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Atkins Clock Co. Thirty-day Wagon Spring Wall Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
562
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Atkins Clock Co. Thirty-day Wagon Spring Wall Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1855, rosewood drop octagon case with ripple molding, glazed brass bezel over the 12-in. painted zinc dial, round, brass, time-only movement mounted to the heavy cast iron frame of the equalizing lever spring (wagon spring), ht. 25 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Case in original finish with only minor veneer losses along back edge. Some paint loss on untouched original dial. Lower tablet appears to be original with some flaking.


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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Atkins Clock Co., Connecticut