Gothic Mahogany Astronomical Floor Regulator, gothic mahogany veneer case with lancet-top hood and three pyramidal finials over the glazed round brass dial door, glazed gothic waist door flanked by chamfered corners, and the base with a pair of inset gothic panels, 16-in. silvered astronomical dial, three blued-steel hands, heavy brass time-only movement with jeweled dead-beat faces, maintaining power, brass dust covers, and a silvered beat scale, powered by a single brass-cased weight and regulated by a single-jar mercury pendulum with engraved brass regulating knob, ht. 107 in.
Provenance: Norfolk Southern Railway.
Overall very nice condition, Some veneer cracks. Case refinished, movement complete but has not been tested. Has not run for a decade plus according to the consignor. Finials probably old replacements. Silvering to dial appears to be original. Weight old replacement.
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