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#: 440

DESCRIPTION: Gustav Becker, Freiburg, Germany, Vienna style wall clock, 8 day, time and strike (on a single chime rod), spring driven movement in a second Baroque style walnut case with short tapered columns and carved crest, embossed brass pendulum, cream porcelain dial and blued steel hands.
CONDITION: The case has an old finish with a few bumps and nicks. There is a large split in the back on the lower right side. There are smaller splits in the wood above and below the dial opening. The porcelain dial is very good. Door glass is old and wavy. The back of the movement is stamped with the Becker trademark, the Medaille d'Or award, and movement serial number 416713. The movement ticks and strikes, if a bit sluggishly.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 35in x 12.5in x 6.25in