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Pinwheel Regulator Movement

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Pinwheel Regulator Movement, France, with 14-in. brass bezel enclosing the 11-in. enamel roman numeral dial, blued-steel Breguet-style hands, heavy cast iron bracket supports the eight-day time-only movement with maintaining power and pinwheel escapement powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a large gridiron pendulum, ht. 55 in.
Estimate $150-200


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

Breguet, France, Ancient Greek technology, Clocks, Escapements, Gridiron pendulum, Horology, Measurement, Pendulum, Pendulums, Time