AUCTION : 0519

Lots 710 - 753: Reutter, Rare Atmos & 400 Day Clocks from the Arthur Bjornestad Collection

Lot#: 710

DESCRIPTION: Jean Leon Reutter, Jaeger LeCoultre, a rare Art Deco style hanging Atmos clock, the case with ebonized, stepped, molded base, supporting a nickel plated frame containing three beveled glasses, simple, flat, nickel plated top and ebonized back board, matte silver dial with applied, polished arabic numerals, and signed " Atmos Pendule Perpetuelle" below 12:00, and "E. B. Meyrowitz, Paris" above 6:00, heavy Breguet style hands, 16 jewel, rhodium plated LeCoultre 30A movement with lever escapement, pivoted drum containing a mercury and ammonia filled U tube, oscillating with fluctuations in temperature and thereby winding the mainspring, and nickel plated torsion pendulum, movement serial #2002, frame serial #3786
CONDITION: case bottom with minor loss to ebonizing, exterior nickel components with degradation to plating, nickel on the interior good, with minor dirt, spotting and discoloration, glasses good, dial with light abrasion and tarnish, hands replaced, movement complete and will function with pressure on second wheel, will not function under power of the mainspring, needs service, condition of mercury tube motor unknown, no evidence of leaks. As this lot contains a glass, mercury filled tube, the buyer will need to make arrangements for delivery, as standard shipping is not an option.
ESTIMATE: $6000 - $9000
PRICE SOLD: $7500
CIRCA: 1935
DIMENSIONS: 15.25 in x 8.5in x 6.25in

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Lot#: 711

DESCRIPTION: Jean Leon Reutter/ Jaeger LeCoultre, a rare, early "Atmos" model PO1 Art Deco shelf or mantel clock, the nickel plated base with down curved ends forming feet, below an oblong, polished black marble slab on which the clock is mounted, arabic numeral matte silver dial with open center, signed "Atmos Pendule Perpetuelle Valy Fateh Mohammed & Co., Bombay" white painted leaf hands with black painted tips, 16 jewel, nickel plated LeCoultre cal. 30A movement with lever escapement, the front plate with cotes de Geneve decoration, and spotted back plate, pivoted, nickel plated " bellows" containing a mercury and ammonia filled glass U tube, rocking with changes in temperature, thereby rewinding the mainspring, and large, chrome plated torsion pendulum, all beneath a signed, conforming glass dome, movement serial #4668, case serial #5562
CONDITION: in very good condition overall, the original plating with minor, localized discoloration from age and handling, marble with spotting, dial with minor, localized discoloration, original painted hands with crazing and minor losses, escapement functional, bellows at rest against stop, probably not functioning, but there is no evidence of mercury leakage, dome very good, service recommended. As this lot contains a glass, mercury filled tube, the buyer will need to make arrangements for delivery, as standard shipping is not an option. See Christies, Geneva, sale 14212, May 15, 2017, Lot 1, for an identical clock.
ESTIMATE: $12000 - $16000
PRICE SOLD: $10000
CIRCA: 1935
DIMENSIONS: 11in x 13in x 6.25in

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Lot#: 712

DESCRIPTION: Jean Leon Reutter / Jaeger LeCoultre, an early model K2 shelf or mantel clock, the gilt brass case with molded base on turned feet, and ovolo molded frame set with five bevelled glasses, roman numeral white enamel dial signed "Atmos Pendule Perpetuelle" below 12:00, and " Brevets J. L. Reutter Made in France" below 6:00, blued steel Breguet style hands, 16 jewel, nickel plated LeCoultre cal. 30A movement with lever escapement, gilt, pivoted drum containing a mercury and ammonia filled glass U tube, rocking with changes in temperature and thereby rewinding the mainspring, and large, gilt, torsion pendulum with temperature compensation attachment, movement serial #1176, frame serial #1467
CONDITION: case with significant losses to gilding, tarnish and polish residue, front glass with small chip at lower right, left side glass with minor loss at upper right, dial very good, minute hand repaired, escapement functional, condition of mercury tube motor unknown, no evidence of leaks, service recommended. As this lot contains a glass, mercury filled tube, the buyer will need to make arrangements for delivery, as standard shipping is not an option. The pendulum on this clock has a compensation device attached to the inside of the rim. The pendulum has six screws, and curved strips of metal are attached by single screws on opposite sides of the ring. The other screws pass through large holes in the ring, and are fastened to the extreme ends of the strip, allowing for movement in the event of a change in temperature.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $4000
PRICE SOLD: $3600
CIRCA: 1930
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 6.75in x 6.25in

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Lot#: 713

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger LeCoultre, for Gubelin, Switzerland, an unusual hanging Atmos timepiece, the gilt case with four engraved scroll ornaments at base and top, each joining a gilt ring at the center, and the top ring with stylized crown, canted corners with engraved, pierced blind fret revealing a blue painted ground, canted, engraved base and cornice, the front and sides with thick beveled glasses, roman numeral gilt dial with blue, shield shaped cartouches at 3, 6, 9, and 12:00, and slightly sunk blue center, gilt hands and typical mid 20th century jeweled Atmos movement with lever escapement, and with gilt, T shaped mounting bracket
CONDITION: case with minor dirt and minor losses to gilding, blue painted ground behind corner frets with minor losses, cartouches and dial center with minor crazing, escapement functional, mounting bracket with scratches and dings
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $5000
PRICE SOLD: $3800
CIRCA: 1970
DIMENSIONS: 20in x 9.25in x 7in

