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#: 772

DESCRIPTION: Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., for Ashcroft Mfg. Co., New York, engine room clock, 8 day, time only, twin spring-driven balance wheel movement in a heavy red brass case with locking hinged bezel, 6.5 inch silvered dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, with the Ashcroft trademark and block lettering reading "Saginaw Shipbuilding Company / Saginaw, Mich.".
CONDITION: The red brass case has many small scratches and dark spots. The silvered dial has darkened around the outer edge and has some small scratches. The minute hand is a replacement. Bezel glass is missing. The Seth Thomas No. 10 movement ticks but will need attention. The Saginaw Shipbuilding Company was organized in 1917.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 9in x 3.75in