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"Masonic" Fusee Skeleton Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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

Description:

"Masonic" Fusee Skeleton Clock, England, last quarter of the 19th century, the brass skeletonized plates of a set of compasses, square and "G" contain the eight-day, time and "passing" strike, fusee movement, with a brass pendulum and a key in the shape of a trowel, oval mahogany base and glass dome, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

imperfections in lacquered surface on pendulum bob, lacking suspension spring, mechanism complete, ticks, drop-off strike works.


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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