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Luther Smith Black-painted Tall Clock

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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

Description:

Luther Smith Black-painted Tall Clock, Keene, New Hampshire, fret-top case with freestanding columns flanking the roman numeral painted iron dial with floral spandrels, arch reading in script "Luther Smith Keene," second's and calendar bits, tombstone-shaped door, resting on a molded bracket foot base, eight-day, time and hour strike movement, regulated by a wooden rod, pendulum bob, and two iron weights, ht. 79 in.
Estimate $300-500

original painted dial with touch-ups around dial posts, lacking seconds hand, calendar hand replaced, case re-painted, case bottom rebuilt, inside door it reads "Rebuilt by Herbert Sandsbury/Nantucket MA 1981.


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

Luther Smith Black-painted, Bob, Clocks, Geography of the United States, Keene, New Hampshire, Pendulum, Pendulums, Time, Keene