Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments | Skinner Auction 2890M

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Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

Sale 2890M

April 29, 2016

Marlborough


Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments


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American & European Works of Art Auction 2704B 02/07/2014 4:00 PM EST Lot 632 Of 689 - Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Red Circus Horse

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Selected Provenance John Hadden, Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Lots 14–16, 115, 125, 131, 133, 136, 144, 147–149, 157

The Collection of a Florida Gentlewoman

A Private Connecticut Collection

A Private California Collection

An Important Minnesota Collection

A New York Collection

A South Carolina Gentleman


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1 Guerre Three-month-duration Floor Regulator, Nancy, France, round silvered brass Roman numeral dial marked GUERRE, A NANCY, engine-turned cast brass bezel, long duration time-only movement with skeletonized plates, deadbeat escapement, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, with a one day, hour, and half-hour strike train powered by a small brass-cased weight, in a walnut case with pediment top, one-piece dial and waist door flanked by pilasters, the upper capitals designed as a female bust and the lower pairs of sandal-clad feet, flat base panel with applied ormolu diamond, ht. 87 in. $2,000-4,000

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2 Two-week-duration Vienna Regulator Wall Clock, Austria, dome-top rosewood veneered case, full-length door with applied carved columns, two-piece enamel Roman numeral dial with subsidiary faux seconds dial, two-week-duration time and strike movement with deadbeat escapement and crutch beat adjustment, powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, ht. 52 in. $1,500-2,500

3 Anton Hawelk Year-duration Floor Regulator, Vienna, Austria, round twopiece brass dial with fully engraved center marked Anton Hawelk, Wien, triple-plate time-only movement with the great wheel between the front and rear plate, the rest of the train between the middle and rear plate, deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a compensated pendulum with a filled brass bob, all in a stained beech case with pagoda top, barleytwist hood columns, glazed waist door, inset arched panels with applied foliate carving, on mushroom feet, ht. 96 in. $3,000-5,000

4 Thirty-day Walnut Floor Regulator, Austria, round two-piece brass dial with silvered engraved center, subsidiary seconds dial, finely pierced blued-steel hands, long duration time-only movement with deadbeat escapement and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, in a walnut case with ornate gallery top, glazed dial door, waist door with applied carving to inset panel, both doors flanked by Corinthian columns, base with central door flanked by carved pilasters, all on a step base, ht. 96 in. $7,000-9,000

5 Carved Thirty-day Vienna Regulator Wall Clock, Austria, oak case with arched foliatecarved top, full-length door with applied Corinthian columns, carved backboard and lower pediment, two-piece enamel Roman numeral dial, quarter-striking, thirty-day movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by three brass-cased weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 63 in. $1,500-2,000

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6 Year-duration Floor-standing Vienna Regulator, c. 1880, attributed to J. Schulz, flat-top mahogany veneered case with contrasting accents of burl in the frieze and the base, turned columns with contrasting Corinthian capitals attached to the door, two-piece, 10 1/4-in., porcelain, Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds dial, pierced blued-steel hands, year-duration time-only movement with maintaining power, deadbeat escapement, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a seconds pendulum with flattened brass rod flanked by a steel rod and barleytwist brass rod, brass-faced bob with centered, enameled, regulator status dial, ht. 79 in.

7 Mayer Year-duration Vienna Regulator Timepiece, Austria, stained fruitwood case topped by a carved crest, flat one-piece 8-in. enamel Roman numeral dial surrounded by an engine-turned brass bezel, full-length door with foliate carving flanking the dial opening, year duration time-only movement with crutch beat adjustment powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by pendulum with brassfaced bob, ht. 74 in. $4,000-6,000

Literature: This clock is illustrated in Victor Kochaver, Beautiful Vienna Regulators of the 19th Century, p. 133. $4,000-6,000

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8 Eight-day Biedermeier Vienna Wall Regulator, Austria, first half 19th century, pitch pediment mahogany and boxwood string-inlaid veneered case, drop-in full-length glazed door, 7-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial signed on back L. Mosslinger, pierced steel hands, gilded piecrust brass bezel, brass, time-only movement with deadbeat escapement and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a steel rod pendulum with brass bob, ht. 34 in. $2,000-3,000


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9 Fr. Bartunek Marquetry Long Duration Floor Regulator, Vienna, Austria, c. 1884, round composite brass dial with applied Roman numeral chapter ring and fully engraved center marked Fr. Bartunek, Wien 1884, four-monthduration time and strike movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power and crutch beat adjustment, powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, all in a pagoda-top walnut case with floral and foliate inlay on the hood, waist door with inset inlaid panel over a square pendulum aperture, inset base panel with floral inlay, all on a step-molded base, ht. 97 in. $4,000-6,000

10 Freid. Baumann Thirty-day Floor Regulator, Vienna, Austria, square composite brass dial with engraved center marked Fried. Baumann, Wien, applied spandrels, silvered chapter ring and seconds bit, long duration timeonly movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, and crutch beat adjustment, in a flat-top oak case, engaged columns on the hood door, applied carving on the waist door and inset base panel, all on turned bun feet, ht. 85 in. $2,000-4,000

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11 Franz. Bartuuck Thirty-day Floor Regulator, Vienna, Austria, round two-piece enamel dial marked Franz Bartuuck, Wien, long duration grand sonnerie movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by three brasscased weights and regulated by a pendulum with carved wood rod and weighted brassfaced bob, all in a gallery topped oak case with full-length glazed door, base with pilasters flanking the inset raised panel door, ht. 98 in. $2,000-4,000

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12 Salfer Grand Sonnerie Two-month Vienna Floor Regulator, Vienna, Austria, square composite brass dial with engraved center marked Joh. Salfer, Wien, applied chapter ring, seconds bit, and spandrels, two-month duration grand sonnerie movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by three brass-cased weights, in an oak case with a flat top supported by two gargoyles, turned and carved half-columns attached to the hood door, waist door with two inset panels, the lower for viewing the pendulum, base with inset carved panel flanked by engaged columns, all on flattened bun feet, ht. 89 in. $5,000-7,000

13 Alois Bertl Year-duration Vienna Wall Regulator, Austria, flat top stained and grain-painted case with full-length glazed door, two-piece enamel Roman numeral dial marked Alois Bertl in Wien, with piecrust brass bezel, year-duration time-only movement with deadbeat escapement and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a pendulum with flat metal rod flanked by pairs of steel and brass rods, brass-faced bob, ht. 53 in. $2,000-4,000

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14 Tiffany Delft China Clock, France, c. 1890, blue and white china case, brass bezel with beveled glass over the 4-in. gold-tone Arabic numeral dial marked Tiffany & Co./New York, eight-day time and strike movement marked A.1, ht. 11 in. $200-400

15 China Case Clock, France, c. 1890, floraldecorated case, brass bezel with beveled glass over the 4-in. enamel Roman numeral dial, eight-day time and strike movement with outside escapement, ht. 12 in. $200-400

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16 Cobalt Blue China Case Clock, France, c. 1890, floral-decorated case front and enamel Arabic numeral dial with the remainder of the case in gold accented cobalt blue, eight-day time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 10 in. $200-400 17 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1870, depicting a woman holding a sphere with a child beside her, a flower-filled urn sits atop the 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial, all resting on a foliate-decorated scrollfooted base, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism, ht. 12 in. $300-500

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18 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, the classical figure of an artist with his canvas in his left hand sitting on a rocky outcropping with a 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral silvered dial below, applied scroll decoration at midsection, all resting on scrolled decorated feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension, ht. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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19 Ormolu-mounted Gilt and Marble Figural Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1880, the gilt-brass figure of a maiden reaching to embrace a cherub while another cherub peeks around the corner, white marble base with a blue Roman numeral porcelain dial marked in part: Jollet & Co. Paris, all resting on four cone-shaped feet, eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 13 in. $1,000-1,500

21 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, figure of a man dressed in renaissance attire sitting on a rocky outcropping, 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with Breguetstyle hands, foliate and rococo moldings in base with stylized arches and swag-decorated feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension, ht. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

23 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, French, c. 1840, a figure of a child raising a lily in her right hand, sitting atop a rocky outcropping with a 3-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with gilt hands below, cast-brass foliage decorated front panel with scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension movement, ht. 12 in. $500-700

20 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1850, the gilt-brass female child resting on a rocky outcropping, petting her cat and with flowers at her feet, 3 1/2-in. Roman numeral silvered dial with an engine-turned beaded bezel, and Breguet-style hands, midsection with applied classical ornamentation, and resting on a stepped base with scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement with a silk thread suspension, ht. 14 in. $800-1,200

22 Gilt and Marble Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1880, with a knight holding a sword dressed in full armor with a shield and helmet at his feet, four-panel marble center with a 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial, base with center shield or cartouche with an image of Medusa flanked by shields, all resting on inverted cone feet, two three-light candelabras with trefoil-shaped marble shafts, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism, ht. 21 in. $1,000-1,500

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25 Gilt-metal and Porcelain Mantel Clock, France, c. 1900, two putti flank the whitepainted porcelain urn above the reeded cove-shaped top with a porcelain panel frieze, four hand-painted porcelain columns depicting cottage scenes with cast Corinthian capitals, two young children appear to be playing hide and seek behind them, 3 1/2-in. Roman numeral painted porcelain dial, and lower porcelain panel with a women and child at a riverbank, all resting on a shaped and decorated base, eight-day time and strike movement stamped Made In France, ht. 20 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 26 Patinated Brass and Gilt-metal Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1850, depicting a man with a quail in his hand and two at his feet with a hunting dog below, 3-in. blue Roman numeral porcelain dial, gilt foliate facade and scrolled feet with inset white stone panels, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension, resting on a black-painted oval base, ht. of clock 17 in. $1,000-1,500

27 Diminutive Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1850, the Grecian-style female figure resting on a recamier above the tambour-shaped case with cast swag decoration surrounding the 3-in. silvered dial with Breguet-style hands, resting on scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 10 1/2 in. $800-1,200

28 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, figure depicting Little Bo Peep sitting on a hillside with a sheep at her feet, 3-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with clover-shaped hands, cast acanthus leaf- and foliagedecorated bombĂŠ-shaped lower section with scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 29 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, a figure of a schooler dressed in Renaissance attire with a book in his left hand seated on a formation of rocks with a gilt 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral dial below, cast brass midsection and front scrolled foot panel depicting floral, swag, and shell decoration with a bust of a man at the front corners, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

30 Diminutive LeRoy Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1840, classical woman with a butterfly on her shoulder resting on a rocky outcropping, 2-in. Roman numeral silvered dial with an engine-turned beaded bezel, midsection with a cast acanthus leafdecorated border, all resting on scrolled feet, thirty-hour time-only movement with a silk thread suspension, signed LeRoy a Paris, ht. 9 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 31 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, with a seated figure of a woman resting against a desk, the silvered Roman numeral dial with Breguet-style hands at center, shelland acanthus leaf-decorated midsection, all resting on a scrolled base, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism with silk thread suspension marked Robert, ht. 14 in. $1,000-1,500

32 Bronze-mounted Marble Figural Mantel Clock, France, late 19th century, seated figure of a maiden holding a bouquet of flowers atop the white marble base with fluted side panels and applied brass beading, 4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial, all resting on engraved acanthus leaf-decorated mushroom-shaped feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism, ht. 19 in. $800-1,200

33 Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, the standing figure and five-string instrument flanking the flat-top case with a floral decorated lyre, torch, and wreath above the 4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with Breguet-style hands, applied floral spandrels with a torch and floral scene below, lower section with circular rose and swag wreaths flanking the cornucopia of instrument in the center, all resting on bulbous bun feet, eightday time and count wheel strike mechanism with a silk thread suspension, ht. 21 in. $1,500-2,500 34 French Renaissance Revival Mantel Clock, late 19th century, highly ornate case with urntop finial above the 4-in. Arabic numeral dial, applied lion’s-head side handles, all resting on splayed scrolled legs, eight-day time and strike mechanism, ht. 18 in. $400-600 35 French Brass and Marble Portico Mantel Clock, c. 1890, flame-top urn finial above the Arabic numeral porcelain dial with pierced gilt hands, and floral decorated center, simple turned finials atop the four variegated columns with a cast-brass swag below the dial, resting on the rectangular base and mushroom pad feet, eight-day time and strike mechanism marked CH. Mour France, regulated by a sunburst pendulum, ht. 16 in. $400-600

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36 Belgian Black Slate and Porcelain Panel Petite Sonnerie Mantel Clock, c. 1890, gilt incised, decorated, and brass-mounted case, with two hand-painted panels flanking the pitch pediment center section, 5-in. Arabic numeral dial marked D. Valentine Syracuse N.Y., eight-day time and quarter-hour striking on dual gongs mechanism, ht. 16 1/4 in. $800-1,200 37 Porcelain and Gilt-brass-mounted Mantel Clock, French, c. 1880, cobalt blue handpainted porcelain urn with a gilt-brass wreath and torch finial, full-length side ornaments with ram’s heads and hooves, 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral dial, all mounted on a gilt-decorated base, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism, ht. 23 in. $800-1,200 38 French Boulle Mantel Clock and Bracket, late 19th/early 20th century, ormolumounted faux tortoiseshell and inlaid brass case, repoussé brass dial with blue Roman enameled shields, all resting on scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement, regulated by a brass pendulum with a bust of a man, with a similar decorated shelf bracket, ht. clock ht. 16 in. $600-800

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39 Gilt-brass and Porcelain Mantel Clock, French, c. 1880, porcelain and brass-mounted urn above the cast foliage-decorated case with ram’s heads at each corner, porcelain painted panels depicting a cottage scene on each side, Roman numeral porcelain dial with birds and floral scene in center, and lower panel depicting a formal couple enjoying tea in a garden, eight-day time and half-hour strike mechanism stamped C&S, ht. 16 in. $1,000-1,500

40 Renaissance Revival Mantel Clock, France, c. 1880, ornate gilt-brass case, hexagonal midsection with porcelain Roman numeral dial and inset panels, all on scroll feet, eight-day time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 12 in. $500-700

41 Champlevé and Brass Crystal Regulator, France, c. 1880, dome-top case with finials at each corner, beveled glass panels enclosing the Arabic numeral dial with pierced hands, freestanding columns, all resting on a bracketfoot stepped base, eight-day time and strike movement, regulated by an engine-turned and champlevé decorated pendulum bob, ht. 14 in. $1,000-1,500

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42 Tiffany & Co. Brass and Porcelain Mantel Clock, France, c. 1890, arch-top clock with central finial and applied ornamentation throughout, hand-painted porcelain Arabic numeral plaque depicting two children at a well with a Dutch village scene in the background, signed K.G. at bottom left, and Tiffany & Co. between the winding holes, resting on splayed bracket feet, eight-day time and half-hour strike movement engraved G.F in a circle, ht. 18 in. $1,000-1,500

43 Brass and Porcelain Panel Shelf Clock, France, crystal regulator-style case, porcelain front and side panels with cranes, fish, and lotus flower decoration, 5-in. Roman numeral chapter ring marked for the retailer Alex, M. Hays & Co., New-York, eight-day time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 13 in. $3,000-5,000 44 Tiffany & Co. Art Deco Shelf Clock, France, c. 1920, the case of Belgian black slate with brass and beveled glass front and rear doors, silvered Roman numeral dial marked Tiffany & Co., square, eight-day time and strike movement marked in ovals A.1, C.H. Paris, all regulated by a pendulum, ht. 11 in. $800-1,200


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45 Black and Silver Art Deco Desk Clock, elongated octagonal case in black enamel with silver accents, silvered dial with applied brass Roman numerals and black spade hands, key-wind eight-day time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 6 in. $300-500 46 Cotna Art Deco Marble and Silvered Brass Lamp Clock, France, c. 1930, marble block topped by a lamp socket on a stepped silvered plinth, electric clock movement with silvered Arabic numeral dial marked COTNA, Electrique, inset at the front, all on a silvered stepped base, ht. without bulb 8 1/2 in. $300-500 47 Cotna Art Deco Lamp Clock, France, c. 1930, nickel-plated domed lampshade over the squared clock case with black and silver Arabic numeral chapter ring around the inset clock marked COTNA, Electrique, all on an alabaster base, ht. 10 1/2 in. $400-600 48 Cotna Art Deco Lamp Clock, France, c. 1930, lamp socket atop the silvered barrel-form body with Arabic numeral chapter ring surrounding the inset clock marked COTNA, Electrique, all on a Belgian black slate base, ht. without bulb 8 in. $300-500

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52 Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Longcase Clock, Holland, c. 1780, pitch pediment case with dentil moldings and central urn finial, marquetry and applied ebonized and light wood columns capped with brass, the glazed door over the composite brass Roman numeral dial with moon’s age in the arch and painted Dutch scenes, arcaded chapter ring, month, day-ofthe-week, and day-of-the-month indications set on a matted and engraved center, all framed with cast brass spandrels, canted corners frame the inlaid rectangular waist door with glazed lenticle and cast-brass urn, all on a base with fluted corners, framing the marquetry and inlay, fluted base molding and feet, eight-day time, Dutch striking movement with alarm mechanism on two bells, two brass-cased weights and seconds beating pendulum, ht. 101 in. $6,000-8,000

