Fine Watches, Wristwatches, and Clocks including Property from a Distinguished Collection

8 Dec 2011, starting at 13:00 EST (10:00 PST).
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lots

A gilt grande sonnerie carriage clockSigned Ch. Hour, no. 18653, retailed by Theodore B. Starr, New York, circa 1900

A fine and rare gilt brass and mixed metal grande sonnerie quarter repeating carriage clockRetailed by Bigelow Kennard Co., Boston, no. 1026, last quarter 19th century

A fine and rare brass and mixed metal repeating carriage clock decorated with scenes from ShakespeareThe movement stamped AB within a star, no. 309, last quarter 19th century

A Victorian ebonized mantel timepieceSigned Banister, 75 Fleet St. , London, mid 19th century

Fedor Kovalskii, Kremensuk [Ukraine]. A very rare Russian silver quarter striking and repeating coach watch with unusual cylinder escapementNo. 569, second half 18th century

A French gilt bronze and marble suspended movement skeleton clocklate 19th century, signed Huguenin A Paris

A rare gilt mounted ebonized Crane's Patent torsion pendulum year going clock. Signed "Year Clock Co., NewYork / A. D. Crane's Patent," circa 1846

A small Louis XVI ormolu and patinated bronze timepieceThe movement signed, Petite à Paris, no. 261, late 18th century.

An Empire ormolu and black marble mantel timepieceFrench, circa 1810.

An Empire ormolu and patinated bronze allegorical mantel clockThe dial signed Gallé, Rue Vivienne à Paris, circa 1810

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