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#: 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
CIRCA: 1845
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 10in x 4in