wagon Spring Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, transfer decorated and painted tablets on top and lower doors, printed paper label on backboard stating J. Ives Patent Equalizing Lever Spring, Eight Day Brass Clocks...Birge & Fuller, Bristol Conn., eight-day time and strike movement powered by an iron leaf spring mounted in the base, ht. 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock ticks and strikes. Both glasses and dial are original. Slight veneer chip to edge of upper door. Repair to latch area of lower door.


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.

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