AUCTION : 0518

Instruments 

Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 
 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Clocks V

Lot#: 288

DESCRIPTION: Joseph Ives, Brooklyn, New York, 8 day, time and strike, weight driven brass and iron plate movement wall clock. This is an unusual example as these clocks were made and sold as a looking glass clock, but this one has a crotch mahogany panel instead.
CONDITION: Mahogany and mahogany veneered case in an old finish has had some veneer repairs on the base, the sides and top below the crest. The unusual crest is birdseye maple and the case has twist mahogany full columns. Original dial has been repainted. Tablet is a later replacement. Original interior paint and on back of door panel suggests the panel is correct. Original hands. There is some damage to the minute hand. Lower right dial post will need to be reattached to front movement plate.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
PRICE SOLD: $4600
CIRCA: 1818
DIMENSIONS: 46.75in x 22.75in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 289

DESCRIPTION: Abiel Chandler, Concord, New Hampshire, 8 day, time and "Rat-Trap" strike weight driven brass movement New Hampshire Mirror clock.
CONDITION: Mahogany and mahogany veneered case in an old finish has a couple veneer pieces missing on the base. Reverse painted dial glass is a replacement. Period mirror. Original painted dial has some minor loss at the L-turns. Original hands. A picture of the same movement can be found on page 215 of "New Hampshire Clocks and Clockmakers" by Charles S. Parsons.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $1200
CIRCA: 1829
DIMENSIONS: 32.75in x 16.25in x 4.75in

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Lot#: 290

DESCRIPTION: Unknown, 8 day, weight driven brass time and alarm movement bevel front New Hampshire-style mirror clock.
CONDITION: The beveled door looks to be made of pine and shows some evidence of paint graining. Reversed painted clock tablet is an appropriate replacement. Original painted dial has some wear to the chapter ring and scattered loss. Original hands and pendulum. Period mirror. The back of the door has repair signature of R. Morrill who was a cousin of Benjamin Morrill and may have been an apprentice of Benjamin.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1830
DIMENSIONS: 30in x 14.25in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 291

DESCRIPTION: William G. Emerson, Newport, Maine, 8 day, time and strike, weight driven brass movement New Hampshire style mirror clock.
CONDITION: Stained pine case and mirror has a strip of hardboard added to reinforce the base. The gilt areas on the mirror frame now have gold paint. Dial glass and mirror are later replacements. The movement and dial are original to each other, but we feel the movement and dial did not start life in this case as there are inpainted areas on the dial that do not match the current method of attachment. A picture of an Emerson movement and dial can be found in "Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Maine 1770-1900" by Joseph Katra, page 132.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1830
DIMENSIONS: 29in x 14in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 292

DESCRIPTION: Daniel Pratt & Sons, Boston, Mass., 8 day, weight driven, brass movement wall timepiece. Based on the way the pendulum is attached to the rod this timepiece was probably made by George D. Hatch of North Attleboro, Mass., and retailed by Pratt.
CONDITION: Grain painted case in nice condition The bottom door has a couple of shrinkage cracks. The weight baffle is missing. The case bottom has some repaired damage and small piece missing. The tablet glass is original. The original painted dial has some spots of inpainting and loss at the dial edge. Original hands. An example of this timepiece can be found in "Willard's Patent Time Pieces" by Paul J. Foley, page 175.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $2200
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 14.5in x 4in

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Lot#: 293

DESCRIPTION: Aaron Willard Jr., Boston, Mass., 8 day, weight driven, brass movement mahogany front patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany and mahogany veneered case in nice condition has minor damage on the bottom edge of the side panels that make up the bottom box. The bottom board has a glue repair most likely caused by weight damage. Finial absent, but finial plinth intact. Original painted dial has some paint flecks on the edges and minor loss at the winding arbor and mounting pins. Dial is attached to the case with three L-turns. The step train movement is mounted to the case with a screw through the backboard. Original barbed arrow hands. Duck bill hook cast iron weight. Period winding key.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1800
PRICE SOLD: $2700
CIRCA: 1830

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Lot#: 294

DESCRIPTION: Massachusetts, Unknown, possibly an Attleboro area, 8 day, weight driven brass movement wall timepiece
CONDITION: Mahogany case has been refinished and shows some evidence of a darker finish. Original painted dial has darkened a little with scattered loss in the center and at the mounting screws. Original hands and pendulum. Partial weight baffle. The movement with maintaining power is mounted to the case with two screws through the backplate. The tablet glass is old, but looks restored.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $2000
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 12.5in x 4in

