ITEMS WITH VIDEOS

LOT# DESCRIPTION VIDEO LINK
80 Reymond, Boult. des Italiens 36, Paris, a black slate mantel clock with automata, the stone case with rectangular, molded base, drumhead top, and mid section with gilt trimmed bevelled glass panel, before a gilt bronze blacksmith shop diorama, the forge at right, and with figure of cupid at his anvil, forging arrows, his hammer rising and falling as the clock strikes, signed Roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel Breguet style hands, 8 day, time and strike pendule de Paris movement     Condition: case with minor flakes and chips, glass good, blacksmith shop with areas of verdigris, dial with scratch near center, hands with oxidation, movement oxidized, and with areas of verdigris, some steel with rust, ticks ands strikes, bell and pendulum replaced, automata functional
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
  https://youtu.be/XYxvb1_tMzY
84 France, an unusual and amusing figural mantel clock, the gilt bronze case with rectangular base on owl form feet, supporting a Gothic ruin with fountain in a rustic landscape, the scene transformed at the observer's will by the placement of the removable, squatting female figure, taking a moment to relieve herself, case back with sheet brass enclosure now with Arabic numeral metal dial and 30 hour timepiece movement     Condition: case dirty, lacking gilding, minor tarnish and staining, dial and movement replaced, lower movement and glass rod original and functional, and presenting a convincing stream when running. An identical timepiece was included in Antiquorum's Art of Horology in France sale, lot 221, Geneva, November 14, 1993, which retains its original, Roman numeral gilt dial, and time only movement.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
  https://youtu.be/XYxvb1_tMzY
190 Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Conn., for Waterbury Clock Co., "Topsey" blinking eye novelty clock, 30 hour, time and animation, spring driven lever movement in a cast iron case depicting a smiling female figure with dress, blouse, stockings and shoes, 3 inch paper dial with Roman numerals.     Condition: case without breaks has lost most of its original paint on the front side. Casting with the commonly found gaps around the ankles. Bezel, dial pan, and movement are original. Original dial paper has darkened significantly. The movement runs and eyes move, but it was not tested long term.
Estimate: $900 - $1,200
  https://youtu.be/XYxvb1_tMzY
255 Charles Fasoldt, Rome, N.Y., 30 day hanging regulator with escapement constructed to the specifications of his 1859 patent, the rosewood veneered case with architectural, molded top and inlaid, pitched pediment, above a rectangular case with conforming, glazed door and molded, gilt liner, the interior with rosewood veneered weight baffle, matted, gilt brass dial with applied, silvered, Roman numeral cartouches and seconds bit, blued steel hands of Fasoldt pattern, month going, 6 wheel timepiece movement with heavy brass plates, Harrisons maintaining power, and Fasoldt's patent escapement, employing his coaxial escape wheel, bimetallic, compensated pendulum with gilt, adjustable cylinders, and based on Ellicott's design, lead weight with integral pulley, and rosewood handled winding key.     Condition: case with minor veneer losses and repairs, case bottom with an old repair, door liner with minor losses to lacquer, and minor discoloration, dial with some loss to gilt and silvered surfaces, losses to engraving infill, tarnish, hands dirty, but otherwise very good, movement dirty, but complete, pallet stones good, escapement functional, teeth on smaller escape wheel with wear, should run if properly serviced and adjusted, pendulum with minor loss to gilding, rods with tarnish, weight good. The present clock is one of two known from Fasoldt's Rome period. It is the only one which retains its original escapement components and pendulum, the escapement manufactured to the specifications of his patent of Feb. 1, 1859. Fasoldt is known for his experimentation with and improvements to his own designs, and this two pallet version with coaxial escape wheel eventually evolved into the three pallet design he patented in 1865, which is employed in most of his watches, as well as a number of clocks. See lot numbers 1123, 1124 and 1125 for other examples by this maker.
Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000
  https://youtu.be/9K1dm4hDNhE
689 American, Regina Music Box Co., Style No. 6 Orchestral 27" Folding Top Table Model music box also sometimes called the "Casket Model". Mahogany case with applied carving and shaped bracket feet. Interior with original Regina Company celluloid label, the serial number stamped into the cast iron bedplate = 31207, and an 11" double comb mechanism, with removable crank. Includes 23 discs     Condition: there are some exterior nicks and scrapes to the box commensurate with age, but generally very good condition, one foot with finish rubbed off. Finish is original. The combs have a total of 172 teeth, tuned in chromatic scale, embracing over 7 octaves. The outer leaves have been too low for some time and the discs have rubbed the edge of the box leaving circular scrape marks front and back, some adjustment required. There is also some damper noise [buzzing]. All teeth are intact.
