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Pinwheel Regulator Movement

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Pinwheel Regulator Movement, France, 1845, with 15-in. brass bezel enclosing the printed paper dial and glass, blued steel Breguet-style hands, heavy cast brass bracket supports the eight-day, time-only movement with maintaining power and pinwheel escapement powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a large gridiron pendulum, ht. 55 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

No case, this is movement only. Pendulum weighs approximately 28 pounds and the bob is 15-in. in diameter.


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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Pinwheel Regulator Movement, France