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#: 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
CIRCA: 1820
DIMENSIONS: 39in x 10in x 3.5in