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Terryville Torsion "Candlestick" Clock

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Terryville Torsion "Candlestick" Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1860, with 3-in. dia. pressed zinc dial with roman numerals and marked "Ansonia Clock Co., Ansonia Ct. U.S.A.," thirty-hour time-only movement with three-arm torsion pendulum mounted below the movement, thumb-screw regulation, brass back cover marked "Terry Ville Manufacturing Company...," milk glass pedestal and glass dome, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $500-700


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

Ansonia Clock Co., United States, Ansonia, Ansonia, Connecticut, Clocks, Measurement, Milk glass, Pendulum, Terryville, Time, Torsion tensor