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Birge & Fuller Mahogany Double Steeple Wagon Spring Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
528
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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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 Wagon Spring Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, frosted glass tablets in doors, printed paper label on backboard stating J. Ives Patent Equalizing Lever Spring, Eight Day Brass Clocks...Birge & Fuller, Bristol Conn., brass, eight-day, time and strike movement powered by a leaf spring mounted in the base, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $900-1,200

Some paint loss and inpainting on dial.


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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