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Hiram Welton Stenciled Time and Alarm Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Hiram Welton Stenciled Time and Alarm Clock, Terrysville, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1840, the grain-painted pine case with stenciled splat, stenciled and smoke-grained half-columns flanking the painted wood Roman numeral dial with painted floral spandrels and center tin alarm disc, reverse-painted lower glass, printed maker's label stating in part Improved Time Pieces by Hiram Welton, Made and Sold at Terrysville, Plymouth Con., thirty-hour time and alarm wooden movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Lower glass repainted. Door escutcheon missing.


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

Terrysville, Plymouth, Connecticut, Hiram Welton