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Lot#: 295

DESCRIPTION: Derry Mfg. Co., Derry, NH, for Bigelow, Kennard & Co., Boston, Patent timepiece or banjo clock, 8 day, time only, weight-driven movement in a mahogany case with painted metal dial and reverse painted glass tablets depicting Hull's Victory in a naval battle of the War of 1812, c1910.
CONDITION: The case has its original finish with a few minor scratches and losses. The two tablets have been expertly touched up. The signed painted dial has a tiny amount of paint loss around the mounting screws. The nicely made movement, stamped "680", is mounted to a thin piece of plywood which seems typical of this company. The movement is signed by the Derry Manufacturing Co., a firm that was acquired by Herschede in 1912.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $675
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 10in x 4.25in

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Lot#: 296

DESCRIPTION: Unsigned Boston, Mass., area, 8 day, weight driven brass movement patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany and mahogany veneered case in an old finish has chips to the veneer on the edges of the bottom door and some loss and repairs on the waist door. There is a small repair on the bottom right side next to the carved side piece. There is veneer loss and some damage at the corner of the bottom bracket. The bottom mahogany panel has age cracked. Original painted dial has loss at the mounting pins, at the winding arbor and a couple spots on the edge. Original hands. The pin to the side latch on the top door is missing.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1840
DIMENSIONS: 39.5in x 10in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 297

DESCRIPTION: Massachusetts, likely Boston, early 8 day, weight driven brass movement patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany and mahogany veneered case in an old and possibly original finish. The throat frame is attached to the case with four screws has some age cracks, small repairs on the top corners and small piece missing on the lower right corner. Bottom door has a small repair at the lower right corner. Throat tablet is old with gold paint used to repair gilding loss. Bottom tablet looks original with repairs to the background and center area. Original dial is fastened to the case with two L-turns and has been repainted. T-bridge movement. Period hands. One of the diamonds on the right side arm has broken off, but is included. Replaced eagle finial.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $1000
CIRCA: 1820
DIMENSIONS: 32.75in x 10in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 298

DESCRIPTION: New Hampshire or Maine, 8 day, weight driven brass movement gilt patent or banjo timepiece
CONDITION: Mahogany and gilt front case in an old finish. It appears that some of the gilt areas are now gold painted. Unusual movement is mounted to the case with a screw through the backplate. The movement has very thin wheel spokes, a half moon cutout and unusual keystone shape The brass sidearms have unusual spacers that are similar to New Hampshire versions. Original iron dial has surface stains and some loss at the mounting pins and the edges. Because of the design of the movement the keyhole in the dial is closer to 3 o'clock. A small piece of rope molding is missing at the bottom of the throat frame and possibly one at the top. Throat tablet is a replacement. The bottom tablet is old, but possibly a replacement also. Period hands.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $400
CIRCA: 1830
DIMENSIONS: 39.5in x 10.5in x 3.25in

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Lot#: 299

DESCRIPTION: Waltham Clock Co., Waltham, Mass., 8 day, weight driven brass movement gilt front patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany and gilt case in very nice condition with some minor wear to the gilt corner blocks on the doors. Original painted dial has some staining at the winding arbor and minor loss at the mounting screws. Original tablets and pendulum.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $600
CIRCA: 1930
DIMENSIONS: 41.5in x 10.5in x 5in

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Lot#: 300

DESCRIPTION: Attributed to David Williams, Newport, Rhode Island, 8 day, weight brass movement patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Refinished mahogany and mahogany veneered case has some small chips and a couple missing pieces on the bottom door. The throat door has veneer damage in a couple areas. This case is of unusual construction as the bottom box is assembled with butt jointed boards rather than mitered corners. The backboard has a center piece of pine and two sides of mahogany. A break in the backboard was repaired with corrugated nails. Both tablets are replacements. The dial has been repainted. There are extra holes in the backboard in the head area. Modern hands. Replaced finial.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $650
CIRCA: 1820
DIMENSIONS: 30in x 9.75in x 4in

