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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2804M Marlborough
April 25, 2015 10:00AMCalender

Thwaites Mahogany Table Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 25, 2015 10:00AM


Thwaites Mahogany Table Clock, No. 3005, Clerkenwell, London, c. 1805, the case with glazed and brass beaded dial opening over the silvered Roman numeral dial with Strike/Silent subsidiary dial in the arch and pierced gilt brass hands, brass carrying handle at the top, carved buttresses at the sides and a flat molded base, eight-day time, strike, and repeat chain fusee movement marked 3005 in two places and trademark Thwaites on front plate, cut shoulders, decorated perimeter and boss marked Jno.Twaites/Clerkenwell/London, rack and snail hour strike, recoil anchor escapement, and pendulum ht. with handle down 12 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

overall very good condition, no replacement parts, minor restoration to case, currently running and ticking.

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