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#: 283

DESCRIPTION: France- Andre Romain Guilmet, a rare Industrial steam boiler compendium with centrifugal governor pendulum, the stepped black slate base supporting a compass on a decorative stand, before a boiler with gilt and patinated silver surfaces and ribbed, copper base matching the clock case, the top having a cylindrical chamber with vent pipes attached to gauge form, flanking, white dialed thermometer and barometer, and concealing the helical suspension spring controlling the centrifugal governor form pendulum, Arabic numeral gilt dial, blued steel distaff hands, and 8 day pendule de Paris time and strike movement with Guilmet's mark and modifications
CONDITION: base with minor flakes, front right, metal components dirty, polish residue, losses to silvering and gilding, barometer and thermometer cases with later finish, compass glass cracked, minor verdigris, dial with rubbing and minor staining, movement running and striking, would benefit from service. A very rare model.
ESTIMATE: $20000 - $25000
PRICE SOLD: $14500
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 17.5in x 11.5in x 7.75in