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49 Snelling Painted “Act of Parliament” Clock, Alton, Hampshire England, c. 1785, the painted pine case with black ground, gilt scrollwork, lower door with applied portrait of a woman in a red dress, 24-in. three-piece painted oak Roman numeral dial with valence below signed Snelling/Alton, trapezoidalshaped brass time-only movement with teardrop-shaped steel counterbalanced hands, recoil escapement, rear-hung pendulum and lead weight, ht. 56 in. $2,000-4,000 50 English Fusee Dial Clock, James Shoolbred & Co., 19th century, mahogany case with a 9 1/2-in. Roman numeral painted iron dial reading Jas. Shoolbred & Co. London, eightday time-only fusee movement, dia. 12 in. $400-600

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51 Roger Dunster Burl Walnut Eight-day Musical Clock with Alarm, Amsterdam, c. 1765, the caddy-top case with carved and gilded finials depicting two heralding angels and Atlas holding the world, blind fret around the cornice and sides, flat marquetrydecorated columns flank the composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral arcaded chapter ring, pierced scrollwork name boss engraved Roger Dunster/Amsterdam against a matted center, engraved seconds area, blued-steel hands, alarm setting disc at the center, cast brass spandrels, “strike-no strike” and music selection “1-2,” the arch with moon’s age and calendar flanked by painted figures of a young man playing the violin and a young lady playing the harp, all with floral and foliate engraving around the edge, removable waist section with glazed aperture, marquetry decoration of a flower and bird, lower bombé section with line and marquetry all on ball feet, eight-day time, strike, alarm, and musical six-pillar movement with a nest of nine bells and seventeen hammers, two additional larger bells for Dutch striking, three brass-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 115 in. with center finial. $7,000-9,000

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53 Scottish Mahogany Tall Clock, c. 1820, flat-top string-inlaid hood, freestanding turned columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial with pierced gilt hands, floral spandrels and a classical woman in the arch, calendar and seconds subsidiary dial, crotch mahogany full-length tombstone waist door flanked by crossbanded and string-inlaid columns, lower section with crotch mahogany central panel resting on squat French feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement with false plate reading: Whitaker Shreev Halifax, powered by two lead weights and regulated by a tin-faced pendulum, ht. 84 in. Note: Reportedly from the estate of Vera Innes. $800-1,200 54 Thomas Lewis “Penny Moon” Eight-day Movement and Dial, Bristol, England, c. 1760, 12-in. brass dial with applied dolphinform spandrels in arch, matted center, ringed winding holes, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring signed James Lewis/Castle Street/Bristol, applied spandrels depicting putti holding up the crown flanking the silvered subsidiary calendar dial and engraved penny moon, eight-day time and hour strike, fourpillar movement and pendulum. $300-500 55 Thomas Mason Bucks Inlaid Oak Longcase Clock, London, arch-top hood with dentil molding above the freestanding columns flanking the brass Roman numeral composite brass dial engraved Tos. Mason Bucks, with engraved center, and applied brass spandrels, shell-inlaid waist door and base, all resting on step-molded base, eight-day time and hour strike movement, regulated by a strap-brass pendulum rod and two iron weights, ht. 94 in. $400-600


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56 Mystery Clock by Richard Good, Seaford, United Kingdom, c. 1980, a pair of cast dolphins support the “roaming” pointer and counterbalance against the 7 1/2-in. Roman numeral silvered chapter ring, all on a brass base with raised feet, ht. 10 in. $800-1,200

57 English Brass Skeleton Clock, c. 1890, pierced Gothic arch plates with heart designs, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, eightday, chain fusee, time-only movement with drop off strike, regulated by a pendulum, all on a white marble base and under a dome, ht. 20 in. $1,000-1,500 58 English Skeleton Clock, c. 1880, pierced brass “rose window” plates, silvered, skeletonized, Roman numeral dial, eight-day, fusee, time-only movement regulated by a pendulum, mounted on a white marble base, ht. 14 in. $600-800

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59 Brass Posted-frame Alarm Lantern Clock and Case, movement/dial, France, late 18th century; case late 19th century, Roman numeral chapter ring with hour, half-hour, and quarterhour markings inside the chapter ring and outer minutes, inside revolving convex disc for alarm, cast brass cresting at the top and lower illegible name boss with cast surround, steel hand and bell mounted above, time and alarm train with crown wheel and verge, silk thread suspension and crown wheel alarm, all powered by a brasscased weight, and regulated by a lead and iron bob and 7-in. pendulum, all in a bench-made case with carved cornice and glazed dial door, hinged side lites, carved waist door and molded base, ht. 91 in. $800-1,200

60 James Delavanee Lantern Clock, Infroome, fecit, 18th and 20th century, remains of a lantern clock case with top-mounted bell, pierced frets, Roman numeral chapter ring with engraved center and marked as above, two blued-steel hands and turned feet, spring-powered fusee time and strike movement conversion together with pendulum and key, ht. 16 1/2 in. $400-600

61 Nathan Seddon Ebonized Table Clock, at St. James, London, c. 1725, the ebonized oak case with low caddy top, four finials and carrying handle, 8 x 6 3/4-in. glazed dial opening over the 7 x 8-in. composite brass dial engraved at the top Nathan Seddon/London centered within engraved scroll and floral decoration, Roman numeral chapter ring with quarter, half, and half-quarter marks, matted center with blocked mock pendulum opening, recessed date, single winding hole, period blued-steel hands and all framed by cast brass spandrels in a crown and sceptre pattern, five-pillar movement with fully engraved back plate with birds, cherubs, floral and scroll decoration, and engraved Nathan Seddon at St. James/London, the movement with later single time train fusee and anchor escapement, rear bridge for pendulum and two brackets for case attachment, ht. 15 1/2 in. with handle flat. $800-1,200

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62 Richard Rayment Brass Lantern Clock, Bury, c. 1725, Roman numeral chapter ring with half and quarter-hour markings, the center engraved with foliate decoration and Rich(d) Rayment/Bury, pierced steel single hand, cast brass frets, the center with dolphin pattern, top mounted bell in stirrup and brass ball feet, time and strike posted-frame movement with anchor escapement conversion and seconds pendulum, rear mounted count wheel strike, endless chain suspended lead driving weight and counterweight, ht. 15 in. $2,500-3,500 62


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63 Bigelow and Kennard Miniature Mahogany Dual-chime Bracket Clock, probably England, c. 1900, dial marked for retailer, mahogany case with lotus finials, pierced wood side sound frets, dial door glazed with beveled glass, all on ogee bracket feet, composite brass dial with engraved center, silvered chapter ring with applied Arabic numerals, pierced foliate spandrels, and subsidiary chime/silent, fast/slow, and chime selection (Whittington/Westminster) dials in the arch, eight-day, chain fusee, time, strike, and dual chime on eight bells or four gongs movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 19 in. $3,000-5,000 64 J.E. Caldwell Dual-chime Library Clock, England, Gothic-inspired carved pagodatop mahogany case with side frieze of pierced arches, fabric-backed pierced wood side sound frets, all on carved foliate feet, composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, chime/silent lever above twelve, subsidiary fast/slow and chime selector dials in the arch, eight-day, chain fusee, time, strike, and Westminster chime on gongs or chime on ten bells movement, regulated by a pendulum, ht. 31 in. $1,500-2,500

65 Ebonized Quarter-hour Chiming Bracket Clock, J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1890, flat-top case with four brass finials surrounding the hinged repoussé dome lid picturing “Father Time” and winged serpents for accessing the mechanism, six repoussé scrolled floral decorated panels surrounding the tombstone-shaped door, composite brass dial with a Roman numeral silvered chapter ring, chime/silent, slow/ fast, and Westminster Chimes/Eight Bells Chime subsidiary dials in arch, applied cast brass spandrels, blued-steel pierced hands, and silvered boss reading as above, similar decorated side panels marked JC Jennens London, and serpent-style bail handles, all resting on four scrolled feet, eight-day, threetrain fusee movement with gong strike, and quarter-chime on nine bells movement with engraved back plate and pendulum, with repeat on demand, ht. 26 in. $3,000-4,000

68 Junghans Art Nouveau Shelf Clock, Germany, c. 1900, scroll and floral patinated copper finish case supporting the clock with silvered Arabic numeral dial, sinuous hands, and a one-day, spring-powered, time-only movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 17 in. $50-75

66 Winterhalder & Hofmeier Mahogany Cottage Clock with Alarm, Germany, 19th century, flat-top case with hinged door having inlaid lower panel, zinc painted Roman numeral dial, brass alarm disc, thirty-hour brass mechanism stamped W & H SCH on the back plate, ht. 9 1/2 in. $100-150

70 Latarse Morbier Clock, France, pressed brass dial surround, 8-in. enamel Roman numeral dial marked Latarse, a Longwy, posted frame, eight-day time, strike, and alarm movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a folding pendulum, ht. of movement only 15 in. $100-150

67 Winterhalder & Hofmeier Chime Clock, Germany, c. 1900, dome-top mahogany veneer case with five urn finials, fabric-backed, pierced brass, side sound frets, on brass paw feet, composite brass dial with matted center, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, applied spandrels and subsidiary fast/slow and chime selector dials in the arch, eight-day time, strike, and chime on eight bells or chime on four gongs movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 29 in. $1,500-2,500

71 Two French Pinwheel Regulator Movements, both with 11-in. porcelain Roman numeral dials, pinwheel escapements, and lyre pendulums, one with nickel dial surround, weight shell and pendulum rods, the other with brass dial surround, weight shell, and alternating pendulum rods, with an associated oak case with gallery top, case ht. 78 in. $600-800

69 Elaborately Carved and Marquetry Inlaid Chime Clock, Germany, late 19th century, scroll-top hood with floral marquetry above the carved griffin-form columns flanking the painted Arabic numeral dial with moon’s age in arch, full-length carved buttresses at the back, serpentine-shaped marquetry waist door flanked by flat reeded columns, base panel with similar decoration, resting on a fully carved scroll-foot base, eight-day time and quarter-chiming movement, ht. 108 in. $1,000-1,500

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72 Japanese Makura Dokei Table Clock, c. 1850, with straight-sided bell above the topmounted balance wheel, floral-engraved front and back plates, 1 1/2-in. revolving dial with adjustable hour and half-hour plaques, fixed pierced steel hand, chain fusee time train and going barrel strike train, in a glazed rosewood case with hidden key drawer and brass carrying handle, ht. with handle extended 6 in. $4,000-6,000

73 Japanese Shaku Dokei or Pillar Clock, traditional-style case with glazed hood and key drawer, all decorated with gilt scrolling foliage decoration done in maki-e lacquer, dual time scales, one with thirteen movable hour characters, the other a reversible lacquered dial, shaped front plate engraved with a floral vine, weight-powered movement with verge escapement regulated by a top-mounted balance wheel, ht. 15 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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74 Bronze Japanese Iron-plate Striking Kake Dokei or Lantern Clock with Alarm, with deep bell secured by twin-scroll nut over the single foliot, iron top and bottom plates support the iron frame, time, strike, and alarm movement with verge escapement regulated by a single foliot, rotating black dial with red center and black outer chapter ring, stationary black hand, all powered by three lead weights and mounted on a wood wall bracket, ht. of clock only 11 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

75 Striking Shaku Dokei or Japanese Pillar Clock, traditional-style wood case with glazed hood and key drawer, the trunk with pierced brass sound frets inset into the sides and time scale with movable hour and halfhour markers attached to the front, brass movement with turned pillars at corners, pierced and engraved front plate and verge escapement regulated by a short pendulum, spring-powered striking mechanism in the trunk, housed in a brass case, and acts as the weight to power the time movement, ht. 30 in. $4,000-6,000

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76 Japanese Shaku Dokei or Pillar Clock with Namagata Dial, the glazed hood over the trunk with brass Namagata dial of thirteen columns with a scale to show the changing hours read against a descending arm attached to the weight, key drawer (with key) in the base, the movement with floral-engraved front plate and turned half-height columns at the front, with verge escapement regulated by a short pendulum, ht. 20 in. $4,000-6,000

77 Large Japanese Striking Shaku Dokei or Pillar Clock, traditional-style wood case with glazed hood and key drawer, the trunk with floral pierced brass sound frets inset into the sides and time scale with movable hour and half-hour markers attached to the front, brass movement with turned pillars at corners, pierced and engraved front plate and verge escapement regulated by a top mounted balance wheel, the crown wheel fit with a butterfly to indicate running of the clock, spring-powered striking mechanism in the trunk, housed in a brass case, and acts as the weight to power the time movement, ht. 25 in. $5,000-7,000


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78 Miniature Silver Minute Repeating Carriage Clock, Switzerland, silver case with Ionic columns on all four corners, those in front flank the 1 1/4-in. enameled Arabic numeral dial marked New York, raised gilt minute markings, oval portraits of a lady on each side, top-mounted minute repeat on command button, sliding bottom panel opens to reveal the hand set and winding knobs, ht. with handle extended 4 in. $3,500-5,500

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79 Miniature Porcelain Panel Carriage Clock, late 19th century, brass and beveled glass case with bamboo columns at corners, porcelain dial and side panels with painted and raised gilt decoration, Roman numeral dial marked for the retailer Jas. Muirhead & Sons, Glasgow, eight-day time-only movement regulated by a silvered platform, ht. with handle extended 4 in. $2,000-3,000

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80 French Miniature Oval Carriage Clock, c. 1890, oval brass and beveled glass case, enamel Roman numeral dial, eight-day time-only movement regulated by a silvered platform with solid balance wheel and roller escapement, ht. with handle extended 3 3/4 in. $400-600


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81 Grand Sonnerie Carriage Clock with Alarm, retailed by Bigelow Kennard, Boston, brass and beveled glass case, enamel Arabic numeral dial with subsidiary alarm dial, eightday time, strike, and alarm, grand sonnerie movement regulated by a silvered platform escapement with top-mounted repeat on command button, rear plate marked in part Made in Paris, ht. with handle extended 7 in. $1,000-1,500 82 Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case, enamel dial with Roman numeral chapter ring and subsidiary seconds below, eight-day time, petite sonnerie strike, and alarm movement, with top-mounted repeat on command button and strike/silent lever on case bottom, ht. with handle extended 6 in. $2,000-4,000

83 Engraved Brass and Porcelain Hour Repeating Carriage Clock, France, c. 1880, the case fully engraved with foliage and flowers, painted porcelain dial and side panels depicting young women frolicking in a garden, dial marked for retailer Grore, Wigmore Street, London, eight-day time and hour strike movement stamped DG in an oval on the back plate, top-mounted repeat on command button, all in original leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 5 1/2 in. $3,500-5,500

84 Drocourt Silvered Brass Anglaise Riche Carriage Clock, 28 Rue Debelleyme, Paris, c. 1900, the four-sided beveled glass case with fluted columns at the corners and dentil molding at the cornice, the brass dial with Roman numerals signed by maker as above with lower alarm dial all against an engineturned mat, eight-day time, strike, alarm, and hour repeat on command movement with original silvered platform escapement and back plate stamped with logo DC with a carriage clock in between and 19108, ht. with handle extended 8 in. Note: Charles Allix, in Carriage Clocks, Their History and Development, p. 438, states in part that Drocourt at the above address made “superb carriage clocks, predominately decorative, and always attractive in appearance.� Known serial numbers range from 1,248 to 35,233. $3,000-5,000 85 Two Striking Carriage Clocks, France, c. 1890, both in brass and beveled glass cases, one with enamel Arabic numeral dial, eightday time and strike movement regulated by a silvered platform escapement, the other with enamel Roman numeral dial and subsidiary alarm dial, eight-day time, petite sonnerie strike, and alarm movement with repeat on demand regulated by a platform escapement, ht. 6 to 6 1/2 in. $250-450

86 Hour Strike Carriage Clock, retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low, brass and beveled glass case, enamel dial with Roman numeral chapter ring marked for retailer, subsidiary alarm dial below, eight-day time, strike, and alarm movement regulated by a silvered platform escapement, all in a leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 6 3/4 in. $200-300 87 Two Time and Alarm Carriage Clocks, France, both in polished brass and beveled glass cases, with enamel Arabic numeral dials with subsidiary seconds below, eight-day time and alarm movements regulated by cylinder platform escapements, in leather carrying cases, ht. with handle extended 5 3/4 in. $200-400

88 Enameled Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, retailed by Andreas Huber, Munich, brass case with enamel panels, enamel Roman numeral dial marked for the retailer, subsidiary seconds below, dial mask with Cupid and putto, sides and back panel depicting courting couples, eight-day time and alarm movement regulated by a platform with solid balance wheel and cylinder escapement, ht. with handle extended 5 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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89 Hour Repeating Carriage Clock with Alarm, France, c. 1890, brass and beveled brass case, gilt gold-tone dial surround with enamel Roman numeral chapter ring and subsidiary Arabic alarm dial below, eight-day time, strike, and alarm with repeat on demand movement regulated by a platform escapement, all in a purple velvet-lined leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 6 3/4 in. $200-400

91 Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, retailed by Frank Herschede Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, gilt-brass and beveled glass case, enamel Roman numeral dial marked for retailer, eight-day time and petite sonnerie strike with repeat on demand, strike/ silent lever on back plate, all regulated by a silvered platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 6 1/2 in. $400-600

90 Pons Hour Repeating Carriage Clock, France, c. 1880, gilt-brass and beveled glass case, enamel Roman numeral dial with subsidiary Arabic alarm dial below, eightday time, bell strike, and alarm movement with repeat on demand, back plate marked Medaille D’Or, Pons, regulated by a silvered platform escapement, all in a velvet-lined leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 6 3/4 in. $300-500

