AUCTION : 0518

Instruments 

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#: 497

DESCRIPTION: Clocks- 2 (Two) Becker Freischwingers: (1) Gustav Becker, Freiberg, Germany, freischwinger wall clock, 8 day, time and gong strike, spring driven movement in an walnut veneered Altdeutsch style case, c1890. (2) Kienzle, Schwenningen, Germany, freischwinger, 8 day, time and gong strike, spring driven movement in a walnut veneered Altdeutsch style case, c1910.
CONDITION: (1) Case has good original finish with some worn areas at the corners of the molding. Two small rosettes are missing from the lower portion. Movement is stamped with the Becker logo and the word "Silesia" and "P48". The movement is oily. (2) Case has an old finish. The crest is old, but did not start life with this case. It is missing a finial and a rosette. Celluloid dial has yellowed, but looks good that way. Movement is stamped with the Kienzle winged logo and German patent number (147023): Movement is dirty. Dimensions are for the Kienzle (2) .
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $325
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 34in x 16in x 7.5in

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