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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Litchfield Cathedral Striking Skeleton Clock

 
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Litchfield Cathedral Striking Skeleton Clock, possibly John Smith & Sons, Clerkenwell, England, c. 1880, three spires atop the lacquered brass skeletonized case, pierced roman numeral chapter ring, six double-screwed pillars, eight-day, chain fusee, time and hour striking on a gong and fall-off quarter-hour-strike on a bell movement, all mounted to a stepped base and brass-cased dome, ht. with dome 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

strike mechanism needs adjustment.


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Keywords

Clerkenwell, United Kingdom