92 Half Grand Sonnerie Repeating Carriage Clock with Alarm, France, c. 1890, giltbrass and beveled glass case, silvered dial mask with enamel Arabic chapter ring and subsidiary alarm dial, eight-day time, grand sonnerie strike on hour and half hour, and alarm movement with full grand sonnerie repeat on demand, regulated by a lever platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 7 in. $2,000-2,500 93 Japy Frères Oval Carriage Clock, Paris, c. 1890, engraved oval brass and glass case, white enamel Roman numeral dial, eightday time and bell strike movement marked by the maker and regulated by a platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 7 in. $300-500

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94 Brass Hour Repeating Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case, enamel Arabic numeral dial, eight-day time and strike movement with repeat on demand, regulated by a platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 6 1/2 in. $150-200

95 Hour Repeating Carriage Clock with Alarm, France, c. 1880, gilt-brass and beveled glass case with barleytwist Corinthian columns at the corners, white enamel Roman numeral dial with alarm below, eight-day time, strike, repeat on demand, and alarm movement marked Paris, L.F., ht. with handle extended 8 in. $2,000-2,500 96 Charles Hour Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case, gilt dial mask with Roman numeral dial marked Bigelow Kennard & Co., Boston, and subsidiary alarm dial, eight-day time, strike, and alarm movement with repeat on command, marked in part: CH. HOUR, all regulated by a platform escapement, with velvet-lined leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 6 3/4 in. $200-400


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97 Two Striking Carriage Clocks, France, c. 1890, both in brass and beveled glass cases with enamel dials and regulated by a silvered platform escapement, one with eight-day time and strike movement with back plate marked H&H, the other with a time, strike, and alarm movement with repeat on demand, ht. with handle extended 5 3/4 to 6 1/2 in. $300-500

99 Gilt-metal and Mother-of-pearl Desk Clock, Paris, a cherub seating atop the domed case with ribbed edge banding and a 1-in. porcelain dial, base with mitered cornered mother-ofpearl panels and egg-and-dart trim, all resting on bun feet, time-only watch mechanism with pierced balance cock and engraved 5614 a Paris, ht. 4 in. $200-300

98 Austrian Quarter-striking Calendar Carriage Clock with Alarm, c. 1860, gilt-brass and beveled glass case, enamel Roman numeral dial with subsidiary calendar and alarm dials, one-day time, quarter strike, and alarm movement with repeat on demand, all regulated by a platform with cylinder escapement and a solid three-arm balance, ht. with handle extended 5 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

100 Two Gilt-decorated Desk Clocks, France and Switzerland, cast-brass case with stepped cornice, applied bronze lower spandrels and side ornaments, hairy paw feet, hinged 1 3/4-in. Arabic numeral porcelain dial with Breguet-style hands, four turned pillar post holding up the nickel-plated plate stamped 122, thirty-hour spring-powered movement; and a black enameled and gilt eight-day alarm clock with applied ornamentation, beveled glass over the 3-in. Roman numeral dial reading Angelus, ht. 4 1/4 to 6 1/2 in. $200-400

101 Two Small Cartel Clocks, a white-painted cast iron E. Ingraham in the form of a bow with a 2-in. Roman numeral enameled dial with seconds bit; a French cast brass cartel clock with a 2-in. white enameled dial with pierced gilt hands and ringed winding hole, marked on mechanism MB with a hammer, thirty-hour platform escapement movement, ht. 10 to 12 in. $300-500 102 Two Swiss Digital Desk Clocks, c. 1930, both in chrome finish with matte dial masks, the time displayed through two openings, the upper for the larger hour numerals and the lower for the minutes, eight-day time-only movement regulated by a lever escapement, ht. 3 3/4 to 4 1/2 in. $300-500 103 Cartier Silver Desk Clock, Switzerland, c. 1925, No. 12414, rectangular silver case marked on the back European Watch & Clock Co., Swiss, Sterling, brass bezel around the Art Deco Roman Numeral dial with guilloche center marked Cartier, with a damascened nickel 11-jewel movement with a platform escapement, in a cloth-lined leather carrying case, ht. 4 1/2 in. $200-300

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104 James Doull Tall Clock with Rocking Ship Automaton, Case Attributed to Thomas Seymour, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1795, mahogany case with pierced fret top, inlaid plinths, and three brass finials, brass stop-fluted freestanding columns flanking the glazed hood door over the painted iron dial signed James Doull, Charlestown., floral spandrels, delicate heart-shaped hands and concave arch with rocking ship and a shore battlement both flying the American flag, banded inlaid rectangular waist flanked by brass stop-fluted quarter-columns, the figured mahogany veneered base with light banding and line inlays all on high ogee feet, brass eight-day time and hour strike movement with two period cast iron weights, ht. 92 in. Note: From the numerous examples of clock cases attributed to Seymour in Robert Mussey, Jr., Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour, it is clear that “Seymour� cases generally have French feet. The present example with a high, angled ogee foot seems to be a variation of the form. The choice of figured mahogany veneer, bright banding, complicated inlays on the plinths and efficient use of lumber further point to the Seymour attribution. For more information please see Robert Mussey, Jr., pp. 55-56, 418-433. $8,000-12,000 105 New England Mahogany Tall Clock, probably New Hampshire, c. 1810, scrolledtop case with swelling freestanding reeded columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial, raised gilt and floral spandrels and a bird in the arch, full-length figured mahogany waist door, and reeded quarter-columns, base with wide edge banding centering the crotch mahogany center, all resting on height French feet, unmarked false plate, eight-day time and hour strike movement, regulated by a pendulum, and two iron weights, ht. 87 in. $2,000-4,000 104, and opposite

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106 Pennsylvania Cherry Tall Clock, c. 1810, swan’s neck hood with simple inlaid rosettes, tapered freestanding columns flanking the 13in. Arabic numeral painted iron dial attributed to Willard & Nolen, with raised gilt, and floral decoration, and unmarked false plate, full-length beaded-edge waist door, over the paneled base, and bracket feet, eight-day, time and hour-strike movement, brass-faced pendulum, and two cast iron weights, ht. 97 in. $500-700

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107 Simon Willard Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795, the case with pierced fret top, cast brass finials, brass fluted, freestanding columns flanking the glazed hood door and painted iron dial with floral spandrels and moon’s age dial in the arch, brass stop fluted quarter-columns flanking the rectangular waist door with line inlay, the base with conforming inlay on ogee bracket feet, eight-day brass movement with hour strike, calendar and moon’s age dial, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and powered by two tin-cased weights, ht. 93 in. $18,000-28,000

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108 A History of Simon Willard Inventor and Clockmaker, the definitive work on Simon Willard by John Ware Willard, copyright 1911, number ten from an edition limited to 500 copies, numerous illustrations and line drawings, formerly the property of J.C. Harvey, 12 3/4, x 9 3/4 in. $300-500


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112 William Cummens “Directions for Putting Up the Timepiece,” Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1810, 6 x 4 1/2-in. printed label with directions for setting up a timepiece or “banjo” clock, describing how to plumb the case so that the pendulum swings free, screwing it to the wall, setting the pendulum in motion, etc., and that these timepieces are made by licence from the Patentee, by William Cummens, Roxbury, (near Boston) Massachusetts., in an antique banded mahogany frame, 7 x 8 x 1/2 in. Note: Nearly identical text is found on printed labels by Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, see Paul Foley, Willard’s Patent Timepieces, p. 49; for an example of a different Cummens label titled Directions to set the Timepiece Agoing, see Husher and Welch, A Study of Simon Willard’s Clocks, p. 95. $300-500

109 Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, signed A. Willard Jr. Boston, ball and steeple finial above the brass-hinged bezel, Roman numeral painted iron dial marked as above, crossbanded inlaid frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, lower depicting a harbor scene with ships, shaped pediment, eight-day time-only movement, pendulum, and weight, ht. 41 in. $600-800

110 “Simon Willard” Patent Alarm Timepiece or “Lighthouse Clock,” Massachusetts, c. 1920-40, bench-made mahogany case with cylindrical midsection, octagonal base with rear friction-fit door and ormolu mount, and cast brass ball feet, porcelain Roman numeral dial inscribed Simon Willard, blued-steel moon hands, and engraved bezel, eight-day brass movement with passing strike on a turned bell with acanthus leaf ball finial, brass-faced pendulum suspended by a “T-bridge” powered by an iron weight, and all under a glass dome with ball finial, ht. 29 in. $10,000-12,000 111 Simon Willard & Son Chronometer Timing Receipt, No. 9 Congress Street, Boston, Massachusetts, December 28, 1868, an invoice for services provided to Captain Jones on a Negus chronometer including keeping rating for 45 mos., signed Rec. Pay, S. Willard & Son, framed, 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. $200-300

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113 Simon Willard Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1805, the mahogany case with painted iron Roman numeral dial with 15-minute markings and gold band around the perimeter, crossbanded inlaid frames enclose reverse-painted tablets, the lower in a sunburst pattern in gold, blue, and ochre and inscribed S. Willard’s Patent, the waist glass flanked by cast brass side ornaments, of the oak leaf and acorn pattern with blue and gold border, uniform cut head encloses the eight-day time-only deadbeat escapement movement with T-bridge, through bolts to fasten in the case, all regulated by a pendulum and powered by a lead weight, ht. 34 in. $6,000-8,000 114 Aaron Willard “Bride’s” Shelf Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1820, cherry case with stenciled finial plinth and pillow molding at the base, brass paw feet, reverse-painted tablets enclosed in gilded rope-molded frames, the upper marked Aaron Willard/Boston with gilt stenciled flowers and scrolls, the lower with classical shepherd boy in a blue suit and two sheep, Roman numeral dish dial, eight-day brass time-only movement, (lacking pendulum and weight), ht. 32 in. $1,000-1,500


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115 David Wood Cherry Tall Clock, Newburyport, Massachusetts, c. 1810, archtop hood with pierced fret, ball and spire brass finials mounted on three fluted plinths, tapering turned columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron “Wilson� dial marked D. Wood, raised gilt floral-decorated spandrels and birds in the arch, seconds bit and date aperture, brass-mounted quarter-columns flanking the thumbmolded full-length rectangular waist door, all resting on straight bracket feet, eightday time and hour strike brass movement, with false plate stamped Wilson, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and strap brass rod, and powered by two tin-cased lead weights, ht. 82 in. with finials. $7,000-9,000

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116 Levi and Abel Hutchins Mahogany Tall Clock, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1800, the hood with pierced fret top and three brass finials, glazed hood door over the painted iron Arabic numeral “Osborne” dial with allegorical figure in the arch and bird and leaf spandrels, signed L. & A. Hutchins/Concord, flanked by two freestanding reeded hood columns, the crossbanded waist door with dark and light sapwood banding flanked by reeded quarter-columns capped with brass, over the base with conforming banding and a splayed French foot and scalloped apron, eight-day time and strike movement with hour strike on a bell regulated by a pendulum and powered by two tin-cased weights, ht. 99 in.

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117 Philander Noble Cherry Tall Clock, Westfield, Massachusetts, c. 1830, scroll-top hood above the brass capital, reeded and tapered columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial with floral spandrels and an urn and birds in arch, molded edge full-length waist door with mahogany edge banding and string-inlaid oval in center being flanked by turned wood capital reeded columns, base with similar waist door decoration, eight-day, time and hour strike movement with wooden barrels, cutout plates, and rear plate engraved in script Philander Nobel Westfield May 1830 with a six-petal flower, two-part pendulum, and two lead weights, ht. 92 in. $3,000-5,000

118 Grain-painted William Leavenworth Wood Movement Tall Clock with Alarm, Albany, New York, c. 1810, swan’s neck hood with freestanding turned columns flanking the Roman numeral wooden dial with raised gilt and painted fan spandrels, and floral decorated arch, marked W. Leavenworth Albany, with central alarm disc, and seconds bit, turned quarter-columns flanking the simulated inlaid waist door, all resting on a flared shaped base, thirty-hour wooden movement, time, and hour strike movement with separate alarm mechanism on the side, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, and two tin-cased weights, ht. 90 in. Provenance: Sotheby’s, 1996. Note: For extensive information on Leavenworth and his family please see Spittlers and Bailey, Clockmakers and Watchmakers of America, p. 249. $1,000-1,500

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119 New Hampshire Grain-painted Tall Clock, c. 1810, arch-top hood with freestanding columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial with floral spandrels and a bird in the arch, seconds bit and calendar aperture, molded waist door with brass-mounted quarter-columns, all resting on high straight French feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement with half-moon cutouts on plates and false plate reading Osborne’s Manufactory Birmingham, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 85 in. Provenance: Sotheby’s, June 17th and 18th 1997, Lot 667. $1,500-2,500

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120 John Wood Sr. Walnut Eight-day Tall Clock, Stretch’s Corner Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1720, the sarcophagus top with three ball finials resting on a flat molded top cornice over the glazed hood door with engaged columns, composite brass dial signed on the maker’s boss John Wood/Philadelphia, Roman numeral chapter ring with half and quarterhour markings, seconds bit, recessed date dial, ringed winding holes and cast brass spandrels, replacement hands, figured walnut rectangular waist door over the raised plinth and molded flat base, eight-day time and hour strike movement with founder’s mark “A” engraved on back plate, four ring-decorated pillars, recoil escapement, top mounted bell, and count wheel strike component attached to the great wheel all regulated by a period pendulum, two period lead weights and original winding key, ht. 94 in. Note: American domestic clocks from the first half of the 18th century are extremely rare. In the bustling colonial center of Philadelphia, John Wood Sr. was among the earliest of a small group, which included Peter Stretch. Stretch’s clocks and work are comprehensively detailed in Donald L. Fennimore and Frank L. Hohmann, III Stretch, America’s First Family of Clockmakers. This study documents nearly identical work with Stretch’s square dial examples to that of John Wood Sr., all showing the similar hand in the ring-decorated pillars, escapements and count wheel strike system; Fennimore and Hohmann, pp. 132-163. $20,000-40,000


121 Timothy Chandler Maple Tall Clock, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1795, rosette-decorated swan’s neck hood above the freestanding fluted columns, flanking the engraved Roman numeral sheet brass dial reading Timothy Chandler Concord in the arch, full-length waist door, all resting on bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement with halfmoon cutouts on plates, paint-decorated pendulum bob and two cast iron weights, ht. 81 in. $1,000-1,500

122 Levi & Abel Hutchins Birch Tall Clock, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1790, carved rosettes terminating the swan’s neck pediment, freestanding turned columns flanking the five-piece sheet brass Roman numeral dial with arch reading Levi & Abel Hutchins Concord with scrollwork decoration, seconds bit and calendar aperture, tombstoneshaped waist door, and short step-molded base, brass, eight day time and hour strike movement with half-moon cutouts on plates, regulated by a brassfaced pendulum with wooden rod and two tin-cased weights, ht. 85 in. Note: According to S. and T. Spittler and C. Bailey’s book Clockmakers and Watchmakers of America by Name and Place, Levi and Abel worked together in Concord New Hampshire from 1786 to 1803. $5,000-7,000

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123 Gawen Brown Eight-day Walnut Tall Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1765, the hood with sarcophagus top capping the flat cornice molding, glazed dial door with engaged columns over the composite brass dial with Roman, numerals and name boss in the arch engraved Gawen Brown/Boston, matted center, second’s bit and recessed date with cast brass spandrels, rectangular waist door, and thumb-molded flat base, eight-day, time and hour strike movement with two cast iron weights and pendulum, ht. 88 in. $2,000-4,000

124 Aaron Smith Thirty-hour Pine Tall Clock, Ipswich, Massachusetts, June 29th, 1781, case with broad, flat crown molding over a glazed door over the composite brass 10-in. dial with pewter Roman numeral chapter ring, brass name boss in the arch engraved Aaron Smith/June ye 29th/1781 and gilt pewter spandrels, wrought iron hands, the whole flanked by engaged plain columns, the waist section with rectangular door and wrought iron “H” hinges, all on a flat, molded base, the posted iron frame thirty-hour movement with recoil escapement, rear-mounted count wheel strike, chain suspension of a period canon ball weight in a wrought iron frame and lead counterweight, ht. 84 in.

