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Auction archive: Lot number 97

A fine Victorian mahogany wall regulator

Auction 07.12.2005
7 Dec 2005
Estimate
£8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$13,964 - US$20,947
Price realised:
£18,000
ca. US$31,420
Auction archive: Lot number 97

A fine Victorian mahogany wall regulator

Auction 07.12.2005
7 Dec 2005
Estimate
£8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$13,964 - US$20,947
Price realised:
£18,000
ca. US$31,420
Beschreibung:

A fine Victorian mahogany wall regulator Dent, London, No. 1895. Circa 1862 The solid mahogany arched case with detachable cover having a concealed lock in the base, the engraved and silvered dial of regulator lay-out signed Dent 61. Strand & 34. Royal Exchange, Maker to her Majesty & H.R.H. the Prince of Wales , blued steel hands, 24-hour hour ring numbered 1895 in the centre, with additional twice-12 silvered hour ring, the reverse of the dial plate also punch-numbered 1895 , the movement with rectangular brass plates with four conical shaped pillars pinned at the backplate, chamfered shoulders, high count wheel train with six crossings, the escapement mounted on the backplate with jewelled pallets to the Vulliamy-type deadbeat, long two-piece flat brass crutch (in the French style), the pendulum to Dent's design with steel rod and steel mercury-filled jar with brass weight tray, swinging against a calibrated silvered beatscale secured to the backboard, maintaining power to the great wheel, all brasswork spot-decorated, the movement and pendulum suspended from a heavy steel bracket secured to the backboard 4ft. 7in. (140cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 97
Auction:
Datum:
7 Dec 2005
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
Beschreibung:

A fine Victorian mahogany wall regulator Dent, London, No. 1895. Circa 1862 The solid mahogany arched case with detachable cover having a concealed lock in the base, the engraved and silvered dial of regulator lay-out signed Dent 61. Strand & 34. Royal Exchange, Maker to her Majesty & H.R.H. the Prince of Wales , blued steel hands, 24-hour hour ring numbered 1895 in the centre, with additional twice-12 silvered hour ring, the reverse of the dial plate also punch-numbered 1895 , the movement with rectangular brass plates with four conical shaped pillars pinned at the backplate, chamfered shoulders, high count wheel train with six crossings, the escapement mounted on the backplate with jewelled pallets to the Vulliamy-type deadbeat, long two-piece flat brass crutch (in the French style), the pendulum to Dent's design with steel rod and steel mercury-filled jar with brass weight tray, swinging against a calibrated silvered beatscale secured to the backboard, maintaining power to the great wheel, all brasswork spot-decorated, the movement and pendulum suspended from a heavy steel bracket secured to the backboard 4ft. 7in. (140cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 97
Auction:
Datum:
7 Dec 2005
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
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