Estimate: $5,000 - $6,000
  https://youtu.be/28spYsJ3N8I
786 Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux de Fonds, a rare, two day, central second marine chronometer, the 15 jewel gilt movement with crosshatched plates, lever escapement, Guillaume balance, and unusual keyless winding and setting mechanism, the escapement components contained in their own module, and removable, like a platform escapement, while leaving the rest of the movement intact, the signed, silvered dial with wind indicator at top, the hour and minute chapter below the central seconds hand, contained in a brass bowl mounted in gimbals, all within a mahogany box with brass furniture, and engraved plate on front, serial #1012     Condition: movement very good, with minor scratches, marks and spotting, some steel with minor oxide, dial with minor scratches, slight darkening at the edge, and minor loss to infill, seconds hand with a few spots of oxide, bowl tarnished, bezel with polish residue, and minor discoloration to silver, box top with splits, refinished, lacquer chipped, hardware tarnished. It is interesting to note that in Gould's book on the marine chronometer, he includes a photo and description of a nearly identical example, "the new type of chronometer recently introduced by the firm of Paul Ditisheim", and the fact that "the escapement (is) of the spring detent pattern, beating half seconds (although a lever escapement, beating fifths of a second, can be substituted) ", as seen in this timepiece. An identical example, serial #1001, was sold at Christies, South Kensington, July 2, 2004, sale 6928, lot 29, for $25,668.00.
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
787 Dent, 61 Strand & 4 Royal Exchange, London, a good two day marine chronometer with Dent's staple balance, 11 jewel, free sprung fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, bimetallic staple balance with white helical spring and diamond endstone, Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, blued steel spade and poker hands, contained in a brass bowl, and mounted in a gimballed mahogany and mahogany veneer box with brass furniture, the front with round plaque marked "Dent 46172", the inside of the lid with E. Dent & Co. label     Condition: movement with minor staining, some steel with minor oxide, running, dial with minor discoloration, hands very good, bowl and gimbals tarnished, box with minor dings and scratches, hardware tarnished, brass plaque on top proud of surface
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
788 T.S. & J. D. Negus, New York, a good two day marine chronometer with original box, 11 jewel, free sprung fusee movement with Earnshaw's spring detent, cut, bimetallic chronometer balance with blued helical spring, and diamond endstone, signed Roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, gold spade and poker hands, contained in a lacquered brass bowl with gimbals, and mounted in a mahogany and rosewood veneer box with brass furniture, and plaque engraved "T.S. & J.D. Negus 1603 New York", the box also with rating certificate from L. A. Karcher & Co., Boston     Condition: movement with minor staining, one plate screw with specks of oxide, balance screws and weights with minor corrosion, running, dial with spot at 1:00, hands very good, bowl and gimbals with tarnish and losses to lacquer, box dirty and with minor marks and scratches, hardware tarnished, rating certificate brittle, and in two pieces
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
808 James McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, first quality spring detent pocket chronometer, 13 jewels, key wind and set, gilt half plate movement with Earnshaws spring detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws and helical balance spring in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge, engine turned, consular open face case with London hallmark, date letter for the year 1849, and case makers mark "GH" for Gustavus Huguenin, Roman numeral, silver dial and gold fleur de lis hands, serial #15509, 50mm, 108.4g TW.     Condition: CASE: Shallow dent, back; A few minor dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on dome; Engine turning with moderate wear; Bow worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Some loss to blue, seconds; Very good, hour and minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Balance cock foot and detent mount with minor marring. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
816 Brockbanks, London, corrected by Thomas Earnshaw, spring detent pocket chronometer, 15 jewels, key wind and set, gilt full plate movement with Earnshaw's escapement, Z balance with helical balance spring and wedge shaped weights in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, consular open face case with London hallmark and date letter for the year 1810, with Roman numeral, white enamel dial, signed "THOMAS EARNSHAW INVt. ET FECIT", blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #3537, 59mm.     Condition: CASE: Not original to movement, fits well, nice recase; Dings and pin pricks; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Crystal with manufacturing flaws; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairline in enamel, light, 11:00- 12:00; Spider hairlines, 3:00- 4:00, edge at 7:30. HANDS: Minor oxidation. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Screw heads with loss to blue; Balance cock screw with spot of rust; Empty screw and steady pin holes from pre Earnshaw configuration; Balance arms with discoloration from heat; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, fusee chain missing, will run with pressure on train, needs service and adjustment.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
823 Garrard, Panton St., London, spring detent pocket chronometer, 15 jewels, key wind and set gilt full plate movement with Earnshaw spring detent escapement, free sprung cut bimetallic balance with helical balance spring, wedge shaped compensation weights and diamond endstone in a purpose made, silver, hinged back and bezel, consular open face case and Roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #669, 58mm.     Condition: CASE: Later, made in the early 19th century style for this movement; A few minor dings; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case. DIAL: Hairlines and cracks in enamel; Filled loss, edge, 7:00- 9:00. HANDS: Minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Jewel screw replaced; A few screws with minor loss to blue; Hairspring stud with specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks); Detent spring repaired at foot.
