A good mid 19th century walnut wall regulator with mercury jar pendulum Bennett late Simmons
Lot 129W
A good mid 19th century walnut wall regulator with mercury jar pendulum Bennett late Simmons
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,255) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good mid 19th century walnut wall regulator, TO BE ADVISED BY CHARLES PENDULUM TO BE CATALOGUED IN OFFICE. Bennett late Simmons A good mid 19th century walnut wall regulator, TO BE ADVISED BY CHARLES PENDULUM TO BE CATALOGUED IN OFFICE. Bennett late Simmons
A good mid 19th century walnut wall regulator with mercury jar pendulum
Bennett late Simmons
The arched case surmounted by a carved foliate finial over a long arched glazed door revealing the carved and pierced scrollwork and silvered sight ring, the backboard veneered in a burr panels, supported on a concave sided wall bracket with dependent finial, the 12 inch signed silvered dial with concentric minute track enclosing twin subsidiaries for Arabic seconds with Observatory Marks, and Roman hours below, with blued steel hands and signed across the centre 'BENNETT, LATE SIMMONS', the substantial shaped plates united by five heavy turned double-screwed pillars, with wheelwork of six crossings throughout and high count pinions and maintaining power to the deadbeat ecapement with jewelled pallets and micrometer regulation to the long steel crutch and brass fork, to a mercury jar pendulum reading against a silvered beat scale 1.93m (6ft 4ins) high.
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