10-11-2019 10-11-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
249

Unusual Juvet & Co. Relative Time Globe

$1,722$1,400
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Unusual Juvet & Co. Relative Time Globe, Canajoharie, New York, c. 1880, 12-in. terrestrial globe with maker's boss marked "Relative Time Globe/Manufactured by Juvet & Co./Canajoharie, N.Y.," printed paper arabic numeral dial on the horizontal ring displaying local time throughout the world, brass meridian ring calibrated in quadrants 0-90 degrees, three engraved stars on the meridian bracket, gilt-painted wooden column mounted to the gilt-painted iron base, ht. 30 in.

Note: This globe does not separate at the equator, and there is no indication of an interior clock mechanism. The meridian ring construction does not appear to be consistent with known Time Globe clocks.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

globe gores in overall very nice condition, horizon paper dial is lacking portion between 5 and 11, wooden column missing a piece at bottom.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Juvet & Co., Unusual Juvet & Co., Canajoharie