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#: 265

DESCRIPTION: Curtis & Dunning, Burlington, Vermont, 8 day, weight driven patent timepiece, gilt front with gilt, rope molded frames, cast brass bezel, cast brass side arms, and turned, gilt finial, the throat glass with gilt, scrolling foliate ornament, the box glass depicting the pursuit and capture of the HMS Boxer by the USS Enterprise, signed, white painted roman numeral sheet iron dial with moon hands, and brass clad pendulum.
CONDITION: Mahogany and gilt case in original finish has some damage to bottom board. Original painted dial has minor loss at the mount pins and is mounted to the case with two L-turns. Bottom door is has it's original L-turn, but now uses a latch. Both tablets are original with some minor loss to background. Top finial may be later. Original weight. Another far better banjo with original glasses with a signed dial by Curtis & Dunning
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1822
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 10.25in x 3.5in