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Birge & Fuller Mahogany Double Steeple Fusee Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Birge & Fuller Mahogany Double Steeple Fusee Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, reverse-painted tablets on doors, printed maker's label inside case stating Improved Steel Spring, Eight-Day Brass Clocks, Birge & Fuller, Bristol, Conn., brass, eight-day, time and strike movement with detached wooden fusees, ht. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some losses to label. Veneer loss on object lower left approx. 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. Missing ball feet.


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