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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2890M Marlborough
April 29, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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Year-duration Floor-standing Vienna Regulator

$3,198$2,600
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Year-duration Floor-standing Vienna Regulator, c. 1880, attributed to J. Schulz, flat-top mahogany veneered case with contrasting accents of burl in the frieze and the base, turned columns with contrasting Corinthian capitals attached to the door, two-piece, 10 1/4-in., porcelain, Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial, pierced blued-steel hands, year-duration time-only movement with maintaining power, deadbeat escapement, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a seconds pendulum with flattened brass rod flanked by a steel rod and barleytwist brass rod, brass-faced bob with centered, enameled, regulator status dial, ht. 79 in.

Literature: This clock is illustrated in Victor Kochaver, Beautiful Vienna Regulators of the 19th Century, p. 133.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Clock is currently running. Dial hairlines. base molding off but present


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