125 Reuben Tower Patent Timepiece with Alarm or “Banjo” Clock, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1820, timepiece-form mahogany case with wooden bezel over the painted iron Roman numeral dial faintly inscribed R. Tower/Hingham, engraved brass alarm disk with Arabic numerals, pierced steel hands, alarm bell and brass finial mounted above, half-rounded frames enclose reversepainted tablets all with mustard background, the waist with gold leaf floral decoration, the box with gold leaf eagle and Federal shield, eight-day time and integral alarm movement with recoil escapement regulated by a pendulum and powered by lead time and alarm weights, ht. 34 in. $2,500-4,500

Provenance: Garth’s Auctions, November 26, 1999, Lot 126. Note: For a related Aaron Smith example please see Battison and Kane, The American Clock, 1725-1865, pp. 62-65; another example seen at Northeast Auctions, August 6, 2006, Lot 1628. $2,500-3,500

126 Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Roman numeral painted dial above the beveled frames, and brass side ornaments, reverse-painted tablets, lower one depicting a ship’s battle scene, eight-day time-only movement, ht. 33 in. $300-500

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127 Mahogany Paneled Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, c. 1830, brass finial surmounting the Roman numeral painted iron dial signed Abel Stowell Charlestown, Mass, beveled-edge moldings framing veneered panels, lower box with a brass-mounted lenticle in the center, eight-day time-only brass timepiece with lead weight, and pendulum, ht. 32 in. $1,500-2,500

128 Mahogany “Harp Pattern” or Lyre Clock, Massachusetts, c. 1825, turned wood bezel over the Roman numeral painted iron dial, carved lyre-form midsection with inset panel, lower box with half round moldings, and hinged door, eight-day brass timepiece movement with ears on back plate for attaching to case, pendulum and iron weight, ht. 40 in. $1,000-1,500

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129 Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, attributed to David Williams, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1830, turned wood bezel over the painted iron Roman numeral dial, mahogany panels in throat and lower door with ormolu decoration inset in beveled frames, throat flanked by wood side ornaments, eight-day brass “A frame” movement powered by a cast iron weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 38 in. Note: “A frame” plates and method of pendulum attachment are related to other Newport clocks. For further information see Willard’s Patent Timepieces by Paul J. Foley. $400-600 130 Bishop & Bradley Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock, Watertown, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt spandrels and center decoration, lower tablet depicting a village scene, interior label reading in part Patent Clocks Invented by Eli Terry, Made by Bishop & Bradley, thirtyhour, time and strike, wooden movement, ht. 30 1/2 in. $600-800

131 Joseph Ives Looking Glass Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1820, mahogany scroll-top case with three giltwood urn finials, full-length door with reverse-painting enclosing the painted Roman numeral dial with teardrop blued-steel hands flanked by bird’s-eye maple corbels, reeded flat columns flank the looking glass over the lower reverse-painting on glass depicting a house by a lake, the blue spongepainted interior housing an eight-day iron plate movement with roller pinions, rack striking, two iron weights and long drop pendulum, ht. 54 in. $1,500-2,500

132 Frank Durgan Striking New Hampshire Mirror Clock, Andover, c. 1830, mahogany veneered case with flaring cornice, full-length door with beveled frames surrounding the stenciled and reverse-painted tablet, painted Roman numeral iron dial signed F. Durgan/ Andover N.H., lower looking glass, eight-day time and count wheel strike on a wire gong with half-moon cutout plates, outboard tin fly, offset pendulum stud, and unusual count wheel of graduated distances of holes on the great wheel, all powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a two-part pendulum, ht. 32 in. Note: Charles Parsons, New Hampshire Clocks and Clockmakers, p. 217, shows this rare variant of a striking New Hampshire movement. He states that the illustrated movement, identical to the present example, was made by Clark Durgan and only two have been found. The relationship between Clark and Frank is presently unknown. $800-1,200

133 George Marsh Hollow Column Clock, Connecticut, c. 1832, mahogany veneered case with carved eagle splat, round hollow Doric columns flanking the round, painted wood, Arabic numeral dial, reverse-painted lower door glass, label inside marked in part: Patent Brass Eight-Day Clocks Manufactured for George Marsh & Co., all on carved paw feet, eight-day Ives strap brass movement powered by two lead weights which descend through the columns and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 38 in. Provenance: Peter Mitchell, Mitchell Inn, Middletown, New York. Note: The present clock is illustrated in Early American Clocks, Vol. III, by Dan Maust, 1975, p. 72; American Clocks and Clock Makers, by Carl Drepperd, p. 101 (illus.); NAWCC Bulletin, February 1949, whole number 27, p. 564; and American Antiques Journal, April 1949, p. 19. The lot is accompanied by a copy of Antiques Journal, Drepperd, and the NAWCC bulletin. $4,000-6,000

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134 J.C. Brown Rosewood Acorn Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, dial mat painted on glass, lower transfer-painted glass depicting and marked Residence of J.C. Brown, Esq./ Bristol, Ct. within a maker’s boss, “acornshaped” case form with conforming side ornaments capped with acorns, brass lyre-shaped movement stamped Forestville Manufacturing Company/Bristol/Conn/USA with detached wooden fusees, and pendulum, ht. 25 in. $5,000-7,000

135 Birge & Fuller “Double Candlestick” Wagon Spring Steeple Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, mahogany case, painted zinc Roman numeral dial, geometric reverse-painted tablets, printed paper label on backboard reading in part: Patent Accelerating Lever Spring, Eight Day Brass Clocks...Birge & Fuller, Bristol Conn., brass, eight-day time and strike movement powered by a leaf springmounted in the base, ht. 26 in. $3,000-5,000

136 A.D. Crane Year-duration Torsion Clock, New York, c. 1846, ebonized case with four freestanding columns, gilt capitals, pressed brass dial surround and applied case decoration, frosted glass tablet, paper dial under glass marked Year Clock Co., New York, A.D. Crane’s Patent, interior lined with green paper and a printed maker’s label stating in part: Crane’s Patent Twelve Month Clocks, Manufactured by The Year Clock Co., 35 Cortland Street, New York, all housing a year-duration, brass, spring-powered, fusee movement regulated by a six-ball pendulum, ht. 22 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000 137 Standard Box Skeleton Clock by Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, Ithaca, New York, c. 1870, carved swag-decorated finial atop the walnut case with ebony trim, and arched-top glass case panels, Roman numeral skeletonized 4 1/8-in. dia. silvered time dial, 6-in. dia. calendar dial with Arabic numerals, printed silver and black day and month drums, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement, and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 22 in. $10,000-15,000

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138 Louis E. Meyer “Grand Complication” Skeleton Clock, St. Charles, Missouri, 1876, the ebonized pedestal supports two columns with maker’s boss and dates, the object left reads: Made by L.E. Meyer/St. Charles, MO/1876, object right Destroyed/ by a Tornado/Feb. 27th 1876/Restored/1877; the three-train movement winding through the front of the pedestal, powers seven dials, automata and two globes, the center dial showing hours, minutes and seconds with a five-wheel train behind, deadbeat escapement, adjustable beat setting and 10-in. (effective length), five-bar, steel and possibly German silver grid iron compensating pendulum with cast brass decorative bob, all capped with a geared “rise and fall” mechanism and cast soldier finial, below a Leap Year indicator dial, and finally the day, date and month; on the object’s right side top, a rotating world globe, below degrees of longitude each hour and meridian for twenty-four places on the globe, below, a pair of winged automata with hammers to strike the bell on the quarter hour and flanking the main dial on the left, another automaton striking the hours on a bell under a revolving

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moon and lunar calendar; object’s right lower dial for length and decrease of days, vernal and autumnal equinox, summer and winter solstice indications with quarter striking count wheel movement behind, the opposing dial for sunrise/set, equation of time, weeks and days of the year with hour striking movement behind and both listed for Latitude 39 (approximately that for St. Charles); all under a glass dome, ht. 20 in. Provenance: By descent from the original maker. Note: It is possible that this clock was made for display at The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia. The exhibition opened May 10th and ran through November 10th showing trade masterpieces, the latest inventions and even a mock monorail. The many thousands of visitors to the event were likely denied a look a Meyer’s masterpiece as it was destroyed by a tornado on February 27, 1876 back in St. Charles. The clock was restored by the maker in 1877 as stated on the object’s right engraved shield. $20,000-40,000

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139 Welch Spring & Company No. 2 Wall Regulator, Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1879, rosewood case with an 18-in. painted Roman numeral zinc dial with seconds bit, clear glass lower tablet, black flock backboard, cast-brass beat scale reading Welch, Spring & Co. Forestville, Conn., eight-day time-only mechanism, powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum with gilt rod, ht. 56 in. $1,500-2,500

140 William L. Gilbert No. 4 Regulator, [then] Winstead, Connecticut, c. 1881, walnut and rosewood veneered case with a carved bust in arch, full-length arch-top glazed waste door, 8-in. Roman numeral paper dial with seconds bit, applied carved floral decoration on the lower plinth, eight-day time-only movement with a deadbeat escapement, silvered beat scale on case bottom, wood rod with a brassfaced pendulum bob, and a brass-cased weight, ht. 48 in. $700-900 141 Seth Thomas Office Calendar No. 1, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1875, 12-in. Roman numeral upper dial and 14-in. Arabic numeral calendar dial below with day and month indicators, and marked Patented Feb. 15, 1876, eight-day time-only movement, lead weight and pressed brass-covered pendulum bob, original paper label behind the door, ht. 40 in. $800-1,200 140

142 Seth Thomas Oak No. 2 Wall Regulator, glazed wooden bezel over the 12-in. painted iron Arabic numeral dial, brass, eight-day timeonly movement with deadbeat escapement and maintaining power, wooden pendulum rod and a brass-cased weight, ht. 36 in. $400-600 143 Seth Thomas Mahogany “Arch Top” Mantel Clock with Alarm, c. 1880, the flat and stepped-top case with a molded arch above the Roman numeral zinc dial with “S & T” hands, and alarm disc in center, hinged door with half-round bezel frame and lower panel, resting on an ogee-style base, original label on interior backboard, eight-day time, strike, and alarm, spring-powered mechanism, ht. 15 1/2 in. $400-600

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144 E. Ingraham 18-inch Gilt Gallery Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, molded gilt frame with hinged bezel, zinc Roman numeral dial, shaped steel hands, eight-day time-only movement marked as above, overall dia. 24 in. $1,500-2,500 145 E. Ingraham Rosewood “Ionic” Wall Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, turned wooden bezels, 11 1/2-in. Roman numeral painted zinc dial with Gothic-style hands, black and gold transfer-decorated lower tablet, and an eight-day time-only movement stamped E. Ingraham, regulated by a 4 1/2-in. dia. brass-faced pendulum bob with floral embellishments attached to the faux grid iron rod, ht. 22 in. $200-400

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146 Waterbury Oak Wall Clock, pressed and applied decorated clock with a 6-in. Roman numeral paper dial, arched-top full-length waist door, eight-day time and strike springpowered movement, ht. 32 in. $200-400

147 Welch, Spring & Co. “Auber B.W.” Calendar Shelf Clock, c. 1870, walnut arch-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the 12-in. Roman numeral and day-of-the-week upper dial, with calendar dial below, brassstrap, eight-day time and strike movement with half moon top, B.B. Lewis perpetual calendar below with interior label, pendulum tie-down, and two cast iron weights, ht. 41 1/2 in. $1,500-3,500

148 Ansonia Jumper No. 1 Bobbing Doll Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, brass stand and case, printed Roman numeral dial with Ansonia logo, thirty-hour time-only movement with seated bisque doll bobbing on a swing as the pendulum regulator, ht. 15 1/2 in. $600-800

149 Ansonia Jumper No. 2 Bobbing Doll Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, spelter and tin case and stand with printed Roman numeral dial with Ansonia logo, thirty-hour time-only movement with the seated bobbing doll used as a pendulum regulator, ht. 14 1/2 in. $600-800

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150 Ansonia Walnut “Medin” Wall Clock, Ansonia Clock Co., carved and pressed floral decorated crest above the arch-top full-length glazed door with fluted columns and engaged side ornaments, 8-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial with brass bezel and sunk center with seconds bit, skeletonized nickel-plated and brass eight-day time and strike weightpowered movement, with beat scale reading Ansonia Clock Co., original paper label on back, ht. 51 in. $500-700

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151 Ansonia “Elysian” Crystal Regulator, Ansonia Clock Company, urn-top gilt case with beveled glass panels, 4-in. Arabic numeral dial with sunk outside escapement, scrolled feet and faux mercury two-jar pendulum, eight-day time and strike mechanism, ht. 16 in. $250-350 152 Chelsea “Constitution” Ship’s Bell Clock, 5 1/2-in. Arabic numeral silvered dial housed in a bronze case with a hinged bezel, eight-day time and ship’s bell strike movement, ht. 9 in. $300-500

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153 Two Chelsea Ship’s Bell Clocks and a Barometer, all with 4-in. silvered dials, brass cases, and mahogany stands, barometer and one clock with screw bezels, the other clock with hinged bezel, eight-day time and ship’s bell strike mechanism. $300-400 154 Waterbury Willard No. 3 “Banjo” Clock, Connecticut, c. 1910, 8-in. porcelain Arabic numeral dial, mahogany case with applied gilt-metal beading on the frames enclosing the reverse-painted glass tablets, the lower marked Hull, brass, eight-day time-only movement powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 44 in. $600-800


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155 Waltham Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Waltham, Massachusetts, 20th century, segmented hinged bezel, Arabic numeral painted dial signed Waltham, halfround moldings enclosing the gilt, white, and blue reverse-painted glasses, rounded side lower box, molded and carved pediment, eight-day time-only brass movement with maintaining power and deadbeat escapement, marked Waltham Watch Co. USA, wooden rod pendulum and lead weight, ht. 40 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

156 Attleboro Walnut Wall Regulator, Attleboro, Massachusetts, c. 1880, ogee-shaped hinged bezel opening to a 12 1/2-in. zinc Roman numeral dial, black and gold lower tablet over a stepped plinth, brass eight-day timeonly movement, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob, gilt wooden pendulum rod, and a cast iron weight, ht. 31 in. $400-600

157 Walter Durfee “Harp-pattern Timepiece” or Lyre Clock, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1910, mahogany case with brass bezel over the painted zinc Roman numeral dial signed Walter H. Durfee/Providence, the midsection with carved lyre detail with scroll, acanthus leaf, and fan over a reverse-painted tablet with gold “strings” and leafage against a red and green ground, lower carved pedestal and gilt spelter eagle finial, eight-day time-only brass movement marked on the front plate 5846, with maintaining power, Geneva stop, and deadbeat escapement regulated by a pendulum and powered by a lead weight, ht. 37 in. $4,000-6,000

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158 Walter Durfee & Co. Oak Tall Clock, Providence, Rhode Island, early 20th century, brass-mounted swan’s neck pediment over the rope-turned Corinthian brass capital columns flanking the brass composite Arabic numeral dial with moon’s age in the arch, applied spandrels, seconds subsidiary dial, date aperture, and name boss reading Walter Durfee & Co. Providence, carved shell-top waist door with beveled glass, paneled base with similar brass capital ropetwist columns, all resting on carved paw feet, eight-day time and strike mechanism, regulated by a brass-faced wooden rod pendulum and two brass-cased weights, ht. 99 in. with finial. $3,000-5,000 159 E. Howard Floor Clock, stained pine case with dome-top hood, hinged bezel, Roman numeral painted zinc dial, turned columns flanking the paneled midsection, lower paneled base, all resting on a bracket base, brass, eight-day movement marked E. Howard & Co. Boston 26/8, Geneva stop and recoil escapement, wooden pendulum rod with damascened bob and a cast iron weight marked 27, ht. 80 in. $800-1,200

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160 E. Howard & Co. No. 5 Regulator, Boston, c. 1874, the rosewood grain-painted case with painted iron Roman numeral dial signed E. Howard & Co. Boston, half-round moldings frame the black, gold, and maroon reverse-painted glasses, eight-day timepiece movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston powered by an iron weight marked 5, and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, ht. 28 1/2 in. $400-600

161 E. Howard & Co. Watchman’s Clock, Boston, oak case with a full-length arch-top glazed door, 12-in. Roman numeral painted zinc dial with oak bezel marked E. Howard & Co. Boston, eight-day time-only, weightdriven movement stamped as above with an electromagnetic watch clock movement below with a paper time recording dial, movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston Patented, with movement number stamped 1733 below, brass-cased weight, and a later pendulum, ht. 56 in. $700-900

163 H.H. Heinrich Eight-day Marine Chronometer, No. 644, New York, c. 1880, silvered, 4 1/2-in. Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds and up/down sector, marked H.H. Heinrich, New York, No. 644, chain fusee movement with spotted plates, spring detent escapement, maintaining power, split bimetallic balance, helical balance spring, in a fully gimbaled brass bowl with screw bezel, three-tier, brass-bound, rosewood box with brass carrying handles and maker’s plaque marked as the dial, ht. 9, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 8 3/4 in. $12,000-15,000

162 Howard & Davis No. 4 Regulator, Boston, c. 1850, with rosewood grain-painted mahogany case, black and gold reverse-painted glasses in throat and lower door, painted iron Roman numeral dial marked Howard & Davis, Boston, unmarked, eight-day time-only movement powered by a cast iron weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 32 in. $1,500-2,500

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164 James Stoddard 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, London, c. 1860, No. 14689, engraved gold-tone dial with applied Roman numerals, key-wind, key set, chain fusee movement marked James Stoddard, St. John’s Square, London, regulated by a lever escapement with a solid three-arm balance, in an 18kt gold swing-out case, dia. 40 mm, 46 g. $200-400

165 T. Cooper and Four Other Watches, enamel Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds, cuvette marked in part Detached Lever, Thirteen Jewels, T.T. Cooper, London, keywind, key-set, bar type movement, a Swiss “8 Days” with balance wheel visible through the dial, a Harman open-face watch with alarm, a Lancet, and an Army & Navy with printed paper dial, dia. 46 to 52 mm. $200-400

166 May Silver Verge Watch, London, c. 1700, No. 32, silver case marked RC, hinged bezel with convex glass crystal over the champlevé dial marked BEST, London, with arcaded Roman numeral chapter ring and brass hands, swing-out verge movement with chain fusee marked May, London, 32, Egyptian-style pillars, pierced balance cock with engraved foot and Tompion-style silvered regulator framed by pierced fret, dia. 45 mm. $600-800

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167 Three Silver English Verge Watches, 19th century, all three with chain fusee movements, pierced balance cocks and unmarked enamel dials, two pair case: one with Arabic numeral dial, movement with silver regulating dial and marked W. Hume, London, 5455, the other with bold Roman numeral dial, movement marked Ballard, Cranbrook, 77202; and a consular hunter case with Arabic numeral dial, silver regulating disc, and movement signed in part: J.C. Moore, No. 8179, dia. 54 to 58 mm. $200-400


