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Atkins Clock Co. Thirty-day Fusee Wall Timepiece

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$861$700

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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 Fusee Wall Timepiece, c. 1860, rosewood drop octagon case with ripple molding, glazed brass bezel over the 12-in. painted zinc dial marked J.J. Beals & Co., Haymarket Sq., Boston, round, brass movement mounted to the iron frame housing the two brass fusees, printed label of J.J. Beals inside of case, ht. 25 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Case has been stripped of finish. Dial has slight paint loss around screw hole and lower edge. Dial marking very faint.


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

J.J. Beals & Co., Atkins Clock Co.