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Lot#: 301

DESCRIPTION: Attributed to David Williams, Newport/Providence, Rhode Island, 8 day, brass weight movement patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Gilt and mahogany case in an old finish has a cracked board on the upper right side of the box, some damage at the door latch, loss to the gilt balls on the bottom bracket and a repaired break to the carved eagle finial. The tablets look to be old replacements. The hour wheel on the movement looks replaced. Original painted dial has some loss on the outer edges. Movement is attached to the case with two L-turns. The brass sidearms might be replaced as they look a little short. There is a crack in the backboard on the lower right side. Nice period hands.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $475
CIRCA: 1820
DIMENSIONS: 39in x 10in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 302

DESCRIPTION: Eastman Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 8 day, weight brass movement patent or banjo timepiece
CONDITION: Mahogany case in nice condition in an old finish. Some of the balls on the bottom bracket are missing. Original dial in nice condition has minor loss at the mounting screws. Original hands. Original tablets have some minor loss to the background. These glasses were produced by W. W. Sprague & Co. of Boston who produced banjo tablets for c1900 and later banjo clocks. Pendulum hold down block is missing. Sidearms are tarnished. Movement is signed and is numbered 202.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 40in x 10.25in x 8.5in

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Lot#: 303

DESCRIPTION: Massachusetts, 8 day, weight brass movement Patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany case in very nice condition an old mellow finish. Both tablets done on old glass are replacements and copies of W. W. Sprague & Co. tablets. Original dial has been repainted. Original hands. Movement is currently attached to the back plate with a screw, but there is evidence it may have been originally attached with through bolts. Nice J-hook lead weight.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $400
CIRCA: 1825
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 10in x 3.5in

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Lot#: 304

DESCRIPTION: Massachusetts, Unknown, but possibly a Horace Tift, Attleboro, 8 day, weight brass movement patent or banjo timepiece.
CONDITION: Mahogany case in an old finish has some age cracks and repairs on the throat door molding. The bottom door has some minor damage on the bottom molding corners. There is a crack in the head at the number 4 position on the dial. The bottom left side panel has some damage on the bottom edge. Both tablets have age, but are likely replacements. Original painted dial has some loss at the mounting pins and a small area on the outer edge. Dial is mounted to the case with two L-turns. Movement was originally mounted to the case with two screws. It is now mounted with a center screw through the backboard.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1845
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 10in x 4in

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Lot#: 305

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 5" shelf clock with a Seth Thomas spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and a R. T. Andrews perpetual calendar mechanism, in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and retains a soft luster to the original finish with some minor scratches. The dials are original with only minor loss. The sunk seconds bit has a paper dial that has darkened somewhat. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers have age and may be original. The door glass and Fashion insignia are original. The pendulum bob is very nicely damascened. The labels inside the case are in very good condition.The clock has a bell which differs from examples shown in Ly's book on calendar clocks which have a gong. Calendar mechanism will need to be reattached to the upper movement.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1600
PRICE SOLD: $950
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 26.5in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 306

DESCRIPTION: Deleted
CONDITION: Deleted
ESTIMATE: $ - $
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 16.5in x 6.5in



Lot#: 307

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 4" shelf clock with a Seth Thomas spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and a R. T. Andrews perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with no loss. The finish, if not original, has age. Both painted dials are original with no loss on the time dial and very minimal loss on the calendar dial. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The door glass and "Fashion" insignia are original. An excellent example.
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1800
PRICE SOLD: $900
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.0in x 16.0in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 308

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "No. 2 Regulator" or "Hanging Bank" wall clock with a double weight driven timepiece movement (Welch, Spring & Co.) and a H. B. Horton's patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in near perfect condition with a great original finish. The original paper time dial is in good condition with numerous abrasion marks. The original paper calendar dial is in very good condition with limited abrasion marks. The hands are all original. The calendar drum papers are original and nicely aged. The polished plate double wind timepiece movement is unsigned however the movement is identified as Welch, Spring & Co. on page 122 of Tran Duy Ly's "Calendar Clocks" book. The case is labeled "737" below the interior label and "723" on one of the calendar dial wooden support pieces. Clockmaker LaPorte Hubbell's shop clock, now in the collection of the American Clock & Watch Museum, Bristol, Conn., was a shelf version of this model.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $2500
CIRCA: 1874
DIMENSIONS: 47.0in x 19.0in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 309

