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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Thomas Parker Mahogany Bracket Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM


Thomas Parker Mahogany Bracket Clock, Philadelphia, c. 1785, central bail handle surmounts the dome-top case with three brass-edged molded pads, arch-top roman numeral painted iron dial with Strike/Silent in the arch, pierced diamond-tipped hands, and marked "Thos. Parker/Philadelphia," oval side windows and pierced sound vents, terminating on four ogee bracket brass feet, eight-day time and hour-strike double fusee movement regulated by a pinwheel escapement, mounted to a pine seating board, ht. 18 in.

Note: There are two pieces of paper with wood samples taped to them dating 11-29-72 that read in part "wood for saddle board and inside base for Thomas Parker bracket clock/Pinus strobus/White Pine."
Estimate $3,000-5,000

appears to be original surface, dial untouched, ticks and strikes but does not stay running.

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Thomas Parker, Philadelphia