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
Winterhalder & Hofmeier, Schwarzenbach, Germany, bracket clock, 8 day, time and gong strike with chime playing on eight bells, spring-driven movement in an oak architectural case with fluted pilasters, frieze resembling ashlar, tympanum with carved scroll design, brass dial plate with applied cast spandrels, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, subsidiary rate adjustment and chime / silent dials, blued steel hands.
CONDITION: The oak case has been rubbed down and has a few old dings and scratches. There are four numbers impressed into the roof on the right side, probably a consequence of someone using it as a writing surface. The roof also has a split that is four inches long on the right back edge. The dial is in very good condition. Red cloth inside side doors is a modern replacement Heavy brass movement is stamped with the W&H trademark. The movement ticks, strikes, and chimes, but was not tested long term.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1300
PRICE SOLD: $1300
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 13in x 9.5in