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "Favorite No. 4 1/2" shelf clock with 8 day, spring driven E. N. Welch time and strike movement and a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar clock mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in very nice condition with original finish. There is one small old repair to the right side of the crest. The two paper dials are original with expected aging. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The door glass is original.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $750
CIRCA: 1881
DIMENSIONS: 31.0in x 14.0in x 6.0in

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Lot#: 310

DESCRIPTION: National Calendar Clock Co., "Fashion" shelf clock with a spring driven, 8 day, time and half hour strike movement by New Haven Clock Co., with black dials and a simple calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with a soft lustre finish. The black time dial with original brass hands is in excellent condition, as is the calendar dial and brass calendar hand. The door glass is original as is the Fashion insignia. The movement is signed. Overall this is an excellent example of this rare model.
ESTIMATE: $1100 - $1300
PRICE SOLD: $1000
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 32.0in x 16.5in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 311

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "No. 5 1/2 Hanging Belgrade" wall clock with a spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement with a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and has an original finish. The original paper calendar dial is in good condition as is the original paper time dial with the possible exception the the center recessed portion of the time dial is a later application. The hands are all original. The door glass is original. The movement is signed "E. N. Welch Mfg. Co." and "Made for the Ithaca Cal. Clock Co.". Overall an excellent example of this scarce model.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1250
PRICE SOLD: $2000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 37.0in x 14.0in x 7.75in

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Lot#: 312

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 3" shelf clock with a Seth Thomas spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and a R. T. Andrews perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with minor loss along the very edge of the base. The case has been refinished. The time dial has been professionally repainted by The Dial House. The calendar dial has also been repainted. The upper dial has craquelure, but the lower one does not. The hour and minute hands have been replaced while the seconds bit and the calendar hand appear to be original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers may be replacements. The door glass and Fashion insignia are replacements. Pendulum with central star is correct.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1300
PRICE SOLD: $950
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 16.5in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 313

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 5" double dial shelf clock with a Seth Thomas spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and an 1876 R. T. Andrews patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition however the finish needs to be restored. One of the side finials is broken and needs to be glued. The original painted time dial has substantial loss. The original painted calendar dial is in excellent condition. The hands are all original. The door glass and Fashion insignia may be later. The movement is signed.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $475
CIRCA: 1884
DIMENSIONS: 32.0in x 16.25in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 314

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 6" shelf clock with a spring driven, 8 day, Seth Thomas time and strike movement and a R. T Andrews patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with black paper dials.
CONDITION: The case has been refinished and is in very nice condition with very few areas of loss. The movement is signed. All hands are original. The black dials have been refinished over metal pans that have some warping. Back of gold lettering has been touched up.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $1100
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.0in x 16.5in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 315

DESCRIPTION: Welch, Spring & Co., Bristol, Conn., "Wagner, B.W. Hanging", 8 day, time and strike, spring driven brass movement double dial with B. B. Lewis calendar
CONDITION: Walnut case in nice condition in original finish. The bottom left finial or drop is broken off the end and will need attention. There is some damage on the very bottom finial or drop and there is a small piece broken off the top finial. The top dial has been repaired in the center and the numbers have been restored. Original calendar dial. Original hands except for the calendar hand. Very good B. B. Lewis label behind calendar.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $600
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 15.5in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 316

DESCRIPTION: L. F. & W. W. Carter, Bristol, Conn., wall hanging clock with a double spring driven [perhaps 8 day, but likely 30-day] balance escapement timepiece movement by Laporte Hubbell, with a B. B. Lewis patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a rosewood veneered case. This is a rare model.
CONDITION: The case has been refinished and has minor veneer loss on both the left and right sides of the case. Both bezels were originally grain painted, but that was lost and the bezels have now been refinished to a dark cherry color. The two paper dials are original and in very good condition. The minute hand is original. The hour hand has age but may be replaced. The movement carries the patent date of November 28, 1865, the day that Laporte Hubbell was granted the patent for the 8 day double wind timepiece movement. Both door glasses are original. The interior Carter label is in excellent condition as is the B. B.Lewis label on the calendar mechanism. An identical example is in the collection of the American Clock & Watch Museum, Bristol, CT.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
PRICE SOLD: $2500
CIRCA: 1865
DIMENSIONS: 31.5in x 12.5in x 4.0in

