Lot 1408 (The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, 1st February 2019)
Sold for £190
Fair, case has light to medium wear and tarnish throughout, including smashed glass front, slightly misshapen back. When moving hands the striking mechanism works, the gong is rusty however. Can hear ecapement moving, however,the clock is currently overwound, so cannot confirm working order.
LARGE BRASS CARRIAGE STYLE CLOCK,
two train eight day movement, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, inscribed Wilson & Sharp, Edinburgh, with barometer and compass to the top, 24cm high with swing handle up
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