Condition Report For Lot# 847 :
the case has been refinished and is in very nice clean condition. The War of 1812 tablets are replacements and very well done. Door opens with an L turn. Original painted dial is unusual with 5-minute markers and some minor paint losses on the edges. The signature is worn but recognizable as Warranted by Wm. Cummens". The alternate train movement with T-bridge suspension is mounted to the case with original through bolts, fillister style. The finial is a modern replacement. The moon hands are of the period, with repairs. A weight stop has been added below the movement. Several examples of this movement and dial signature can be found in Paul Foley's book "Willard's Patent Time Pieces", pages 34 - 37. This specific clock sold for $3300 plus 15% buyer's premium in our May 15th & 16th, 2010 sale. Ht 29 1/4"