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Lot 491: Clocks- 5 (Five): (1) Unmarked short drop school clock with a spring driven 8 day timepiece movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (2) Waterbury, Conn., short drop hanging clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and simple calendar

Lots 1-520: Watch & Clockmaker's Shop, Tools, Parts & Clocks

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

22 October 2016

Manchester, NH, USA

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  • Clocks- 5 (Five): (1) Unmarked short drop school clock with a spring driven 8 day timepiece movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (2) Waterbury, Conn., short drop hanging clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and simple calendar
  • Clocks- 5 (Five): (1) Unmarked short drop school clock with a spring driven 8 day timepiece movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (2) Waterbury, Conn., short drop hanging clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and simple calendar
  • Clocks- 5 (Five): (1) Unmarked short drop school clock with a spring driven 8 day timepiece movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (2) Waterbury, Conn., short drop hanging clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and simple calendar
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Description: Clocks- 5 (Five): (1) Unmarked short drop school clock with a spring driven 8 day timepiece movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (2) Waterbury, Conn., short drop hanging clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and simple calendar mechanism in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (3) New Haven Clock Co., New Haven, Conn. No.3043 wall clock in a mahogany finish with a 8 day time only movement, c1917. (4) F. Kroeber Clock Co., NY, "Regulator No. 31" wall clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement in a walnut case with carved trim, c1875. (5) Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, Mass., 8 day, spring brass lever movement in a bakelite case wardroom timepiece, c1954.

Condition Report: (1) There is no bezel. The dial and hands are worn. The case has veneer loss. Ht. 23.75in. (2) The case retains an original finish with some veneer loss around the door. The paper dial is in very good condition with a small area of wear near the center post. The hands appear to be original. Ht. 23.5in. (3) The case has old finish but will need some repair. Nice glass made for Dallas jewelers. Original paper dial. Missing beat scale. Movement will need service. Ht. 42in. (4) The case was painted white & has been refinished and stained a very dark walnut color. The dial center is absent. The movement is a Seth Thomas, as Kroeber used Seth Thomas movements. The door glass is cracked and needs to be replaced. Ht 33in. (5) The movement is missing the winding arbor and barrel. Ht. 10.3in.

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