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Henry Capt Grand Sonnerie Carriage Clock

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Henry Capt Grand Sonnerie Carriage Clock, Geneva, c. 1890, gilt-brass and beveled glass case, gilt dial mask with Roman numeral dial marked Henry Capt, Geneve, and subsidiary alarm dial, eight-day time, strike, and alarm grand sonnerie movement on four ascending and descending notes with top mounted repeat on command button, rear plate marked as the dial, with original leather traveling case, ht. with handle extended 8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Clock is presently running but could use cleaning and lubrication. Original silvered lever escapement platform. Wear to gilt surfaces.


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

Henry Capt Grand Sonnerie, Henry Capt, Carriage clock, Dial, Rotary dial, Sonnerie