Condition Report For Lot# 868:
the wooden dial is cracked and with some losses. Some of the original finish remains on the sides of the case, shellacked over; the front rounds have some veneer repairs and some losses, especially along the bottom edge. Retains a clean label, and good early "Lyre" gong base. Movement complete and sound, ticks but would benefit from service. For info on this clock and movement, see Ken Roberts book "The contributions of Joseph Ives, Connecticut Clock Technology", pages 215--216, showing a Movement of a Brewster beehive backboard with movement complete. Ht 19"
Estimate: $2000 - $3000