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Clocks Gallery Talk | April 28 | Marlborough

Louis E. Meyer 'Grand Complication' Skeleton Clock

Simon Willard Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795 (Lot 107, Estimate $18,000-$28,000)

Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Gallery Talk

Thursday, April 28

Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Talk: 6PM

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Join Robert Cheney, Director of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments for a guided gallery talk featuring a forensic look at a Simon Willard Eight-day Clock. This event is free and open to the public.… Read More

April 23 | Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Gallery Walk

Joseph Nye Dunning Wall Clock, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1820 (Lot 50, $15,000-$25,000)

April 23rd in Marlborough

Join us for a tour of auction highlights

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Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Walk: 6PM

Skinner Specialists, Jonathan Dowling and Paul Dumanoski will present highlights from the April 25th Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough

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May 2 | Lecture by Robert C. Cheney in Marlborough

Aaron Willard Jr. Alarm Timepiece, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1815 (Lot 478, Estimate $7,000-$9,000)

Friday, May 2, 2014

The Pitfalls of Collecting Willard’s Patent Timepiece or “Banjo Clock”

Wine reception 5-6:30PM with lecture to follow

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An illustrated lecture by Robert C. Cheney, Director Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments. Held in conjunction with the Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments preview and sale.… Read More

Watch William Bond’s Astronomical Regulator No. 396 in Action

Over 140 years ago, in 1868, the antique clock you see running below kept Standard Time in New England. This masterpiece is The Bond Shop Astronomical Regulator No. 396, crafted by William Bond & Son. It is one of only three known in the world, and once stood in the window of the William Bond chronometer shop in Boston.

Now I’ll let the clock speak for itself—Watch and listen to it running as cleanly as it did in 1868.

Skinner will auction this spectacular precision timekeeper on November 20, 2010 in our Marlborough, Massachusetts auction of Science, Technology, Clocks, & Militaria.… Read More