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#: 305

DESCRIPTION: Southern Calendar Clock Co., St. Louis, Mo., "Fashion No. 5" shelf clock with a Seth Thomas spring driven, 8 day, time and strike movement and a R. T. Andrews perpetual calendar mechanism, in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and retains a soft luster to the original finish with some minor scratches. The dials are original with only minor loss. The sunk seconds bit has a paper dial that has darkened somewhat. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers have age and may be original. The door glass and Fashion insignia are original. The pendulum bob is very nicely damascened. The labels inside the case are in very good condition.The clock has a bell which differs from examples shown in Ly's book on calendar clocks which have a gong. Calendar mechanism will need to be reattached to the upper movement.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1600
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 26.5in x 6.5in