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Skinner Announces Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Auction

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 21, 2015Skinner’s Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction on October 31, 2015 at 10AM in our Marlborough Gallery holds many recently discovered treasures for horological collectors including first marine chronometer made by William Edward Frodsham and a collection of more than 100 gold watches from the William Bond Shop Family Collection.

William Edward Frodsham Marine Chronometer

The first marine chronometer made by William Edward Frodsham was discovered during an “attic cleaning” this year and brought in to the Marlborough gallery. … Read More

Vintage Automobiles Cross the Block at Skinner August 8

Marlborough, MA – July 31, 2015Skinner, Inc. will present an eclectic group of automobiles to open  its summer American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction on August 8th in Marlborough, MA. The six vehicles on offer, produced between 1930 and 2002 by both domestic and foreign manufacturers, will appeal to a broad range of discerning antique and special interest car collectors and enthusiasts.

American Cars

The first two lots to be offered are iconic examples of “Detroit iron.” Lot 1, a 1930 Ford Model A Deluxe Roadster (Estimated between $14,000 and$18,000), is in remarkable condition for a “barn find,” as only fresh gasoline, a new battery, and a new starter motor were needed to return the car to running condition.… Read More

Impressive Range of 20th Century Design at Auction, June 20th

BOSTON, MA – June 16, 2015 Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its June 20th auction of 20th Century Design, featuring over 500 lots of intriguing offerings, many fresh to market.

“Design collectors and enthusiasts will find much to appreciate in this auction, with strong collections of Italian design, Dunbar furniture, Scandinavian design, mid-century American Modern, and early 20th-century pieces on the block. The majority of material in this auction was acquired when it was made, and has remained with the current consignors until now – allowing us to bring numerous pieces to market for the first time.” said Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design at Skinner.… Read More

October 31 | Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Gallery Walk

Friday, October 31st, 6PM in Marlborough

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Reception: 5-6PM Gallery Walk: 6-6:30PM

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough MA, 01752

Join us for a tour of auction highlights

All are welcome to attend a free event at the Skinner Marlborough Gallery. Robert C. Cheney, Department Director, will present highlights from the November 1, 2014 auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments featuring Historic Arms & Militaria.… Read More

Little Red Sports Cars: From the Model T to the Ferrari

Many people express their individuality through their automobile. Apart from make, model and performance, color is an important factor, and red has always been a classic, sporty choice. In the young adult book The Red Car by Don Stanford, a teen boy falls in love with a little red sports car, a story that car lovers around the world can easily connect with.

Why do we love red? The color represents energy, excitement, and speed, and it’s one of the first colors the human eye can see.… Read More

Skinner Presents Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments at Auction on November 1

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 11, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. will hold an auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments on November 1, 2014 in Marlborough, MA, featuring European, American, and Japanese clocks. From enameled French mantel clocks to an impressive selection of tall clocks as well as antique and modern watches, the auction offers something for everyone with an interest in horology. In addition, the auction features antique vehicles and a selection of Historic Arms & Militaria.… Read More

The Story of a 1972 Ferrari Dino

In the history of race cars, Ferrari is one maker that stands above the rest for consummately stylish designs built for pure speed. Enzo Ferrari, the company’s founder, groomed his son Alfredo, nicknamed “Dino,” to be his successor. Dino attended the best schools in Europe, became a mechanical engineer, and was instrumental in the development of the overhead camshaft V-6 engine.

Sadly, Dino passed away in 1956 at the young age of 24.… Read More