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Auction: Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit
was auctioned on: 24 February 2009
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AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRASS MONTH-GOING SKELETON TIMEPIECE WITH...

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Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000
ca. US$3,604 - US$5,766
Price realised:  £3,500
ca. US$5,045
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AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRASS MONTH-GOING SKELETON TIMEPIECE WITH HELICAL GEARING
C. MCDOWELL, WAKEFIELD, NO. 169. SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRASS MONTH-GOING SKELETON TIMEPIECE WITH HELICAL GEARING C. McDOWELL, WAKEFIELD, NO. 169. SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY The substantial brass movement secured by four double screwed pillars, single chain and fusee with Harrison's maintaining power, the substantial wheel work with two and three crossings, Vulliamy-type dead beat escapement, the 3½in. engraved and silvered Roman dial signed 'C.MC.DOWELL'S/PATENT HELIX LEVER/NO.169/ST JOHN'S/WAKEFIELD', blued steel hands, under glass dome; triangular shaped pendulum (possibly replaced) 11¾in. (30cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit
Date of the auction: 24 Feb 2009
Address: Christie's
24 February 2009, London, South Kensington