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168 Three English Silver Fusee Lever Watches, late 19th century, all three with chain fusee lever escapement movements in silver openface cases, a white enamel Roman numeral dial marked Sir John Bennett, London, movement marked with maker’s name and 64&65 Cheapside, London, 44827, and two with silver dials and applied gold Roman numerals, one with movement marked I Wiseman, Hamilton, 61166, the other with dust cover marked John Forrest, 35406, London EC, movement marked London, chronometer maker to the Admiralty, dia. 50 to 58 mm. $300-500 169 Four Silver English Key-wind Watches, 19th century, a consular hunter case watch with enamel Roman numeral dial marked T.R. Russell, 18 Church Street, Liverpool, fusee lever movement marked as the dial and 86590, Maker to the Queen; and three openface: a dial marked H. Samuel, 97 Market St., Manchester, lever escapement with going barrel marked as the dial and 19518, an M.J. Tobias with bar type movement, and one unsigned, wind through the front, chain fusee movement, dia. 52 to 56 mm. $200-400

170 Three Silver English Key-wind Lever Watches, late 19th century, all in open-face silver cases with enamel Roman numeral dials, two with double going barrels: an unmarked dial, movement marked Reversing Pinion, No. 430887, and a dial marked Dyson & Sons, Leeds & Wakefield, and movement marked 30183; and a chain fusee movement with a dial marked T. Milner, Wigan, movement marked as the dial and 31152, dia. 51 to 56 mm. $300-500 171 Three Watch Holders, 19th and 20th century, a rosewood and bone example in the form of a scalloped-top dressing table with drawer and hinged mirror, ht. 9; a mahogany Sheraton-form holder with floral marquetry, ht. 10; and an easel-form on a heavy candlesticktype base, ht. 6 in. $200-400 172 Group of English Watches and Movements for Parts, various makers, several in silver cases by makers such as Tweedy of Newcastle, John Cross of London, Milden of Liverpool, and George Hart Bros. of Stortford, five other watches and four movements. $300-500

173 M.I. Tobias & Company Detached Patent Lever Tricolor Gold Open Face Watch, Liverpool, England, No. 21160, the open face case marked 18, serial number as above and J.L. & B., gold Roman numeral dial, tricolor gold leaf and floral decoration around the perimeter and within the chapter ring, seconds dial and moon hands all against an engine-turned ground, swing out movement signed M.I. Tobias & Co./Liverpool/21160, engraved balance bridge and foot marked Patent/Detached, “Liverpool window� jewels and diamond cap jewel on bimetallic balance, maintaining power and fitted dust cover exposing balance bridge, all in a tooled leather travel case with red felt interior, dia. 50 mm, 101 g. $1,200-1,800 174 Two Tobias Watches and a Movement, Liverpool, all three key-wind movements, two 4-jewel bridge movements with cylinder escapement: one with enamel dial in an engraved silver open-face case, the other with a guilloche and engraved dial with applied Roman numerals, in an 18kt gold open-face case; the movement, with chain fusee and lever escapement, has engraved gold-tone dial with applied Roman numerals, with two gold-filled chains, dia. 45 to 49 mm. $300-500

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175 S.I. Tobias & Co. 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, Liverpool, No. 10169, tricolor gold dial with engraved eagle in the center, key-wind, key-set movement marked S.I. Tobias & Co., Liverpool, 10169, in a 18kt gold guilloche and engraved open-face case, dia. 47 mm, 90 g. $300-500 176 Joseph Johnson 16kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Liverpool, No. 42875, enamel Roman numeral dial marked Joseph Johnson, 25 Church St., Liverpool, key-wind, key-set, chain fusee movement, in a consular, guilloche hunter case, dia. 54 mm, 126 g. $400-600 177 Bainbridge Silver Verge Watch, Dublin, No. 4555, c. 1790, enamel Roman numeral dial and spade hands, full plate, key-wind, chain fusee, movement with verge escapement, marked with maker’s name, location and number as above, elaborately pierced balance cock with grotesque mask and engraved foot, in a hallmarked silver swing-out case, dia. 52 mm. $250-450

178 Group of English Watch Movements, London and Liverpool, approximately thirty movements, some with dials and most being chain fusee movements with a variety of escapements, London makers including F.B. Adams, James Little, Charles Frodsham, Thornhill Bros & Co., Tomlin, and Whitehead, Liverpool makers include D. Brothers, Craven, Davies John Johnson, Jones, Henry Mortimer, John Penlington, and Tobias, and some made for foreign retailers such as Jeffrey R. Brackett, Boston, Julius Cornelius, Halifax, N.S., Hyde & Goodrich, New Orleans, and Lowell & Senter, Portland, Maine. $300-500

179 Mappin & Webb 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, Switzerland, silver-tone dial with applied gold Roman numerals marked for the retailer Mappin & Webb, London, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, sunk subsidiary seconds, stem-wind, stem-set, damascened nickel movement marked 15 Jewels, 4 Adjust, Swiss, in a guilloche open-face case, dia. 48 mm, 63 g. $800-1,200 180 Ulysse Breting 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Locle, Switzerland, No. 11865, white enamel Roman numeral dial marked Ulysse Breting, Locle, key-wind, key-set, 13-jewel, Swiss bar-type movement, cuvette marked with maker’s name, location, and number as above and Anchor Straight Line, 13 Jewels, in a guilloche hunter case, dia. 43 mm, 59 g. $300-500

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181 Audemars 18kt Gold Minute Repeating Chronograph Watch, Brassus & Geneva, Switzerland, no. 13012, plain 18kt gold hunter case marked Warranted 18K, 13012, cuvette engraved with serial number above and Ls. Audemars, Brassus & Geneva, enamel Roman numeral dial marked Ls. Audemars, Brassus & Geneve, with subsidiary seconds below, stemwind, lever-set movement marked as the dial with repeat slider and sweep center activation pusher on case band, dia. 54 mm, 144 g. $3,000-5,000 182 Two Swiss 14kt Gold Watches, one with an enamel Roman numeral dial marked Agassiz, stem-wind, lever-set movement marked as the dial an 50386, in a guilloche hunter case, dia. 35 mm, 44 g, the other with tricolor gold Roman numeral dial, cuvette marked in part Marchand Perret, Chx-de-Fonds, 13 Jewels, key-wind, key-set movement in an engraved open-face case, dia. 41 mm, 45 g. $300-500

183 Guille Pardoux 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Geneva, No. 51078, enamel Roman numeral dial marked Guille Pardoux, Geneva, key-wind and set bar-type movement, cuvette marked with maker’s name, location, and number as above and Straight Line Lever, Full Jeweled, in a guilloche and engraved hunter case, dia. 43 mm, 55 g. $400-600


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184 H. Mathey Peytieu 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, Switzerland, c. 1860, engraved goldtone dial with applied Roman numerals, keywind, key-set, bar-type movement, cuvette marked H Mathey Peytieu, Locle, Suisse, No. 901, Detached Lever, 13 Jewels, Parachute & Compensation, in a guilloche 18kt open-face case, all in a fabric-lined box, dia. 43 mm, 77 g. $400-600

185 Mathez 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Tramelan, Switzerland, enamel Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds, key-wind, key-set, bar-type, movement, cuvette marked F.H. Mathez, Tramelan, in a guilloche gold hunter case, dia. 47 mm, 92 g. $800-1,200 186 Breguet & Fils Quarter Repeating Key-wind Watch, enamel Arabic numeral dial marked Breguet & Fils, cuvette marked as the dial, key-wind through the dial movement with quarter repeat with a push of the crown, in a Continental silver open-face case, dia. 54 mm. $200-400 187 L.F. Jacot “Franco American Regulator” Watch, Locle, Switzerland, no. 72577, c. 1876, engraved decorated silver case, “Franco American Regulator” centenary commemorative markings on inner lids with the Statue of Liberty symbol, porcelain Roman numeral dial with gilt hands with sunk seconds, stem wind, lever-set, fully jeweled, nickel movement with bimetallic two-arm balance, dia. 52 mm. $300-500

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188 18kt Gold Minute-Repeating Hunter Case Watch, Switzerland, c. 1900, the plain case marked 18k, 6057 and GDV opens to the porcelain Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds and blued steel fleur-de-lis hands, damascened fully jeweled through the center, nickel crown wind, button set movement with visible minute repeat hammers, wire gongs, lever escapement with bimetallic balance, gold timing screws and wolf’s teeth winding, together with a 14kt clasp, dia. 54 mm, wt. 159, clasp 6.6 g. $1,500-2,000 189 Vacheron & Constantin Corps of Engineers Pocket Watch, Geneve, Switzerland, no. 1224, white enameled Arabic numeral dial reading Corps of Engineers U.S.A. Vacheron & Constantin Geneva, luminescent skeleton hands, sunk seconds subsidiary dial, bluedsteel chronograph hand, pin-set, crown activation center seconds, 0.009 silver case, hinged cuvette engraved Vacheron & Constantin Geneva, 20-jewel, lever escapement, no. 384191 movement, dia. 52 mm. Note: By 1920, 3,289 Vacheron & Constantin timepieces had been received by the corps, many being single-button chronographs in sturdy silver cases. $500-700

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190 L.C. Grandjean 18kt Gold Five-minute Repeating Hunter Case Watch, Locle, Switzerland, No. 3827, c. 1900, enamel double-sunk Roman numeral dial marked with maker’s name and location, subsidiary seconds, inscribed cuvette opens to the stem-wind, lever-set movement with bimetallic balance, five minute repeat on two gongs activated by a slide in the case band, in a plain 18kt gold hunter case, dia. 55 mm, 138 g. $5,000-7,000

191 18kt Gold Minute Repeating Hunter Case Watch, Switzerland, c. 1900, enamel Arabic numeral dial with outer five minute markings, sunk seconds, pierced gilt hands, inscribed cuvette opens to the 27-jewel nickel movement with bimetallic compensation balance, wolf’s tooth winding and minute repeat on a gong activated by a slide in the case band, in an 18kt gold hunter case with applied monogram on front cover, dia. 58 mm, 156 g. Note: This watch has a LeCoultre ebauche Cal. 17/20 ZM. $6,000-8,000 192 G. Sandoz Demi-hunter Case Watch and E.V.B. Paperweight Clock, Paris, the demicover with raised Roman numerals over the enamel Roman numeral dial marked Gve. Sandoz, Brevete, cuvette marked in part: Gve. Sandoz, Palais Royal, Paris, 147, movement with roller escapement, in a silver case, dia. 49 mm, and a brass-cased paperweight clock stamped E.V.B., with Roman numeral dial and outer day-of-the-month ring, time-only movement with simple calendar, dia. 69 mm. $250-450


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193 D. Gruen & Sons 14kt Gold Open-face Watch, Dresden, retailed by H. Muhr’s & Sons, Philadelphia, No. 66065, enamel double-sunk dial marked H. Muhr’s Sons, Precision, Philadelphia, movement marked with maker’s and retailer’s names and number as above, in an open-face case, with mourning watch fob ribbon with 14kt gold clips and buckle, dia. 45 mm, 65 g. $250-350 194 Enameled Watch Holder and an Open-face Swiss Watch, early 20th century, holder in the form of a coat of arms with two axes flanking the helmet, with a lion below, shield with gilt clubs through out, Arabic numeral and twentyfour-hour porcelain dial, with a Swiss-bar movement, watch holder ht. 7 in. $200-400

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195 Two Gold Lady’s Watches, one with a green dial with gold Arabic numerals, pierced gold hands, in an 18kt gold guilloche open-face case with back set with diamonds, with an unsigned Swiss bar-type movement, suspended from a conforming watch pin, dia. 27 mm, 31 g, the other a Waltham “Riverside” with enamel Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds, in a guilloche 14kt gold open-face case, suspended from a conforming watch pin set with rubies, dia. 35 mm, 39 g. $400-600

196 Two Enamel and 18kt Gold Ladies’ Watches, both open face 18kt gold guilloche with blue enamel cases, a Waltham “Sapphire” with the case back set with thirteen diamonds and suspended from a chain with matching enamel beads, a LIP Watch Co. 15-jewel movement with the case back set with nine diamonds and a circle of seed pearls, suspended from a dragon watch pin, dia. 29 to 30 mm, 59 g. $400-600

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197 Collection of Gold Watch Chains, 14kt, 10kt, and gold-filled, fifteen 14kt gold chains mostly yellow gold of various styles and lengths, 311 g, two short 10kt gold chains, 11 g, and one gold-filled chain. $2,000-3,000 198 Gold Pocket Watch Chains and Cases, seven 14kt gold chains of varying length and weight with three 14kt gold pocket watch cases, total weight approx. 356 g. $2,000-4,000 199 Lady’s 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, probably Swiss, engraved and engine-turned gold Roman numeral dial, key-wind, key-set, bar-type movement, in a fully engraved openface case, dia. 39 mm, 45 g. $250-450


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201 Large Group of Continental Watch Movements, most Swiss, over one hundred movements, mostly of Swiss origin, including Vacheron & Constantin, Auguste Saltzman, Ulysse Nardin, and Fred Richard, Jules Jurgensen movements Nos. 9641, 9735, and 10840, and various other makers. $300-500

203 Nineteen Swiss Watch Movements, Switzerland, all uncased movements of various types, some with dials, makers such as Audemars, Bernard Reber, Angelus Watch Co., Vacheron & Constantin, and others, dia. 30 to 61 mm. $200-300

202 Chronometer Parts, Watch Movements, and Supplies, a twenty-one-drawer wooden cabinet with glass vials of watch parts and jewelry stones, approximately forty-five watch movements including a musical and a repeater marked Breguet & Fils, A Paris, 9941, and various other American and European makers, and parts including chronometer balance wheels, hairsprings and pinions, watch wheel cutters, pocket watch crowns, screws, and other clock and watch materials. $300-500

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204 Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch, c. 1965, rare stainless steel water-resistant antimagnetic dive watch with sweep center second hand made for the U.S. Navy, bidirectional revolving black bezel with luminous unit indication, screw-back engraved with military markings, MIL-W-22176, serial number 0270, movement marked Seventeen Jewels/Tornek-Rayville/No. TR-900. $20,000-25,000 205 Jaeger-LeCoultre 18kt Gold Wristwatch, Switzerland, silver-tone dial with applied gold baton indexes, manual-wind movement with sweep center seconds, 18kt gold case, with 14kt gold bracelet, dia. 33 mm, watch and band 63 g. $800-1,200 206 Breitling Blue Angels Navitimer Quartz Wristwatch, c. 1980, gilt and stainless steel water-resistant case and band, blue dial with luminescent hour indicators, sweep seconds, digital aperture with twenty-four-hour dial, alarm, stopwatch, and date functions, outer compass bezel, and Tachymetre, dia. 41 mm. $600-800

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207 Girard Perregaux Quartz Rolled Gold Wristwatch, c. 1973, raised hour markings, sunk calendar day aperture, sweep center seconds, and marked GP Girard Perregaux Quartz, with original paper work and certificate of guarantee, dia. 40 mm. Note: Girard Perregaux’s first working prototype of a quartz movement was created in 1971 and used a Motorola integrated circuit and Jaeger-LeCoultre mechanical parts. $300-500 208 Citizen and Two Swiss Army Wristwatches, Japan and Switzerland, all quartz movements, a Citizen “WR 200 Chronograph” with silvertone dials, stainless steel case and band, a Swiss Army “Seaplane” with black dial and date aperture, and a Swiss Army chronograph with three subsidiary dials and date aperture. $200-400

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209 Ventura V-Matic Globe II and Two Mechanical Invicta Wristwatches, the Ventura with black dial, calendar aperture at twelve, case back marked in part Ventura Design on Time, Certified Swiss Chronometer, V-Matic, with automatic movement, two Invicta mechanical watches, an “Automatic Professional” with stainless steel bracelet, and a skeletonized, see-through model with leather strap. $300-500 210 Two 14kt Gold Lady’s Wristwatches, Switzerland, both 17-jewel movements in 14kt gold cases and link bands, a Hilton with a dial concealing cover set with seven diamonds and engraved band, and a Le Mare with square dial and textured links, total weight 62 g. $300-500 211 Gentleman’s Wakmann Incabloc Wristwatch, Switzerland, gold-plated and stainless steel case, chrome dial with white subsidiary constant seconds, thirty-minute and twelve-hour subsidiary dials, day-of-theweek and month apparatus, luminescencetipped minute and hour hands, blued center seconds chronograph, outer day-of-themonth calendar ring with indicator arm off the center, 17-jewel manual-wind movement, dia. 37 mm. $400-600


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212 Eight Gold Men’s Art Deco Wristwatches, various makers, all with rectangular cases and dials, three Longines 17-jewel, one with 14kt gold case and mesh band, one with 14kt gold case and gold-filled expansion band, the last in a 14kt gold case with a base metal expansion band; a Gruen “Veri-Thin” in 14kt gold case without band, a Waltham 15-jewel in a 14kt white gold case, a Tissot & Fils in an 18kt gold case, an “A. Stowell” made by International Watch Co. in an 18kt gold case, and a Hamilton in a 14kt gold case. $400-600

