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Mayer Year-duration Vienna Regulator Timepiece

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Mayer Year-duration Vienna Regulator Timepiece, Austria, stained fruitwood case topped by a carved crest, flat one-piece 8-in. enamel Roman numeral dial surrounded by an engine-turned brass bezel, full-length door with foliate carving flanking the dial opening, year duration time-only movement with crutch beat adjustment powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by pendulum with brass-faced bob, ht. 74 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

dial has very few imperfections, no hairlines, case door warped, missing object right side glass panel, separation joints at both side frames at bottom, case back warped, appears that case, movement, and dial are original to each other, ticks but recommended cleaning, crest is composite


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

Austria, Bob, Clocks, Dial, Pendulum, Pendulums