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Eureka Clock Co. Balance Wheel Electric Timepiece

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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

Description:

Eureka Clock Co. Balance Wheel Electric Timepiece, No. 8968, England, c. 1910, with 4 1/2-in. enameled dial marked Eureka Clock Co. Ltd., London, large bi-metallic balance, with adjusting screws, mounted on pivots running in ball bearings and located below movement, front plate marked with number as above and Patent No.14614, 1906, Made in England, in a fully glazed mahogany case, the base inset with satinwood panels, battery compartment concealed in the base, ht. 15 in.

Provenance: Time Museum Inventory No. 7.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Slight veneer loss on very top. No battery with the clock. Object right satinwood panel has a crack.


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

United Kingdom, Eureka Clock Co., Eureka Clock Co. Ltd., London