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Lot#: 317

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Office Calendar No. 6" hanging clock with a spring driven, 8 day, timepiece movement and an R. T. Andrews 1876 patent perpetual calendar mechanism in a rosewood veneered case.
CONDITION: The rosewood veneered case is in excellent condition with a nicely polished original finish. The original painted dials are in very good condition with some areas of in-painting. The hands are original. The door glasses are original. The labels inside the case are in very good condition. Both the timepiece movement and the calendar mechanism are very clean. The case back shows a factory date of April, 1890.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 32.0in x 15.5in x 5.0in

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Lot#: 318

DESCRIPTION: Jerome & Co. (New Haven Clock Co.), New Haven, Conn., "Register" mantel clock, 8 day, time and strike, spring driven movement with a B. B. Lewis perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The clock has a label which notes it is a "Register", an uncommon model similar to the "Dneister", but did not have a decorative crest. It does not appear in New Haven catalogs and may have been primarily made for export as this one came back from England. The case retains an original finish. The case bottom right return is a very well executed replacement. The paper dials are in very good condition with some age spotting. The hands are original. The B. B. Lewis label inside the case is in excellent condition.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $400
CIRCA: 1886
DIMENSIONS: 27.75in x 15.25in x 6.0in

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Lot#: 319

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Office Calendar No. 6" hanging clock with a spring driven, 8 day, timepiece movement and a R. T. Andrews patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with a nice original finish. The hands are original. The original painted dials have very minor loss at the mounting holes. The day drum paper is replaced, but the original month paper is very dark and may want replacing. The interior labels are excellent. The movement is signed. The door glasses are original. The case back carries a factory date of July, 1890.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 32.25" x 15.5in x 5.0in

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Lot#: 320

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Office Calendar No. 7" hanging clock with a spring driven, 8 day, timepiece movement and an R. T. Andrews patented perpetual calendar mechanism.
CONDITION: The walnut case retains a nice original finish. The hands are original, Both painted dials have been overlaid with paper dials some time ago. The calendar drum papers are in good condition with age. The movement is signed. The interior case labels are in excellent condition.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1884
DIMENSIONS: 26.75in x 12.75in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 321

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Parlor Calendar No. 4" shelf clock with a spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and an R. T. Andrews patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with burl accents.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with minor veneer chipping along the base. Both original painted dials are in very good condition with a clear coating over the surface. The hands are all original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers are original and somewhat darkened with age.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $700
CIRCA: 1879
DIMENSIONS: 24.0in x 15.25in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 322

DESCRIPTION: E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn., "Ionic Calendar", 8 day, spring brass movement wall calendar timepiece.
CONDITION: Rosewood veneered original finish case has age darkened. The paper time dial has been replaced. The calendar hand on the time dial is a replacement. Original B.B. Lewis calendar dial and hands. The riveted Lewis calendar mechanism has come loose from the dial and is now glued in place. Fairly clean label inside.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1886
DIMENSIONS: 29.5in x 16in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 323

DESCRIPTION: Eureka Clock Co., London, battery powered mantel clock with oversized balance wheel movement on a brass base and a cream color porcelain dial, s#2550
CONDITION: Heavy cast brass base. Original porcelain dial has a small hairline crack at 11 o'clock. Original hands. An example of this model with a dial mounted above the balance wheel can be found on page 15 of "The Eureka Clock" by F. G. Alan Shenton.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3000
PRICE SOLD: $1800
CIRCA: 1909
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 7.5in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 324

DESCRIPTION: Magneta Time Co. Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland, Magneta Master Clock, 36 hour, time and magneto, spring-driven movement with two jeweled platforms, one with remontoir all in a four-sided metal enclosure with wood base, 2.5 inch signed silvered dial.
CONDITION: Magneta master clocks employed a clever design that required no outside source of electricity to power the secondary clocks. The clock is equipped with a massive mainspring which drives the timekeeper and an integrated magneto, which eliminated the need for the problematic batteries of the era. This was the company's model designed specifically for steam ships. The system was employed on many White Star Line vessels including the ill-fated RMS Titanic. The movement would have triggered the magneto to run once per minute which would, in turn, impulse the secondary clocks located throughout the ship. Magneta literature from the period states that models such as this would power up to 25 secondary clocks. This explains why Titanic, a large state-of-the-art ship with many clocks, was supposed to have two such master clocks. This clock is missing the wood frame and glass lid that once covered the mechanism Some models had a second large dial showing 0- 60 on one side. If this clock had such a dial, it is now absent. The crank is also missing. The balance wheel movements did run briefly with experimentation, but this unit needs mechanical attention to work fully. The multi mechanism is signed in several places. There is masking and packaging tape residue on the outside of the case. A small paper label listing "Louis Wuele" was applied near the upper edge of the metal container. The Louis Wuele Company supplied nautical charts and instruments out of San Francisco around the turn of the century. More information on Magneta can be found in "150 Years of Electric Horology" by Crum and Keller. An image of the master clock aboard the Titanic is shown here: http://marconigraph.com/titanic/electrician/elec_110728_fig14.jpg
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
PRICE SOLD: $1300
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 30in x 17.5in

