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#: 684

DESCRIPTION: T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, "Negus Improved Taffrail Log", gray painted brass body with enamel dial reading to 100 and subsidiary dial reading to 10, two brass rotors, mounting shoes, and other accessories, all in a fitted wood box with paper label on the outside and directions under the lid, as well as a hand-written note on the top of the lid reading "Note: Do not sell log without permission from Mr. Negus", patented 1892.
CONDITION: Good overall condition with a few small paint chips. The handwritten note on the top of the box may indicate that this unit was kept as a store display model. Dimensions provided are for closed wooden box.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 22.5in x 8.75in