213 Must de Cartier Vermeil Lady’s Tank Watch, Switzerland, gold-plated sterling silver case, Roman numeral dial marked must de Cartier, Swiss, blue hands, manual-wind mechanical movement, with original Cartier leather strap, 28.0 x 20.5 mm. $400-600

214 Hamilton and LeCoultre Wristwatches, Hamilton “Registered Edition 6264” in a base metal case with quartz movement and a leather strap, and a LeCoultre with silver-tone dial marked LeCoultre, Swiss, with manualwind mechanical movement in a round 10kt gold-filled case, with leather strap. $300-500

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215 Universal Geneve Tri-compax Wristwatch, Switzerland, c. 1960, stainless steel triple complicated watch with black Tachymetre bezel, black matte dial with baton numeral with luminous Dauphine hands, four subsidiary dials including moon’s phase with calendar, constant seconds, thirty minute and twelve hour registers, day-of-the-month and month apertures, manual wind Cal. 281 movement, dia. 36 mm, with original red display case. $5,000-7,000

216 Omega Speedmaster Automatic Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch, 17 jewels, calibre 1045, serial number 48,231,793, Geneva, c. 1985, tonneau-type water-resistant case with black dial, luminous baton numerals and hands, outer fifths of a second divisions, central chronograph hand, central 60-minute register hand, subsidiary 12, 24 register, and constant seconds dials, day-date and outer Tachymetre dial calibrated to a maximum of 500 units, fluted lugs, side chronograph buttons and Omega crown, deployment clasp bracelet stamped Stainless Steel/1450, wd. approx. 43 mm. $800-1,200 217 Gentleman’s Stainless Steel Breitling Navitimer 806 Wristwatch, c. 1960, case number 994185, matte black AOPA dial, silvered subsidiary constant seconds, thirty-minute and twelve-hour registry dials, luminous minute and hour hands and center seconds chronograph, twenty-four-hour inner dial and slide rule scale, silvered tachometer bezel, manual-wind 17-jewel movement, circular pierced stainless band, dia. 40 mm. $1,500-2,000

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218 Seven Invicta and Three Fila Wristwatches, Invicta models 3449, 12178, 3057, 3330, 2727, and two others, the three model 214-G Fila chronographs all with blue dials. $300-500 219 Eighteen Casio, Pulsar, Times, Seiko, and Armitron Wristwatches, four Casio, “Data Bank,” “Ediface,” watch and calculator model, and “AW-60” fitness watch, five Pulsar, two time-only, three with various calendar types, three Seiko, four Timex, and an Armitron “AllSport.” $300-500 220 Eight Swiss and German Wristwatches, three Wenger “S.A.K.” watches, a Swiss 30M automatic, a Chronograph quartz and a Swiss 100M, and a Conte chronograph, a Lucien Piccard, a Lumi Nox, a Swiss Legend, and a German, Zeppelin “Flat Line.” $300-500


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221 Sixteen Quartz Wristwatches by Various Makers, Citizen “Stars & Stripes” and “Eco-Drive,” an Eddie Bauer “Dual Time,” a “Marc Anthony,” a Lorus, “Wrangler,” “No Boundaries,” and nine others. $300-500

222 Hamilton “992” Elinvar Watch in Original Box, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 2607404, enamel bold Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked Hamilton, nickel damascened movement marked with maker’s name, location, number as above, and 21 Jewels, Double Roller, 992, Adjusted 5 Positions, in original box with matching serial numbers for movement and gold-filled case, dia. 50 mm. $200-400

223 Two Hamilton Gold-filled Watches, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, both with damascened nickel movements, a model 941 with enamel Arabic numeral dial marked Hamilton, movement marked with maker’s name and location and 141608, Adjusted, 21 Jewels, in a fully engraved hunter case, and a model 4992B with silver-tone Arabic numeral dial, red minute markings and sweep center seconds, movement marked 4C67257, Hamilton Watch Co., 4992B, 22 Jewels, Adj. Temp. and 6 Positions, in an open-face case, dia. 49 to 55 mm. $300-500

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224 Hamilton “950” Open-face Watch, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 855978, double-sunk Montgomery dial marked Hamilton, stem-wind, lever-set, bridge plate type 23-jewel movement with gold train, in a Philadelphia gold-filled, swing-ring case, dia. 53 mm. $300-500 225 14kt Gold Hamilton “914” Watch and Two Others, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 1776337, the model “914” with enamel Roman numeral dial, 17-jewel movement, in a double swing-out Hamilton 14kt gold case, a model “978” with Montgomery dial, 17-jewel movement, in a Defiance case, and 21-jewel movement in a gold-filled case, dia. 46 to 49 mm. $300-500 226 Three Hamilton “940” Open-face Watches, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, all with enamel double-sunk Arabic numeral dials, damascened, 21-jewel, lever-set movements, two in gold-filled cases, a plain swing-ring, and an engraved hinged back, and one in a nickel swing-ring case, dia. 54 to 58 mm. $300-500

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227 Ball-Hamilton “999” Open-face Watch, c. 1926, No. B617015, with enamel Arabic numeral dial marked BALL, Official RR Standard, Cleveland, stem-wind, lever-set, nickel movement marked in part: Official Standard, 23 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in a white-gold-filled case, dia. 51 mm. $300-500

228 Ball (Hamilton) “999B” Railroad Watch, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 1B17157, enamel Arabic numeral dial with sunk seconds marked Ball, Official RR Standard, Cleveland, 21-jewel, damascened nickel movement marked Ball Watch Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Official Standard, Adjusted 6 Positions, 999B 21 Jewels, in a stirrup bow 10kt gold-filled J. Boss case marked in part Ball Official RR Standard, dia. 50 mm. $400-600 229 Two Ball Railroad Watches, Waltham 19-jewel, No. B212131, Hamilton 21-jewel, No. B610848, both with enamel Arabic numeral dials with sunk seconds marked Ball, Official RR Standard, Cleveland, both movements marked Official Standard, with company name, location, and serial number as above, Waltham in a yellow gold-filled case and the Hamilton in a 14kt white-gold-filled case, dia. 50 to 51 mm. $300-500

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230 Ball (Hamilton) Railroad Standard “999” and Four Other Open-face Watches, Cleveland, Ohio, No. 486239, enamel double sunk dial marked in part Official RR Standard, Ball & Co., Cleveland, 17-jewel, damascened nickel movement marked 999, 17 Jewels, Official RR Standard, Adjusted, Double Roller, The Ball Watch Co. Cleveland, in a swingring, gold-filled case, a Hamilton “910” in a gold-filled Hamilton case, and three 17-jewel movements in non-gold cases, dia. 47 to 58 mm. $300-500

231 Waltham “Vanguard” Watch with Wind Indicator, Waltham, No. 27538063, enamel bold Arabic numeral dial with outer minute markings, up/down indicator at twelve and seconds at six marked Waltham Vanguard 23 Jewels, damascened movement marked with makers name, model, and 23 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, Lossier Inner Terminal Hair Spring, in a 10kt gold-filled, open-face, case, dia. 50 mm. $400-600


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232 Waltham 14kt Gold “Riverside Maximus” Open-face Watch, Waltham, Massachusetts, No. 18102846, with porcelain doublesunk Arabic numeral dial marked Waltham, damascened nickel movement marked with maker, location, model, and number as above and 23 Jewels, in an engine-turned, openface, Roy case, dia. 46 mm, 61 g. $600-800

235 Waltham “Crescent Street” Watch with Up/Down Indicator, Waltham, No. 20142320, double-sunk Arabic numeral dial with subsidiary up/down and seconds dials, 21-jewel movement marked Crescent St., Waltham, Mass., 21 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in a Defiance open-face case, dia. 49 mm. $300-500

233 Waltham “Vanguard” Watch with Up/ Down Indicator, Waltham, No. 24568208, enamel dial with bold Arabic numerals marked Waltham, subsidiary up/down and seconds dials, damascened movement marked with makers name, model, and 23 Jewels, Adjusted 6 Positions, Lossier Inner Terminal Hair Spring, in an open-face, gold-filled case, dia. 49 mm. $400-600

236 Waltham “Railroad Special” and Two Vanguard Open-face Watches, Waltham, No. 3775652, the “Special” with doublesunk enamel dial marked AMERICAN Waltham Watch Co., For R.R. Service, the movement marked with number above and 17 Jewels, Adjusted, Special, Railroad King, in a gold-filled hunter case, and two 23-jewel “Vanguard” movements in gold-filled openface cases, one marked 8 Adjustments, the other marked Adjusted 6 Positions, dia. 51 to 56 mm. $400-600

234 Waltham 14kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Waltham, No. 775530, enamel Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds marked American Watch Co., stem-wind, lever-set movement marked with maker’s name, location and number as above and Fogg’s Patent, in a fully engraved hunter case marked with a bell and 14, dia. 54 mm. $400-600

237 Two Waltham Vanguard Gold-filled Watches, Waltham, both with 23-jewel movements adjusted to six positions in gold-filled, open-face cases: No. 28740972 with bold Arabic numeral dial marked Waltham, Vanguard 23 Jewels, subsidiary up/ down indicator and seconds dials, and No. 27708837 with Arabic dial with subsidiary seconds marked Waltham, dia. 49 mm. $400-600

238 Waltham “Vanguard” Watch and Three Others, Waltham, two in gold-filled hunter cases, a “Vanguard” 23-jewel, No. 19086608, adjusted to five positions, in a fully engraved case, and a “Non-magnetic,” No. 4029343, in a box-hinged, engraved, hunter case, and two in Silverode Cases, a 21-jewel “Crescent Street,” and a 7-jewel “American Waltham” with gold accented Arabic numeral dial and pierced gold hands, dia. 50 to 59 mm. $300-500

239 Waltham “Vanguard” Watch with Wind Indicator, Waltham, No. 26128878, enamel bold Arabic numeral dial, up/down indicator at twelve and seconds at six, marked Waltham Vanguard 23 Jewels, damascened movement marked with maker’s name, model, and 23 Jewels, Adjusted 6 Positions, Lossier Inner Terminal Hair Spring, in a 14kt white-gold-filled open-face case, dia. 53 mm. $400-600 240 Waltham “645” Watch and Four Others, Waltham, two in gold-filled open-face cases, a “645” with Montgomery dial marked Waltham, 21-jewel movement adjusted to five positions, in a plain case, and a “P.S. Bartlett” with a double-sunk dial, in a fully engraved case, a key-wind “Broadway” in a Silverine case, and one with a bold Arabic numeral dial in a swingring case, dia. 49 to 56 mm. $300-500

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241 Thirteen Waltham Watch Movements, Waltham, Massachusetts, including an “Adams St.,” three “P.S. Bartlett,” two “Wm. Ellery,” and various others, dia. 29 to 46 mm. $200-400 242 Dennison, Howard & Davis Open-face Watch, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1854, No. 1786, with enamel Roman numeral dial, key-wind, key-set, 15-jewel movement marked Dennison, Howard & Davis, Waltham, No. 1786, in a silver case marked B&S, 3853, dia. 56 mm. $400-600 243 Elgin and Waltham 14kt Gold Watches, the Elgin in a fully engraved hunter case with enamel dial, stem-wind, stem-set movement, dia. 40 mm, 56 g, the Waltham in a partial hunter case with enamel dial, stem-wind, lever-set movement, dia. 54 mm, 113 g. $300-500

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244 New York Standard “Worm Gear” and Five Other Watches, Jersey City, New Jersey, the “worm gear” with printed composition dial marked New York Standard Watch Co., stemwind, lever-set movement with star cutout over the worm gear, in an unmarked openface case, one with enamel Arabic numeral twenty-four-hour dial marked Standard, U.S.A., 7-jewel, stem-wind, stem-set, movement in an open-face coin silver case, a stop/time watch, and three other 7-jewel open-face watches, dia. 51 to 58 mm. $300-500 245 Illinois “Sangamo Special” Open-face Watch, Springfield, Illinois, No. 4626920, enamel double-sunk bold Arabic numeral dial marked Illinois, movement marked with maker’s name, location, and number as above and SANGAMO SPECIAL, 23 Jewels, Motor Barrel, Adjusted Temp. and Six Positions, in a 14kt white-gold-filled Wadsworth Sangamo Special case with hinged double back, dia. 51 mm. $300-500

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246 Illinois “Sangamo Special” Open-face Watch, Springfield, Illinois, No. 4642054, enamel double-sunk Montgomery dial marked Illinois, movement marked with maker’s name, location, and number as above and SANGAMO SPECIAL, 23 Jewels, Motor Barrel, Adjusted Temp. and Six Positions, in a 14kt white-gold-filled Wadsworth Sangamo Special case with hinged double back, dia. 51 mm. $300-500 247 Large Group of American Watch Movements, various makers, over one hundred watch movements from ladies’ wristwatches to size 18 pocket watches, most are Waltham, others include Elgin, William Bond & Son, South Bend, E. Howard & Co., Seth Thomas, and Ingersoll. $200-300

248 American Watch Co. “Riverside” 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Waltham, Massachusetts, No. 1806241, enamel Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds, stem-wind, lever-set, damascened nickel movement marked with maker’s name, location, model, and number as above, in an American Watch Co. 18kt gold guilloche and engraved hunter case, dia. 42 mm, 71.5 g. $500-700


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252 Hampden 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Canton, Ohio, No. 993784, with double-sunk Roman numeral dial marked Hampden Watch Co., damascened nickel movement marked in part 17 Jewels, Adjusted, and with an anchor and a D in a flag, in a plain hunter case marked with a crown over 18, dia. 51 mm, 113 g. $600-800

250 Howard Open-face Watch and Box, Boston, c. 1915, No. 1324067, with enamel Roman numeral dial marked Howard, 17-jewel, stemwind, stem-set, bar-type movement, marked with maker’s name, location, and number as above, in a gold-filled, swing-out, Keystone case, in a wooden box, dia. 46 mm. $200-400

253 Hampden Model 104 and 105 Open-face Watches, Canton, Ohio, both in white goldfilled cases and the movements marked in part: Double Roller, Adjust to Five Positions, Canton O., the “104,” No. 3451490, with double-sunk Montgomery dial marked Dueber, Hampden, damascened nickel movement marked as above and 23 Jewels, No. 104, the “105,” No. 2800123, with double-sunk bold Arabic numeral dial with red five minute marks, damascened nickel movement marked as above and 21 Jewels, No. 105, dia. 49 to 51 mm. $300-400

251 Twenty-nine E. Howard Watch Movements, Boston, all marked E. Howard & Co., Boston, including nine key-wind, key-set movements, and twenty stem-wind movements in brass or nickel in various series, all “N” size, seven with a hound, and three each with deer and horse, the remainder simply marked N, dia. 46 mm. $300-500

254 Hampden 14kt Gold Ladies Hunter Case Watch, Canton, Ohio, No. 1476775, enamel Roman numeral dial with sunk seconds, damascened nickel movement marked with number above and Hampden, Canton, O., in an engraved Dueber “Champion” 14kt gold case, No. 3163773, dia. 40 mm, 59 g. $300-500

255 Elgin “Father Time” Watch with Wind Indicator, Elgin, Illinois, No. 24464705, enamel dial with seconds at six o’clock position and up/down indicator at twelve, damascened nickel movement marked with number above and Father Time, 21 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in an open-face goldfilled case with the rear of the case engraved with an eagle on a Federal shield, dia. 51 mm. $400-600 256 Two Elgin “Veritas” Open-face Watches, Elgin, Illinois, both damascened nickel, 23-jewel, stem-wind, lever-set movements, No. 16165185 with Montgomery dial, movement marked with maker’s name, location, model, and number as above, and 23 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in a base metal case, and No. 12717722 with enamel dial, movement marked Veritas, Elgin, Ill., U.S.A., 23 Jewels, in a gold-filled open-face case, dia. 48 to 51 mm. $300-500 257 Two Elgin “B.W. Raymond” Open-face Watches, Elgin, Illinois, both damascened nickel movements marked with model name, No. 30032687 21-jewels adjusted to five positions in a Silverode case, No. 39386296, 23-jewels adjusted to temperature and five positions, with a Montgomery dial, in a goldfilled case, dia. 50 mm. $200-400

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258 Elgin Gold-filled Watch and Home Watch Co. Silver Hunter Case Watch, Elgin, Illinois, and Boston, the Elgin with enamel Arabic numeral dial with five minute markings and sunk seconds, 15-jewel, stem-wind and set, damascened nickel movement, in an engraved, gold-filled, open-face case, with a gold-filled chain, dia. 49 mm, the Home Watch Co. with enamel Roman numeral dial and subsidiary seconds, key-wind and set movement marked Home Watch Co., Boston, Mass., in a coin silver hunter case, with associated steel chain, dia. 51 mm. $200-250

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259 Elgin 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Elgin, Illinois, No. 1192070, enamel Roman numeral dial marked Elgin, stem-wind, lever-set movement marked with number as above and Elgin Nat’l Watch Co., Patent Pinion, in a fully engraved hunter case with inside of rear cover marked 18, 2002, dia. 41 mm. $400-600 260 Veritas and Two Other Elgin Watches, Elgin, Illinois, all lever-set movements in open-face cases with Arabic numeral dials, the “Veritas” with double-sunk dial marked Elgin, 23-jewel movement with diamond endstone in a gold-filled case, a “B.W. Raymond” with sunk seconds dial, 21-jewel movement adjusted to five positions in a white-gold-filled case, and a “Father Time, with double-sunk dial, 21-jewel movement in a Silverine case, dia. 51 to 57 mm. $300-500

