Rhodes, Kendall regulator.
Lot 387W
A 19th Century mahogany floorstanding regulator T & E Rhodes, Kendall
Sold for £5,040 (US$ 7,941) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 19th Century mahogany floorstanding regulator
T & E Rhodes, Kendall
The 13 inch signed circular dial with outer minute band enclosing subsidiary dials for running seconds and hours, attached to the movement via four turned brass feet with knurled screws, the movement plates measuring 27.5cm. x 22.5cm. (10.75" x 8.75"), protected by sliding brass shutters with four heavy turned pillars, the wheels of six crossings meshing with high count pinions terminating in a deadbeat escapement with jewelled pallets and maintaining power, the long steel crutch with brass fork and micrometer five beat adjustment to a mercury jar pendulum mounted on a heavy brass block transversing the measurement plates and reading against a silvered beat scale 182cm (71.7in)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the mercury jar shown in the catalogue has been damaged and the clock is now sold with a custom made plain glass jar and that there will no mercury sold with this regulator.
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