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Ninety-day Vienna Floor Regulator

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Ninety-day Vienna Floor Regulator, c. 1890, round composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring and Arabic numeral seconds, engraved center marked 1888, blued, pierced steel hands, long duration movement with maintaining power, deadbeat escapement, and crutch beat adjustment, engraved, brass cased weight, pulley and brass pendulum bob, in a flat-top oak case with dentil molding and acanthus leaves brackets in the frieze, Ionic columns flanking the full length glazed door, the central base panel with a door flanked by carved flat columns, all on flattened bun feet, ht. 87 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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Keywords

Bob, Escapement, Pendulum