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261 “Veritas” and Two B.W. Raymond Elgin Pocket Watches, Elgin, Illinois, all lever-set 21-jewel movements in open-face cases, the “Veritas” with Montgomery dial in a gold-filled case, and two B.W. Raymonds, one with bold Arabic numeral dial in a gold-filled case with original box, and one in a stainless steel case, dia. 49 to 51 mm. $300-500

262 Elgin “B.W. Raymond” Watch with Wind Indicator, Elgin, Illinois, No. 17375375, enamel dial with seconds at six o’clock position and up/down indicator at twelve, damascened nickel movement with jeweled barrel and diamond endstone, marked with number as above and B.W. Raymond, Elgin, Ill., U.S.A., 19 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in a guilloche gold-filled case, dia. 54 mm. $400-600

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263 Elgin “Father Time” Watch and Four Others, Elgin, Illinois, “Father Time” with enamel double-sunk bold Arabic numeral dial, damascened nickel movement marked Father Time, Elgin, U.S.A., 21 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, Double Roller, 19263482, in a goldfilled case, a 15-jewel “B.W. Raymond” in a coin silver case, two “G.M. Wheeler” and an “H.H. Taylor,” dia. 50 to 59 mm. $300-500

264 Elgin “B.W. Raymond” Watch with Wind Indicator, Elgin, Illinois, No. 17337805, enamel Montgomery dial with sunk seconds at six o’clock position and up/down indicator at twelve, stem-wind, lever-set, damascened 19-jewel movement marked with number above and B.W. Raymond, Elgin, U.S.A., 19 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions, in an open-face Dueber gold-filled case, dia. 49 mm. $300-500 265 Elgin 14kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Elgin, Illinois, no. 2679457, enamel Roman numeral dial marked Elgin Natl. Watch Co., with sunk seconds, damascened, stem-wind, leverset, model 3, movement, in a fully engraved scallop shell pattern hunter case, dia. 51 mm, 124 g. $300-500 266 Leslie & Price Silver Pair Case Watch, Philadelphia, No. 7656, enamel dial with eccentric Roman numeral chapter ring and large subsidiary seconds dial, chain fusee movement marked Leslie & Price, Philadelphia, No 7656, with verge escapement, engraved pierced balance cock with grotesque mask and engraved foot, in a silver pair case, dia. 57 mm. $400-600

267 Rockford Model 655 Watch with Wind Indicator, Rockford, Illinois, No. 861743, c. 1914, double-sunk enamel Arabic numeral dial with red five minute markings marked Rockford Indicator, damascened nickel movement marked with number as above and Rockford Watch Co., 655, 21 Jewels, Double Roller, Adjusted 5 Positions, in a gold-filled case, dia. 48 mm. $400-600

268 Vault Timer and Five Watches, various makers, a vault timer marked The Mosler Lock Co., Covington, K.Y. U.S.A., a Bulova Accutron “Railroad Approved” wrist watch, two Waltham open-face watches, two openface Swiss watches, a New Haven pedometer, and a German map distance tool. $200-300 269 Tiffany & Co. and Three Other Ladies’ Watches, all enamel dials with sunk seconds, the Tiffany with Roman numerals and marked Tiffany & Co., New York, stem-wind, lever-set movement marked as the dial in a 18kt gold guilloche hunter case, dia. 34 mm, 36 g; the other three in 14kt gold cases: an unmarked stem-wind and set movement in an engraved and guilloche hunter case, dia. 33 mm, 29 g, an A. Stowell open-face watch with stem-wind and set movement and dial marked for the retailer, dia. 33 mm, 29 g, and a stem-wind, lever-set movement in an open-face case with strap lugs, dia. 32 mm, 26 g. $400-600 270 Foster & Co. 18kt Gold Lady’s Open-face Pendant Watch, Boston, enamel Arabic numeral dial marked Foster & Co., pierced heavy case back set with three diamonds, cuvette stamped 18K, 6055, stem-wind, stem-set movement marked Swiss, C.H. Meylan, Brassus, Superior Adjustment, 15370, all suspended from a conforming watch pin, dia. 28 mm, 28 g. $300-500 271 Swiss Watchmaker’s Mandrel, 19th century, 4 3/4-in. dia. faceplate with steel spring-loaded work holders, steel bar bed, compound slide, tail stock, and tool rest, all mounted on a wood stand, lg. 16 in. $300-500 272 Swiss Watchmaker’s Mandrel, 19th century, with worm gear-driven hand crank, 4 3/4-in. dia. faceplate with steel spring-loaded work holders, brass bar bed, compound slide, tail stock, and tool rest, all mounted on an oak stand, lg. 17 in. $300-500

274 Swiss Watchmaker’s Mandrel, 19th century, with worm gear-driven hand crank, 4-in. dia. faceplate with steel spring-loaded work holders, steel bar bed, and compound slide, all mounted on a wood stand, lg. 16 in. $200-400 275 Collection of Horological Tools, various makers, a Foredom flexible shaft tool with a box of accessory brushes, burrs, and buffs, a box of Grobet burrs, a watch case and crystal press, a box of small screw and parts in individual covered tins, a watch pivot polishing tool and two small radios. $200-300 276 Horological and Scientific Instrument Reference Material, including volume XXX of Antiquarian Horology, gallery and auction catalogs from Partridge Fine Arts, Dorotheum, WestLicht, Team Breker, and others. $200-400 277 Group of Broaching Tools with Rosewood Handles, approximately three dozen wood handles with brass collars, many with cutting or smoothing broaches installed. $200-300 278 IME Watchmaker’s Lathe, London, no. 1067, the pulley-driven 10-in. metal bed with headstock having an indexing plate, tailstock, a set of WW collets, three-jaw chuck, and associated accessories, housed in a wooden box. $200-300 279 Lorch Watchmaker’s Lathe, Germany, steel bedplate, pulley-driven head stock, adjustable tool rest, tail stock, and a compound slide with fine adjustment knobs, resting on two circular mounting plates, lg. 16 in. $200-400

273 Brass and Steel Rounding Up Tool, 19th century, 7-in. spoked wheel, turned wood handle, knurled thumbscrews, vertical dovetail slide, mounted on a wood base with drawer containing additional cutters, ht. 11 in. $200-400

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280 Coin-operated Mills Novelty Violano Virtuoso, No. 3002, Chicago, Illinois, early 20th century, mahogany case with full-length carved capital columns flanking the beveled glass bi-fold upper doors, and lower paneled doors, piano soundboard marked Mills Novelty Chicago Ill USA Pat June 4 1912 in red, original transfer decorated decal on piano rail, G, D, E, and A tuning buttons, and shot-filled counterweights, violin marked 3301 on neck, lower section housing the original roll drive, start/rewind switch, and later transformer, includes thirty-two player rolls, “The Story of the Violano-Virtuoso” and the “Salesman’s Manual for the Violano-Virtuoso” pamphlets, ht. 64, wd. 43, dp. 30 3/4 in. $15,000-25,000

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281 Symphonion 15-inch Disc Musical Box, no. 43, dome-top mahogany case opens up to a gilt bed plate reading Symphonion, with dual combs and starwheel assembly, slow/ fast lever, includes ten discs, wd. 24, dp. 21, ht. 10 in. $1,500-2,000 282 Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, no. 3803, dome-top oak case with gilt bed plate, single comb and barleytwist pressure bar, eighteen discs, lg. 21 x 18 1/2 x 9 in. $200-250 283 Coin-operated Polyphone 19 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 16649, walnut case with engaged carved and turned columns on the arched glass paneled door, dual combs, gilt bed plate reading Polyphone, exposed cast iron spring housing with gilt pinstriping and decoration under the two-paneled glass removable panel, lower cabinet drawer, all resting on turned and bracket feet, includes ten discs, ht. 38 in. $3,000-5,000 284 Six-air Mandoline Piccolo Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, 12 3/4-in. brass cylinder, dual combs, lyre-form tune indicator, and zither attachment, tune sheet under lid reading Mandoline Piccolo with list of songs, housed in a burl walnut and string-inlaid case, lg. 22 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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285 Paillard & Co. Six-air Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box, c. 1880, 14 1/2-in. cylinders, dual combs with a damascened zither attachment, silvered tune indicator, double-spring barrels, large jeweled flywheel, repeat/change and start/stop levers, all housed in a rosewood and burl veneered case with satinwood string inlay, and a grain-painted cylinder box containing three additional cylinders, lg. 38 in. $2,000-4,000 286 Twelve-air Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, c. 1880, no. 79, nickel movement with a 13-in. cylinder, single comb, zither attachment, jeweled flywheel with slow/fast indicator, colored lithograph tune sheet under the lid, grain-painted and line-inlaid box with marquetry lid, lg. 22 3/4 in. $600-800 287 6-inch Eight-air Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, c. 1880, gilt bedplate with a 6-in. brass cylinder, single comb, change/ repeat, stop/start levers, tune sheet attached to underneath of lid with no. 39235 in the cartouche, housed in a string-inlaid and ebonized mahogany case, songs include “America,” case wd. 14 in. $600-800

288 Mermod Frères Twelve-air Cylinder Musical Box, no. 775, Switzerland, 19th century, 13 1/2-in. nickel-plated cylinder with crank arm, single comb, zither attachment, Jacot’s Safety Check, slow/fast plate, and change/repeat shield, tune sheet marked 111775, rosewood and marquetry veneered case with two castbrass carrying handles, wd. 28 in. $1,500-2,500 285

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289 Reuge Piano-form Musical Box, Switzerland, the faux burl walnut and marquetry case with a 4 1/2-in. cylinder, single-comb brass Reuge musical box in the interior, playing Piano Concerto No 2, and a pink felt-lined interior, lg. 14 in. $400-600 290 Oak Cased Edison Standard Phonograph and a Victor Talking Machine, New Jersey, gold banner transfer label reading Edison Standard Phonograph, black-painted bed with remnants of tufts of grass on corners, brass maker’s plate, model “C” reproducer, and seven wax cylinders; Victor machine with crank-wind, cast aluminum swing-out stylus arm, and speed control, plays 10-in. discs, together with three assorted horns. $600-800 291 Oak Case Aolian Nickelodeon Player Piano, first quarter 20th century, removable lead glass window reveals the orchestra of instruments, snare, and bass drums, triangle, tambourine, wood block, and accordion, piano soundboard marked Aolian, lower section housing the player roll mechanism with a removable oak veneered panel, twenty-fivecent coin-operated mechanism, ten Play-Rite rolls, ht. 67, wd. 64, dp. 27 in. $2,000-2,500

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292 Wurlitzer Model 1015 “Bubbler” Jukebox, c. 1946, serial number 1003928, walnut veneered dome-top case with the “bubble” or color changing posts, chrome accents, and gilt fabric soundboard, twenty-four tune selections, five-, ten-, and twenty-five-cent slots, plays 78-RPM records, ht. 60 in. $2,000-4,000

293 Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, the brass case with repoussé decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when activated by the clockwork mechanism, ht. 11 in. $400-600 294 Mahogany Le Taxiphote or Stereoscope, France, early 20th century, with manually adjustable oculars with scale indicator, rackand-pinion focusing, slide advancement knob, magnetic slide carrier, celluloid direction tag in English mounted to front, lower section with hinged door opening to reveal seven magazines of binocular lantern glass slides from Bellport Long Island, Ashville, North Carolina, and Maine, ht. 19 in. $600-800

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295 Geared Tellurian Attributed to W. Jones, London, 19th century, multigeared mechanism with central brass ball representing the sun, bone sphere with longitude and latitude lines representing the earth, the bone moon rotating around the engraved paper moon phase dial, and Zodiac ring, engraved hand-colored paper dial laid down on a 9-in. plate, showing the Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars. $1,500-2,500


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296 Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1872, the dual indicator showing armillary and orrery models with the brass sun centering the adjustable wooden known planets, revolving moon sphere and paper-covered earth, armillary sphere showing the planetary orbits, paper zodiac band of constellations on inner band and instructional label on outer band, resting on a cast iron base with original gilt pinstriping, ht. 18 in. $4,000-6,000

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297 Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, Michigan, no. 11874, with 3-in. terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, black- and white-painted wooden moon ball, geared and chain-drive mechanism on a black-painted arm with maker’s plaque, and compass, spinning and rotating around 5-in. brass sun and circling black-andwhite Venus, on turned column to stepped patinatedmetal base with circular calendar, wd. 22 in. $2,000-3,000 298 Carpenter & Westley Astronomical Slides, 24 Regent St., London, 19th century, no. 1, 2, and 3, mahogany frames with printed maker’s label reading Moveable Astronomical Slides, geared brass mechanisms with rosewood-handled key, lg. 7 in. $200-400

299 Denoyer-Geppert 16-inch Visual Relief Lunar Globe, c. 1969, twelve printed gores showing the cartography of the moon’s surface, brass horizon band with scale from 0-360, all resting on a faux walnut metal base, tag reading in part: Visual-relief Lunar Globe Cartocraft Edition 1969 Model No. 40702, ht. 20 in. Note: Imagery based on the photography taken from the Apollo 10 mission to accurately portray the cartography of the moon’s surface. $1,000-1,500

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300 18-inch Floor Standing Terrestrial Globe, American Globe & School Supply Co., Seneca Falls, New York, twelve printed paper gores, cartouche in the North Atlantic Ocean, hour ring, calibrated meridian ring, printed horizon band, all resting on an Eastlake-style stand, ht. 48 in. $300-500

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301 Official R.E. Byrd Expedition Globe and Pamphlet, Barowe, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, composed of twelve colored gores, showing the major shipping routes and their distances, Russia marked as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, cartouche reading Official R.E. Byrd Globe, with Analemma, hour-ring at north pole, all resting on a cast-metal scroll support and turned walnut base, the pictorial pamphlet titled Highlights of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, globe ht. 18 in. $700-900 302 Samuel Emery 4-inch Terrestrial Globe, 20th century, twelve printed gores showing the unsettled Americas, and reading in Spanish, brass horizon and full meridian ring, tri-foot base, all resting on a 6-in. turned walnut base with a recessed compass in the center reading S. Emery Salem, and a fleur-de-lis representing north, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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303 Jacob Quincy Green-painted Surveyor’s Compass, New York, 18th century, 5 1/4-in. printed paper dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, and printer’s address Callender St. Boston, cartouche in center reading: N. York Made by Jacob Quincy., cardinal points in a star formation, outer scale divided in four quadrants 0-90, two sighting vanes, and tripod mount, lg. 10 1/2 in. $200-250

304 John Heilig Brass Surveyor’s Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 6 1/2in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised center reading John Heilig Germantown, outer scale divided in four quadrants, barbed steel needle, knurled knob needle lock-down located on tripod mount, two sighting vanes, lg. 16 in. Note: Similar instruments are in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. According to the Schwenkfelder Library John Heilig was married to Susanna Rittenhouse, sister to Matthais Rittenhouse, the father of David Rittenhouse. $6,000-8,000

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310 Spencer Browning and Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, bone scale calibrated 0-95, brass index arm with vernier, sighting pinnula, sun shades, cross-arm bone boss reading: Spencer Browning & Rust H Duren New York, housed in a keystone oak case with retail label from H. Duren. $300-500 311 T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass, New York, 19th century, original wooden ship’s support and cast brass floral gimbaled bracket, 6-in. dry card compass card marked as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, suspended on a central pin, brass case with flared bezel. $2,000-4,000 309

305 18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane, France, black-enameled brass instrument with removable outer case, single-draw eyepiece at one end, 45 degree rectangular glass viewing port at the other end, knurled adjustment knob that regulates the steel vernier marked 26-56, engraved main plate with logarithmic height, angle and distance scales, engraved Hauteurs des Objects (heights of objects), and Echell de Degres (scale of the degree), interior geared clockwork mechanism, split secondary mirror, and horizon mirror, edge of instrument also with scale from 150-2400, all housed in a fitted spalted wood case with pierced brass handle and key, instrument lg. 12 in. $1,500-2,000 306 Brass Pocket Sextant by Cary and a Boxwood Gunter’s or Gunner’s Rule, 19th century, 3-in. brass instrument marked Cary London, with silvered scale, index arm with fine adjustment knob, sighting scope, and screw fit cover; the 12-in. boxwood Gunter’s rule with reduction scales and rules. $400-600 307 Box or Pocket Sextant and Proportional Divider by Fraser & Son, c. 1840, Bond Street, London, 2 3/4-in. dia. lacquered brass sextant with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier arm, engraved Fraser & Son Bond St. London, with rope decorated edge screw-fit case, proportional dividers with brass body and steel points, engraved circle and line scales, and knurled center knob, marked Fraser Bond St. London, both in fitted embossed burgundy leather cases, divider lg. 9 in. $200-300

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308 J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, horizon mirror, eyepiece, and ebony handle, all housed in a fitted dovetailed mahogany box with additional eyepiece, and label reading in part: Hydrometer and Mathematical Instrument Maker J.D. Potter Successor to R.B. Bate 31 Poultry, London. $600-800

309 Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant, London, 19th century, the pierced frame with an upper bridge, silvered scale from 0-140 and marked Spencer Browning & Rust, London, sliding index arm with vernier and adjustable magnifier, multiple sunshades, horizon mirror, 7-in. eyepiece and three additional eyepieces, turned ebony handle, all housed in a dovetailed mahogany keystone box with paper label reading in part: David Baker Mathematical Instrument maker, New Bedford. Note: Pencil inscription on inside lid reads in part: “Ship Athens, J.O. Morse Eliza Adams, William Holley,” dating presumes it to have been owned by Capt. William Holley c. 18381844. A three-page compilation by Patrick J. Slattery from August 1, 1998, accompanies the lot. $3,000-5,000

