AUCTION : 1018

Lots 824 - 835: Ingraham, Ithaca & Kroeber Clocks

Lot#: 824

DESCRIPTION: E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn., "Ingraham Calendar" shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement with a B. B. Lewis patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and retains an original finish which has darkened with age. The original paper time dial shows wear. The original calendar paper dial is in excellent condition. The hands are original. There is no B. B. Lewis label on the back side of the calendar mechanism.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $350
CIRCA: 1881
DIMENSIONS: 22.5in x 12.25in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 825

DESCRIPTION: E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn., "Ionic Calendar", 8 day, spring brass movement double dial calendar timepiece.
CONDITION: Refinished rosewood veneered case in nice condition has unfortunately loss most of the faux rosewood paint graining on the two wood doors. Original paper time dial has age darkened. with some surface abrasion at the winding arbor. Original calendar dial is stained. Original hands except for the calendar hand on the time dial that may be replaced. A very clean label inside.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $650
CIRCA: 1886
DIMENSIONS: 29.5in x 16in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 826

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "No. 0 Bank", wall clock, 8 day weight driven movement with perpetual calendar, in a walnut case with a carved pediment top, carved base, ornately carved dial surround and upper and lower finials with papered metal dials
CONDITION: the case has a coat of varnish over original surface and many elements have been reattached. The crest is missing its central carved element. The base has a replaced carved element on right side, and a crack repair near bottom. The left and right return moldings on base have been secured with screws in new holes. The dials are in good condition. The wood mask around the dials has been secured with modern Phillips head screws. The weights, crest, bottom and all finials are original.
ESTIMATE: $4500 - $6500
PRICE SOLD: $5000
CIRCA: 1882
DIMENSIONS: 61in x 22in x 9.5in

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Lot#: 827

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "Hanging Kildare" calendar clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike E. N. Welch movement and a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a mahogany case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition and has a nicely polished original finish. The original paper time dial is in excellent condition with minor wear at the mounting holes. The hour and minute hands are original. The original paper calendar dial is in excellent condition with minor wear at the mounting holes. The calendar hand is original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers appear original. The cut glass pendulum bob is in good condition with a small chip on the top glass beveled edge. The door glass is original. There is a nice Ithaca instruction sheet on the back of the case. This is a scarce Ithaca model in near pristine condition.
ESTIMATE: $4000 - $6000
PRICE SOLD: $5500
CIRCA: 1878
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 13.5in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 828

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "No. 5 Emerald" shelf clock with a spring driven, 30 day timepiece movement (E. N. Welch) and a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with burl accents.
CONDITION: the case is in good condition and has been refinished. The movement is signed. Both the time and calendar dials are original paper with wear and aging. The hands are original. The glasses are original. The finials are professional replacements in the proper style.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
PRICE SOLD: $1200
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 33.5in x 14.5in x 5,5in

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Lot#: 829

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "3 1/2 Parlor" shelf clock with an E. N. Welch spring driven 8 day time and strike movement with a patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with ebony trimmings and a customized wall shelf (modern) in the style of the clock case.
CONDITION: The walnut case is in very good condition. It has been refinished and the black ornamentation treated with black paint or a new finish coating. The time dial inner bezel and the time and strike hands have been painted silver. Both the time dial and the calendar dial are in very good condition. The calendar door glass is original. The hands are original. The movement is signed.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2100
PRICE SOLD: $1500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 20.25in x 5.25in x 10in

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Lot#: 830

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "No. 6 1/2 Belgrade" shelf clock with E. N. Welch spring driven 8 day time and strike movement with a perpetual calendar mechanism in an ash case.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with an original finish which shows some variation across the surfaces of the case. The time and calendar black paper dials are have a uniformly rough surface that has age and may well be original to the clock. The unique pendulum rod and bob are original. The time dial shows some deterioration. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The calendar drum papers appear original. The door glass is original. A scarce Ithaca model.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $1700
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 14in x 7.25in

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Lot#: 831

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "No. 4 Hanging Office", 30 day, spring brass movement double dial calendar wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Refinished walnut and walnut veneered case has some small veneer damage at the lower right corner. Original paper time dial has stains, and rubbing of the numbers. Original calendar dial has stains and scattered wear spots. Original hands. Calendar rollers have age darkened.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $450
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 28.5in x 15.5in x 5in

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Lot#: 832

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "Office No. 4", 30 day, spring brass movement double dial calendar wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Refinished rosewood veneered case has small repair at the bottom front, the lower right side and at the upper left side half round door molding. Both dials have been repainted along with replacement of the date roller papers. Original hands. Nickel plated movement is signed. It looks like who ever refinished the case has reattached the half round door segments using dowel pins. Lower dial glass is cracked.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 28.5in x 15.5in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 833

DESCRIPTION: F. Kroeber Clock Co., New York, "Regulator No. 33", 8 day, spring brass movement wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Walnut case in very nice condition in original finish. There is a small age crack just above the door. Original tablet, cut glass mirrored pendulum and hands. Original paper dial has age darkened and stained with some wear to the numbers and at the winding arbor. Two of the four drop finials on the bottom bracket are missing. The minute hand has been repaired.
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1600
PRICE SOLD: $1300
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 46in x 17.75in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 834

DESCRIPTION: F. Kroeber Clock Co., New York, "Parthia" wall clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement in an ebony case with real marquetries and beveled mirror sides.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with a nice original finish. The porcelain dial has several hairline cracks and loss at both winding holes. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The beveled side mirrors are in excellent condition. The original signed cut glass pendulum bob is in excellent condition. The door glass is original.
ESTIMATE: $750 - $850
PRICE SOLD: $600
CIRCA: 1881
DIMENSIONS: 32.25in x 13.25in x 4.75

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Lot#: 835

DESCRIPTION: F. Kroeber Clock Co., New York, "Langtry" mantel clock, 8 day, time and strike, spring driven movement in a walnut case with turned side columns and finials, six inch black dial, and Kroeber's patented pendulum.
CONDITION: case with original finish. Two long vertical cracks in backboard have been glued. Movement and dial have be remounted with some wood added to the worn holes. Tip of center finial has been repaired. Door glass is an old replacement. Paper dial is replaced. Very nice signed example of Kroeber's Pendulum with black background and graduated scale for rate adjustment. The signed movement features an interesting half-deadbeat verge -- the type in which only the exit pallet has a separate impulse face. Rear paper label clearly shows the make and model.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $225
CIRCA: 1883
DIMENSIONS: 23in x 9in x 5in

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