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#: 916

DESCRIPTION: Barkus Horological Laboratories, San Diego, CA, "Barkus Hand Model Escapement", oversized adjustable lever escapement model made from aluminum, acrylic, and stainless steel, housed in a finger jointed wood case with lid, 1948 hardcover copy of "Know the Escapement" by Sarah and Homer Barkus.
CONDITION: model is in excellent condition, showing only the slightest signs of use. This is a particularly nice example with a black metal base and wood case. The wood case is a little worn at the edges and corners. Sixth edition of the book, good condition with some browning of the first and last pages and shelf wear. Clean pages. Inside front of binding is starting to separate. Dimensions provided are for the wood case.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $400
CIRCA: 1948