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312 Walnut and Brass Compensating Ship’s Binnacle, No. 15432, brass hood with hinged viewing door encloses the 10 1/2-in. gimbaled compass with bold block cardinal points, twin quadrantal correctors painted red and green, removable access panels on case, lower door (locked), Flinders bar at rear, all resting on a square wooden base, ht. 53 in. $800-1,200 313 Large Copper Port and Starboard Ship’s Lanterns, red-painted port and oxidized starboard lanterns, both with handles and hinged chimney ports, Fresnel glasses with red and blue-green glass shades, removable kerosene lights, port lantern with colorless glass chimneys, ht. 19 in. $200-400 314 Scratch-built Ship Model of the Newsboy, originally designed by D.J. Lawler and built by E. Brown in 1854, the two-masted American brigantine with a white- and green-painted hull and detailed rigging, resting on two turned plinths, housed in a custom built brass-bound glass display case, resting on a mahogany stand, brass plaque reading Newsboy American Merchant Brigantine Designed by D.J. Lawler & Built by E. Brown in 1854 1/8”=1” Scale by H. Connell c. 1860 From the Collection of Frank V. Monkiewicz, ht. 52, wd. 25, dp. 11 in. Note: Case and stand constructed by Michael Wall of Marine Model Gallery. $300-500


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315 Scratch-built Ship Model of the Young America, originally designed and built by W. Webb, New York, c. 1853, the three-masted clipper with a mahogany hull, and detailed rigging, housed in a custom built brass-bound glass display case, resting on a mahogany stand, brass plaque reading Young America Extreme California & China Clipper Ship Designed and Built by W. Webb at New York 1853 1/16� Scale by H. Connell c. 1960 From the Collection of Frank V. Monkiewicz, ht. 49, wd. 24, dp. 9 in. Note: Case and stand constructed by Michael Wall of Marine Model Gallery. $300-500 316 Kaleidoscope Attributed to Designer Charles Bush, C.G. Bush & Co., manufacturer, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1870s, pebbled paper-covered cardboard cylinder with brass ship’s wheel-form movable fitting, supported on a turned walnut base, the circular chamber box containing multicolored glass segments and liquid-filled ampules (patented in 1873), producing geometric patterns in the viewing lens, ht. 12 in. $200-400

317 Maison Lerebours and Secretan 2 1/2-inch Telescope, Paris, France, 19th century, with a 41-in. leather-wrapped main tube, rack-andpinion focus, single-draw eyepiece engraved Secretan Paris, two additional eyepieces in lengths of 8 and 12 in., with adjustable brassmounted wood tripod and fitted wood box. $2,500-3,500 318 Secretan 6-inch Refractor Telescope, Paris, 19th century, the 70-in. brass main tube engraved on ocular collar Secretan Paris, rack-and-pinion focusing, 11-in. finderscope, on altazimuth mount with worm gear height adjustment screw, and oak tripod, overall lg. 71 1/2 in.

319 Maison Lerebours and Secretan 3-inch Refractor Telescope, Paris, second half 19th century, 41-in. brass main tube engraved on ocular collar Secretan Paris No. 347, rackand-pinion focusing, 9 3/4-in. finderscope, tripod-mount collar, dovetailed fitted box with four eyepieces, sunshade, interior label reading as above, and a wooden tripod. $800-1,200 320 Thomas Short 3-inch Reflecting Library Telescope, London, late 18th century, 18 1/2in. brass main tube engraved on the ocular end Thomas Short London 255=12, two-draw eyepiece, lens cap, all resting on a screwmount scroll-foot tripod base, ht. 14 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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325 Timby’s Ripple-front Rosewood Mercury Stick Barometer No. 5, John M. Merrick & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1857, upper glazed window with dial reading in part: Timby’s Patent Nov. 3rd 1857, lower window with silvered thermometer dial engraved John M. Merrick & Co. Worcester Mass, full-length mercury tube, instruction label on reverse, lg. 39 in. Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the gallery. $300-500 326 I. & A. Walker Classical Carved Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer, Liverpool, England, 19th century, turned finial atop the dual bone dials marked 27-31 and I&A, Walker Liverpool with vernier, carved and tapered midsection with glazed window housing the silvered thermometer dial, and brass cistern, lg. 39 in. Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the gallery. $1,000-2,000

321 3-inch Alvan Clark & Sons Telescope Tube Assembly, Cambridge, Massachusetts, brass 40-in. main tube with ocular end engraved as above and E.B. Meyerowitz New York, singledraw eyepiece and rack-and-pinion focusing, with tripod mount screws. $1,000-1,500

322 Gundlach Optical Co. 5 1/2-inch Brass Refractor Telescope, Rochester, New York, c. 1900, 52-in. brass main tube engraved on ocular collar as above, 22-in. finderscope, cast iron mounting bracket, five additional lenses, some marked with manufacturer’s name, two right-angle lenses, with a manual chain-driven height adjustment on tripod, fitted leather-handled wood case, overall scope lg. 69 in. $1,000-1,500

323 Kevin Kuhne Binocular with Mount and Tripod, no. 3400558, vulcanite-covered barrels and white paint-filled engraving reading 65-25 40WYJ, 4-in. objective lenses, focusing ocular lenses with plaque reading Kuhne optical 22.5X100, tripod mount with fine adjustment knob, adjustable birch tripod with graduated 360 degree mount, with a hidden tabletop tripod, green-painted metal case with canvas carrying handles, and padded seat cushion. $2,000-3,000 324 G. Rossi Rosewood and Mother-of-pearl Mercury Wheel Barometer, Norwich, England, 19th century, floral and bird motherof-pearl-inlaid case with brass thermometer dial in throat, and 9 1/2-in. silvered barometer dial below engraved G. Rossi Norwich, ht. 41 1/2 in. Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the gallery. $400-600

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327 Two Laboratory Mercury Stick Barometers, Princo, and Sargent Welch Company, 20th century, both with glass mercury tube with aluminum scale and vernier for the barometer and glass thermometer all mounted on a hardwood board, ht. approx. 42 in. Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up at the gallery. $100-250 328 Large Aneroid Barometer, Havana, Cuba, 7-in. white dial reading in Spanish, and marked Distribuidores, S.A.-Obispo 79 Habana, set into an 11 1/2-in. dia. turned and fluted maple case. $150-250

329 Adams Solar Projection Microscope, England, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument signed Adams London on the fixed plate, two bow-shaped knobs for adjusting the horizontal and vertical movement of the mirror, stepped main tube with external rack focusing, with a single brass slide, ht. 8 1/2 in. $700-900


330 Unsigned Gould-type Botanical Field Microscope, c. 1830, lacquered brass instrument with rack-and-pinion focusing on the stage, single eyepiece, four objective lenses, magnifier, and two bone slides, all housed in a rosewood velvet-lined lid case with removable tray, instrument ht. when mounted 11 1/2 in. $100-200 331 John Browning Binocular Microscope, 63 Strand, London, No. 714, lacquered brass instrument with rackwork focus, signed as above on main tubes, triangular pillar with height adjustment knob, rectangular pillar with X-Y rack-and-pinion adjustments, all resting on a “Y�-shaped base, ht. 18 in. $1,000-1,500

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332 T. Blunt & Son Cased Microscope, London, c. 1800, Gould-style microscope with rectangular parallel pillar engraved T. Blunt & Son London, with rotating objective arm, rack-and-pinion focusing, conical-shaped main tube, circular stage, and gimbaled mirror, attached to interior of case on a collapsible hinge, fitted mahogany box with fish plate, slides, two lenses, ht. of instrument when in use 12 in. $1,000-1,500

333 R. Couchoix Monocular Microscope, Paris, first half 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with round post and hinged arm connecting to the square pillar, main tube engraved Couchoix Opticien a Paris, large glass prism at objective lens, rectangular stage with rack adjustment, and gimbaled mirror, all on a foldable tripod base, ht. 18 in. $1,000-1,500 334 Swift & Son Binocular Microscope, 81 Tottenham Court Rd., London, lacquered brass tubes with diagonal rackwork focus, rack-and-pinion height adjustment, circular stage with manual X-Y movements, condenser barrel below with fine focusing, gimbaled mirror, terminating in a tri-foot base, engraved as above, ht. 18 in. $800-1,200

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339 Leach & Greene Surgical Set, 19th century, crosshatched ebony handled implements marked as above, removable tray, surgical knives, bone saw, scalpels, tweezers, brass tourniquet, and wire sutures, all in a felt-lined fitted brass-bound rosewood carrying case, lg. 14 in. $500-700 340 Two Small 19th Century Surgical Sets, London, a mahogany case with five ebonyhandled scalpels and plaque reading S Maw Son & Thompson London; and a fourpiece surgical set with three bone-handled instruments, all in a green velvet-lined case marked Arnold & Sons. $700-900 341 Henri Galante Cased Trepanning Set, Paris, c. 1855, the brass-strapped butternut case opens to a removable fitted tray with steel and gilt instruments: a scalpel, drill, brace, and a selection of bits, lg. 15 in. 335 Unsigned Inverted Chemical Microscope, late 19th century, horizontal screw-mount objective tube mounted on a rectangular pillar with fine and course focusing, circular main pillar with stationary stage with fine adjustment substage, concave and convex gimbaled mirror, ht. 13 in. $300-500

337 Nachet et Fils Field Microscope, rue Serpente, 16, Paris, portable brass case with integral sliding lid that holds three lenses, and dovetail aperture for scope when used in the field, two spring-sliding sleeves open to reveal the substage mirror, box when folded wd. 2, lg. 3 1/2 in. $100-150

336 J. Howie Disassembled Binocular Compound Microscope, 76 Nethergate, Dundee, Scotland, 19th century, binocular tubes with horizontal focusing, three-piece objective lens turret, large square stage with X-Y adjustments, condenser lens, base with rack-and-pinion adjustment knobs, marked J. Howie Nethergate Dundee, all on a tripod base with trunion joint, ht. 23 in. $200-400

338 “The New Novelty Microscope,� patented 1864, small, cylindrical, brass hand-held microscope for entomology with a manual adjustable center ring to allow light in, ocular end marked Patented May 24, 1864, ht. closed 1 1/4 in. $150-200

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Note: Sold at Sotheby’s, May 28th, 2003. $1,000-1,500 342 Assembled Set of Obstetrics Tools, London, late 19th/early 20th century, stainless steel instruments, some with ebony handles, and marked by different makers, housed in a folding velvet-lined satchel. $300-500 343 Assembled Set of Surgical Amputation Instruments, mid-19th century, brass-bound mahogany case opens to the stainless steel instruments in a fitted velvet-lined case with removable tray, the three ebony-handled knives marked Tolle and Degenhardt, scalpels marked W.F. Ford N.Y., lg. 16 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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344 Mahogany Specimen Box, 19th/early 20th century, single hinged door opens to a twotiered case with two black-painted tin trays with hand-painted numerals from one to twenty-eight, currently containing shells, ht. 6, lg. 13, wd. 7 in. $400-600

347 World’s Fair Mechanical Bank or “Columbus and the Indian” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, late 19th century, giltdecorated bank with Columbus sitting on a tree stump, an Indian appears from beneath the log when trigger is activated, lg. 8 1/4 in. $400-600

350 Weeden’s Plantation Darkey Savings Bank, 19th century, tin cabin with two animated figures that are activated by placing a coin in the side slot, printed paper label on rear, and clockwork mechanism inside, ht. 5 1/2 in. $600-800

345 J. Coxeter & Sons Catheter Set, London, late 19th century, set of twelve instruments with cross-hatch decorated handles in a fitted lined case with maker’s cartouche, includes lubricant bottle. $200-400

348 Painted Cast Iron Organ Mechanical Bank, the articulated monkey holds a paddle for the coin in one hand and a hat in the other, when the crank is turned the coin falls off the paddle and is deposited into the slot, ht. 6 in. $400-600

351 Painted Cast Iron Mechanical “Eagle and Eaglets” Bank, a coin placed in the beak of the articulated eagle, and the snake-form lever at the rear of the bank depressed, makes the eagle fall forward dropping the coin in the eaglets’ nest, lg. 8 1/4 in. $400-600

346 Nickel-plated National Cash Register Class 500, model 562-6-F, Dayton, Ohio, c. 1909, serial number 694469, ornate decorated case with four rows of keys with a row of special keys, A-B-D-E-H-K clerk keys with corresponding drawers, built for Jacob W. Coffman, Charleston, West Virginia, sold by C.H. Large, Baltimore, Maryland, resting on a ten-drawer oak paneled and lower bombeshaped case, top drawer with manufacturing and patent labels, ht. 68 in. $400-600

349 Painted Cast Iron “Jolly N” Mechanical Bank, with green-painted top hat, red shirt, and yellow bow tie, placing a coin in his right hand and activating lever on his back he swallows the coin, ht. 8 1/2 in. $200-400

352 Painted Cast Iron “Bad Accident” Mechanical Bank, a lever activates the figure of a child hiding behind a bush to spring forward, scaring the mule which rears up, causing the cart with figure to tip backwards, lg. 10 in. $600-800

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353 Victorian Stationary Engine, 20th century, machined brass, copper, and aluminum water-cooled engine, 5 1/2-in. brass spoked flywheel, 3/4-in. bore, fuel and water copper tanks, 5/16-in. dia. valves, spark plug ignition in head, flying ball governor, mounted on a walnut base with aluminum carrying handles, displayed under a black Lucite base with removable clear Plexiglas top, wd. 15 in. $700-900 354 Twin Cylinder Air or Steam Stationary Engine, 20th century, brass and aluminum reversible machined engine, 1 3/4-in. flywheel, 1-in. stroke, 5 PSI recommended running capacity, mounted on a black Lucite base with removable clear Plexiglas top, instrument ht. 4 in. $600-800

355 Low Temperature Stationary Sterling Engine, 20th century, machined C.W. or C.C.W. engine, runs on ball bearings with dual 6 1/2-in. dia. aluminum plates with insulation foam float, 5-in. flywheel, 5/8-in. stroke, resting on a black Lucite base with Plexiglas top, instrument ht. 8 in. $300-500

356 Stationary Sterling Machined Engine Fan, 20th century, 8 3/4-in. dia. four-propeller brass blade, ringed center stem, four splayed legs, resting on a 5-in. dia. base ring that houses the clear glass alcohol candle, 1-in. stroke, resting on a black Lucite base with Plexiglas top, instrument ht. 16 1/4 in. $300-500 357 Bench-made Model of a Steam Boiler, 20th century, maroon and black-painted cast-iron base with a vertical brass boiler attached, 3 3/4-in. flywheel, 3/4-in. stroke, two-ball governor, and a two-burner stove, ht. 15 in. $200-250

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358 Leica Camera IIIA Model G and Two Lenses, Germany, c. 1938, chrome body, No. 294909 with Summar 50mm, f/2 lens No.448277 and Elmar 3.5cm, f/3.5 lens No. 492208, with Leica KOKOS black and chrome rangefinder and VIDOM adjustable viewfinder. $200-400 359 Rollei and Nikkormat Cameras and Lenses, an early Rolleiflex “Old Standard,” three “Rollei 35,” two made in Germany with 40mm f/3.5 Zeiss Tessar lens, one made in Singapore with a Rollei 40mm f/3.5 Tessar lens, a black Nikkormat with a Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 lens, and three Nikon lenses, a Nikkor-NC 24mm f/2.8, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f/3.5, and a Nikkor-P 10.5cm f/2.5. $300-500

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Clocks at Winterthur The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Educational Symposium OCTOBER 6–8, 2016 This year’s NAWCC Ward Francillon Time Symposium will be presented at the world-famous Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Wilmington, Delaware. The public is invited. Winterthur boasts a premier collection of 90,000 decorative and fine arts objects made or used in America between 1640 and 1860. Its creator, Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969), had a special interest in clocks, and he acquired many fine examples. Since his passing, more clocks have been added to the collection which now numbers over 100. This conference will be the first at Winterthur to focus exclusively on its horological holdings, many of which may be viewed during guided tours. Other clocks not usually on display will be shown in a special exhibit. The James Arthur Lecture, which opens each of these annual events, will be presented by Professor Thomas Allen, author of the 2008 book, A Republic in Time. The concluding banquet speaker will be Morrison Hecksher, Curator Emeritus of the American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Several more eminent speakers will describe Winterthur’s important clocks and watches, highlighting their makers, regions, craftsmanship, and cultural significance. These scholars include Robert C. Cheney, Philip Morris, Gary Sullivan, Frank Hohmann, Jonathan Snellenburg, Richard Ketchen, Jeffrey Lock, Ronald Hoppes, Elizabeth Mallin, Richard Newman, Philip Poniz, David Wood, and Philip Zimmerman. Current and emeritus Winterthur Museum curators also will offer presentations. These are Charles Hummel, Donald Fennimore, Ann Wagner, Joshua Lane, and Lisa Minardi. Winterthur conservator Mark Anderson will describe his work on an important 18th century Peter Stretch longcase clock Mahogany Longcase Clock by Peter Stretch, Philadelphia, 1735-1746, Winterthur Museum

acquired by the museum in 2004. Attendees will be welcomed by Winterthur Executive Director David Roselle.

Space is limited in the museum auditorium and at the Saturday-evening dinner hosted by the prestigious Wilmington Country Club, so early signups are recommended.

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