A  mid 19th century mahogany floorstanding regulator with mercury jar pendulum  G. Burton, Grimsby
Lot 130W
A mid 19th century mahogany floorstanding regulator with mercury jar pendulum G. Burton, Grimsby
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A mid 19th century mahogany floorstanding regulator with mercury jar pendulum
G. Burton, Grimsby
Surmounted by a brass ball finial over a stepped top to a pointed arch with quatrefoil decoration over a glazed trunk door on a panelled base with applied mouldings on later ogee bracket feet (case possibly associated), the 12 inch signed silvered dial with outer minute track enclosing the subsidiary dials for running seconds with Observatory Marks and for Roman hours, the movement with maintaining power and high count pinions to the wheels of six crossings, the deadbeat escapement with jewelled pallets, the mercury jar pendulum suspended from a substantial bracket mounted on the backboard 2.29m (7ft 6ins) high.
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  1. James Stratton
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  2. Charles Crisford
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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