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Lot#: 325

DESCRIPTION: Eco Magneto Clock Co., Boston, Mass., circular dial time recorder, 8 day, time and recorder function for 9 watchman's stations, twin-spring Seth Thomas balance wheel movement in an oak case with black glass and gold leaf reading "Eco Magneto Clock Co. / Boston", metal tag above the glass reads "Time Recorder / Inspected by Underwriters' Laboratories / No. 11020".
CONDITION: The Eco Magneto time recorders used an ingenious system that avoided the problematic batteries of the time. A watchman, when checking in at one of the assigned stations, would manually crank a magneto. The electricity generated would close a solenoid within the remotely located time recorder, causing a pin corresponding to that station to punch a round paper record attached to the center arbor of the clock movement. The case has an old, uneven finish. The door glass and lettering are excellent. The old wiring is present, but the insulation is cracked. An original instruction tag hangs inside the case. The UL tag is of note because the organization had only been in existence for a decade or so. The Seth Thomas movement ticks briskly, but was not tested long term.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $170
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 17.75in x 14in x 8.5in

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Lot#: 326

DESCRIPTION: Holtzer-Cabot Co., Boston, Mass., "Holtzer Magneto Clock", 8 day, time and recorder function for 6 watchman's stations, twin-spring balance wheel movement for the time recorder and independent 8 day, twin-spring pendulum movement for the wall regulator, all in an oak case with black glass and gold leaf lettering with the name of the clock and manufacturer.
CONDITION: Based on the name on the door and contents of the clock, it presumably works similar to those made by The Eco Magneto Company. These time recorders used a system that avoided the problematic batteries of the time. A watchman, when checking in at one of the assigned stations, would manually crank a magneto. The electricity generated would close a solenoid within the remotely located time recorder, causing a pin corresponding to that station to punch a round paper record attached to the center arbor of the clock movement. The wall regulator has its own movement which is independent of the time recorder function and only drives hands on the visible dial. The case has an extremely dark original finish. The case has a few dings and one extra screw hole in the front. The pendulum rod has been repaired. The glass and lettering are in very good condition Both Seth Thomas movements tick, but neither was tested long term.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $750
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 41.5in x 21.25in x 8.5in

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Lot#: 327

DESCRIPTION: Syracuse Time Recorder Co., Syracuse, New York, time recorder, 8 day, time and recorder function, twin-spring pendulum movement in a heavy cast iron case with embossed copper front, having a white porcelain dial signed by Seth Thomas, all atop the cast base with the name of the compaNew York and 1904 patent dates.
CONDITION: The handsome case is fairly complete, but the knobs for the two side doors are missing. There is a good paper label inside the door on the left. There are cracks in the porcelain dial. The movement ticks, but was not tested long term. The clock movement and recorder assembly are dirty and will need mechanical attention. Many of the circular employee number labels have come off of the front and some are included in a small jar. This piece is very heavy for shipping.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $325
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 24in x 20in x 10.5in

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Lot#: 328

DESCRIPTION: Eco Magneto Clock Co., Boston, Mass., circular dial time recorder, 8 day, time and recorder function for 4 watchman's stations, twin-spring Seth Thomas No. 10 balance wheel movement in an oak case with black glass and gold leaf reading "Eco Magneto Clock Co. / Boston".
CONDITION: This time recorder uses an ingenious system that avoided the problematic batteries of the time. A watchman, when checking in at one of the assigned stations, would manually crank a magneto. The electricity generated would close a solenoid within the remotely located time recorder, causing a pin corresponding to that station to punch a round paper record attached to the center arbor of the recorder. The case has an uneven glossy finish that may be a newer coating over a partially removed older finish. The is some fogginess to the black paint on the door, and a few cracks in the gold leaf. The old wiring is present, but was cut long ago. The the tensions washer that holds paper records to the brass disc is absent. The Seth Thomas movement ticks, but was not tested long term.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $170
CIRCA: 1915
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 14in x 8in

