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#: 657

DESCRIPTION: France, an unusual, five minute repeating carriage clock with single gong, gilt Corniche case with beveled glasses, Roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day, time and strike movement with lever platform, counting the hours in passing, repeating the last hour when activated by top pusher, and repeating the last five minute interval through the pusher at case back
CONDITION: case dirty and with minor staining, front glass with chip at upper right, right glass with chip at upper left, rear pusher replaced, movement with minor scratches, gong with spots of oxide, 5 minute rack tail with dings and scratches, running, striking correctly, five minute repeat snail needs adjustment, balance rim bent, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $1800
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 3.75in x 3.25in