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A.D. Crane's Patent Twelve-month Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

A.D. Crane's Patent Twelve-month Clock, Boston, c. 1860, ebonized case with four freestanding columns, gilt capitals, pressed brass dial surround and applied case decoration, frosted glass tablet, paper dial under glass marked Boston Clock Co., Crane's Patent, interior lined with white paper and a printed maker's label stating in part A. D. Crane's Patent Twelve Month Clock, Manufactured by the Boston Clock Co., No. 120 Fulton Street, Boston, all housing a year-duration, brass, spring-powered, fusee movement regulated by a six-ball pendulum, ht. 21 in.

Note: A copy of Horology Americana, which pictures this clock on p. 157, is included with the lot.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Glass over paper dial has a crack.


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Keywords

Crane, Boston Clock Co.