Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845
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Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845
Sold for US$ 28,750 inc. premium
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Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845 Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845 Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845 Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator No. 892, circa 1845
Lot Details
Dent, London. A fine mahogany astronomical wall regulator
No. 892, circa 1845
The substantial movement with brushed canted rectangular plates joined by four pinned cylindrical pillars, mounted on bracket fixed to the case, Harrison's maintaining power, dead beat escapement with jeweled pallets mounted on the back plate, the two-piece crutch with fine beat adjustment, Dent's proprietary steel rod and calibrated cast iron jar Graham pendulum (mercury removed) suspended from a separate bracket secured to case backboard, circular tray on the rod for fine adjustment weights, 12-inch silvered dial with minute ring enclosing subsidiary hour and seconds dials, blued steel hands, the arched case with hinged glazed door, silvered height and beat scales mounted on the backboard, brass weight, crank winding key, signed on dial and movement. 132 cm (52 ¼ in.) high
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