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#: 496

DESCRIPTION: Clocks- 2 (Two) Becker Freischwingers: (1) Gustav Becker, Freiberg, Germany, free swinger wall clock, 8 day, time and gong strike, spring driven movement in an oak Altdeutsch style case with silvered dial, c1904. (2) Gustav Becker, Freiberg, Germany, 8 day, time and strike, spring driven movement in a walnut veneered Altdeutsch style case with silvered dial and fancy cast brass pendulum, c1896.
CONDITION: (1) The case has a very nice original finish. Fancy pendulum is very good. Movement is stamped with the Becker logo with the word "Silesia" below and "P42". A very nice example. (2) Case with a good original finish. Small trim piece missing below top right finial. Slight darkening of silvered dial. Elaborate cast pendulum has a bit of polishing residue. Maker's stamp on the rear movement plate was struck poorly, but obviously Becker. Movement serial number 1329417. Dimensions are for number (2) .
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 46in x 18in x 8in