AUCTION : 0518


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

Lot#: 771

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Operations Room Plotting Clock" or sector/radio room clock, 8 day, time only, spring-driven, balance wheel movement with center seconds in a black phenolic case with 8 inch polychrome dial that was used by the military, in conjunction with radar and observers, to track the movements of enemy aircraft.
CONDITION: black phenolic case is in good shape, but somewhat mottled. Dial has faded a bit and has many small brown spots. Hands are in good condition Signed movement is stamped 9-44, which is likely a date code for September 1944. Movement ticks briskly when wound.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1944
DIMENSIONS: 10.5in x 10.5in x 2.75in