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#: 205

DESCRIPTION: Gebrüder Wilde, Villingen, Germany, large "freischwinger", 8 day, time and gong strike, spring driven movement in a walnut case with carved acanthus on the crest and interesting pilasters flanking the door glass, silvered dial with Arabic numerals and pierced blued steel hands.
CONDITION: case has been nicely smoothed down. The lower portions of the case have some worm holes. The veneer has lifted a bit the right side of the door. The gilding on embossed central portion of dial has worn off, but it is otherwise fairly good. Beveled glass is in good condition, as are the hands. Embossed brass pendulum is in good condition Signed "G.W." movement, serial number 40469.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 42in x 20in x 9in