Estimate: $900 - $1,300
  https://youtu.be/l7CQL7sXooQ
978 Zenith, Le Locle, Switzerland, a minute repeating gold pocket watch, 20 jewels, stem wind and set, cotes de Geneve decorated nickel bar movement with lever escapement in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, open face case and Arabic numeral, single sunk gilt dial, gold Louis XV style hands, serial #125134, 47mm, 71.6g TW, c1920.     Condition: CASE: Dings and small dents, band; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Band with marring and abrasion, 1:00; Crown with wear; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Fine scratches and scuffs; Minor losses to enamel infill; Signature faded. HANDS: Minor bends. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Losses to plating; Click with oxidation; Hour hammer with minor rust spots; Winding wheels with minor scratches; Hour gong with a few spots of rust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly, long minutes nearly overlap last quarter, needs service and adjustment.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
  https://youtu.be/jbr_amJIag8
1123 Charles Fasoldt, Albany, N.Y., "Patent Chronometer", cal. 1, model K1c, 19 jewels, key wind and set gilt nickel bar movement with Fasoldts patent chronometer escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold timing screws and gold furniture in a gold plated, coin silver, hinged back and bezel open face case, the back with engraved cipher, and Roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade hands, serial #132     Condition: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Dings; Very fine scratches on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Minor scratches on crystal. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 1:00, 6:00, 8:30, 11:00, 12:00; Filled chips, edge, 12:00, 4:00; Scratches; Abrasion around center hole; Minor chips, center of seconds bit. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Now with gilding; Marks and scratches on plate; Gold parts with scratches and gouges; Ratchet wheel with minor oxide; Screw heads with marring and loss to blue; Balance endstone replaced; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . See lots 255, 1124 and 1125 for other examples by this maker.
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
  https://youtu.be/9K1dm4hDNhE
1124 Charles Fasoldt, Albany, N.Y., "Patent Chronometer", cal. III, model S2o, 16 jewels, stem wind and pin set, cotes de Geneve decorated nickel bar movement with Fasoldts patent chronometer escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold timing screws and gold furniture in a nickel, screw back and bezel display case, Roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, plum colored steel Breguet style hands, serial #521, c1870.     Condition: CASE: Not original to movement; Dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Minor staining; Bow replaced. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, seconds bit; Scratches minor to dial. HANDS: Minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Bridges polished; Minor scratches on plate; Gold parts with minor scratches; Third wheel upper hole jewel poorly replaced. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . See lots 255, 1123, and 1125 for other examples by this maker.
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
  https://youtu.be/9K1dm4hDNhE
1125 Charles Fasoldt, Albany, NY, "Patent Chronometer" movement only, cal. II, model S1, 20 size, 16 jewels, stem wind and key set, cotes de Geneve decorated, nickel bar movement with Fasoldts patent chronometer escapement, cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, gold Fasoldt regulator and jewel settings, and Roman numeral, single sunk, white enamel dial, serial #452     Condition: DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, center to seconds bit, 5:30, 6:30, 12:00. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Minor staining. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . See lot numbers 255, 1123, and 1124 for other examples by this maker.
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
  https://youtu.be/9K1dm4hDNhE