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Lot#: 329

DESCRIPTION: Munderloh & Co., Montreal, Canada, "Munderloh-Holtzer Magneto Clock", 8 day, time and recorder function for 6 watchman's stations, twin-spring balance wheel movement in an oak case with black glass and gold leaf lettering which reads in part "The Munderloh-Holtzer Magneto Clock / Holtzer's Patent".
CONDITION: There is little information available about this company, but based on the name and contents of the clock, it presumably works similar to those made by The Eco Magneto Company, which used a system that avoided the problematic batteries of the time. A watchman, when checking in at one of the assigned stations, would manually crank a magneto. The electricity generated would close a solenoid within the remotely located time recorder, causing a pin corresponding to that station to punch a round paper record attached to the center arbor of the clock movement. The case has a dark, original finish. One piece of dentil molding is missing from the upper left side of the clock. The glass and lettering are in very good condition The Seth Thomas marine movement ticks briskly, but was not tested long term.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $120
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 22.5in x 17.5in x 6.5in

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Lot#: 330

DESCRIPTION: Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., "Lion" blinking eye shelf clock, the polychrome painted, cast iron beast recumbent in a rocky landscape and appearing to hold the bow of a giant pocket watch in his mouth, his eyes connected to a lever on the pallet arbor, the rocking arbor imparting an up and down motion to the eyes, roman numeral, varnished paper dial with blued steel spade hands, and 30 hour pendulum timepiece.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and the interior of the case is stamped "Bradley & Hubbard Patent Applied For 1858". The painted surface is largely original with very minor restoration in several areas. The paper dial is original and shows wear. The hands are original. The original brass bezel shows the actual patent date of May 10, 1859. The pendulum bob is not original. Overall, an excellent example of this scarce model.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
PRICE SOLD: $2200
CIRCA: 1859
DIMENSIONS: 8.0in x 10.5in x 6.0in

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Lot#: 331

DESCRIPTION: Whistler- Germany, carved wood whistler figure of a strong man or a trapeze artist powered by a spring driven movement. Though it is not signed except for "Germany" most of these were made by Karl Griesbaum.
CONDITION: This unusual carved figure is overall very nice. Movement works well and has a strong whistle.
ESTIMATE: $1600 - $1800
PRICE SOLD: $1200
CIRCA: 1930
DIMENSIONS: 14.25in x 4.5in x 2.75in

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Lot#: 332

DESCRIPTION: Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., "Topsey" blinking eye shelf clock with a spring driven, 30 hour, timepiece with a balance wheel escapement in a painted cast iron case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition. Much of the painted surface appears original with a red lead paint primer underneath. The paper dial may be original and shows wear. The hands are original. The bezel glass needs to be adjusted to a better fit in the bezel. The bezel shows a patent date of May 10, 1859.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $850
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 16.75in x 9.0in x 7.0in

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Lot#: 333

DESCRIPTION: Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., "Continental" blinking eye shelf clock with a spring driven, 30 hour, timepiece with a balance wheel escapement in a painted cast iron case.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with some restoration to the painted surface. The paper dial appears to be an older replacement. The hands have age, perhaps original. The eye blinking mechanism may be a replacement.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 16.5in x 8.0in x 6.0in

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Lot#: 334

DESCRIPTION: Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., "John Bull" blinking eye shelf clock with a spring driven, 30 hour, timepiece with a balance wheel escapement in a painted cast iron case.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition. Some of the paint appears original while some areas show restoration. The paper dial and the bezel are both replaced. The bezel is loose and needs to be reattached to the hinge. The hands may be original.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $300
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 16.0in x 8.5in x 7.0in

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Lot#: 335

DESCRIPTION: Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., "Sambo" blinking eye shelf clock with a spring driven, 30 hour, timepiece with a balance wheel escapement in a painted cast iron case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition. The paint appears original in some areas, but other areas show restoration. The paper dial is a replaced, but has age. The hands appear original. Movement is quite dirty and will require mechanical attention.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1860
DIMENSIONS: 16.0in x 10.0in x 5.0in

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