A rare late 18th century mahogany and kingwood banded three month going regulator. H. Alpen, South Wimbledon 1.88m

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Lot 97
A rare late 18th century mahogany and kingwood banded three month going regulator. H. Alpen, South Wimbledon 1.88m

Sold for £ 2,390 (US$ 2,909) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

17 Jun 2003, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A rare late 18th century mahogany and kingwood banded three month going regulator.
the drum head case with waisted trunk and conforming shaped door decorated with a polychrome painted tambourine and pipes held by a swagged ribbon, on a base with concave moulded upper edge and deep waist, the repainted signed circular 12 inch dial with concentric arabic minutes enclosing arabic seconds and roman hours, the movement with four knopped pillars, maintaining power, six spoke wheels and high count pinions to a deadbeat escapement with jewelled pallets and steel crutch, to a wooden rod pendulum with heavy bob. (The case possibly Scandinavian?)
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