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2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Hour-repeating, Center Seconds, Chinese Carriage Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM


Hour-repeating, Center Seconds, Chinese Carriage Clock, retailed by L. Vrard, Shanghai, c. 1890, the engraved brass and beveled glass case with porcelain roman numeral dial marked L. Vrard & Co./Shang-Hai, eight-day time, strike and hour-repeating movement with center seconds, alarm, rear-mounted rack and snail strike mechanism and gong all powered by two coiled springs and regulated by a platform escapement, ht. 6 1/2 in. with handle lowered.
Estimate $800-1,200

movement wants cleaning, strike needs adjustment, starts quickly when wound.

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