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Lot#: 714

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoutre, Switzerland, "Atmos 150th Anniversary" mantel clock, 14 jewel, caliber 540 movement with torsion pendulum in a gilt case and base with glass dome, roman numeral white painted dial, and black painted hands.
CONDITION: this clock is in very good condition. The pendulum lock will require adjustment.The movement serial number is 603321, number 306 of the limited edition. Very attractive compared to most Atmos clocks.
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
PRICE SOLD: $3400
DIMENSIONS: 14in x 8.5in x 8.5in

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Lot#: 715

DESCRIPTION: C. Grivolas & Cie., Paris, France, "Pendule 400 Jours" or 400-day clock, year running, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum in a fancy Louis XVI gilt bronze case with four fluted columns before three curved beveled glasses, roman numeral polychrome enamel dial with pierced brass hands, spherical gilt pendulum with extension rod.
CONDITION: top final needs attaching, gilding is worn and has been painted over, suspension is intact, porcelain dial with garlands is excellent. Dial and movement reading "Pendule 400 Jours". The movement is also stamped "No.B.11- 2664-2". A nut has come off one of the columns and is now caught in the bottom dust cover. Bezel and back door close with difficulty. A very hard to find item sure to attract the attention of year clock collectors.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $2800
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 21in x 10.5in x 6in

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Lot#: 716

DESCRIPTION: R. Schnekenburger, Germany, to the design of Wilhelm Kohler, a rare hanging, striking 400 day clock with torsion pendulum and pivoted detent escapement, the walnut veneered Alt Deutsch style case with incurved bottom bracket and turned drops, the glazed door with reeded columns having vasiform tops and bases, and top with projecting cornice molding, two piece, roman numeral white enamel dial, and fancy pierced steel hands, two train brass movement with pivoted detent escapement and count wheel striking, and heavy spherical pendulum, the backboard with white enamel, beat scale shaped plaque marked "Jahresuhr Patent Kohler aus der Uhrenfabrik von R. Schneckenburger Muhlheim a/D", serial #1084
CONDITION: crest missing, central drop missing, door with split and worm holes, backboard with half dollar sized spot of blistered and discolored veneer, dial good, bezel with dents, hands now painted black, movement polished, ticks and strikes, pendulum bob with minor staining. A very rare model, with few survivors in their original cases.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $5500
CIRCA: 1895
DIMENSIONS: 28.5in x 14.75in x 8in

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Lot#: 717

DESCRIPTION: Tiffany Electric Mfg. Co., New York, NY, "Tiffany Electric" large mantel clock, battery-powered movement with torsion pendulum in a glazed crystal regulator style case with leaf-and-dart molded base and top, four fluted columns at the corners, surmounted by the cast figure of a cowboy crouched behind his horse with his rifle, arabic numeral white enamel dial, black steel spade hands, and two-ball polished brass pendulum.
CONDITION: very nice condition overall. Some of the gilding on the fluted columns is scratched. Very nice statuette on top. Enamel dial is perfect. All four beveled glasses are good. Pendulum consists of two complete brass spheres. The case appears to be nearly identical to a Seth Thomas "Empire No. 25" crystal regulator. It seems likely that Tiffany Electric purchased these cases from Seth Thomas. A remarkable Tiffany Electric that goes far beyond the standard models.
ESTIMATE: $1100 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $850
CIRCA: 1915
DIMENSIONS: 18in x 10in x 8in

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Lot#: 718

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, "Atmos Neuchateloise" clock, caliber 528 jeweled movement, gilt torsion pendulum in a Neuchateloise green painted case with painted floral designs, brass dial with applied roman cartouche numerals, and black metal hands.
CONDITION: clock is in overall good condition. The case has some minor scratches to the gesso and gilding on door and feet. Original paint with some fine crazing. Movement serial number 149082.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $2200
CIRCA: 1962
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 10in x 5in

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Lot#: 719

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, "Atmos Neuchateloise" clock, caliber 528 jeweled movement, gilt torsion pendulum in a Neuchateloise green painted case with painted floral designs, brass dial with applied roman cartouche numerals, and black metal hands.
CONDITION: some flaking of the gesso and gilding on the feet and molding, but otherwise in good condition. There is some wrinkling of the finish. Dial, glass, and hands are very good. Movement serial number is 122172.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $2000
CIRCA: 1959
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 10in x 5in

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Lot#: 720

DESCRIPTION: C. Grivolas and Cie, Paris, France, "Pendule 400 Jours" 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum in brass and glass crystal regulator case, arabic numeral white enamel dial, gilt hands.
CONDITION: this clock is in outstanding condition. Case, dial, and beveled glasses are all very good. Both the rear plate and the dial are marked "Pendule 400 Jours" with the "CG" trademark on both as well. This movement with serial "No.A.8.-525-2". Note the weights for adjusting the rate of the clock are sealed within the disc pendulum. One must use a small clock key to turn screw on the side of the pendulum disc. For reference, see Terwilliger's 400-Day clock guide, plate 1471A. He notes that this was the only complete 400-day clock made in France.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
PRICE SOLD: $900
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 11in x 6.5in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 721

DESCRIPTION: C. Grivolas and Cie, Paris, France, "Pendule 400 Jours" hanging 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum in carved walnut rococo style case with beveled glasses on the front and sides, arabic numeral white enamel dial with retailer "Au Roy D'Yvetot / Rouen", and gilt hands
CONDITION: this clock is in excellent condition. Dial and glasses are all very good. There is one split in the wood above the glass on the door. Some type of latch mechanism is absent, but not really needed. Both the rear movement plate and the dial are marked with "Pendule 400 Jours" and the "CG" trademark. This movement is serial "No.B.12-3615-0". Suspension is complete. Pivoted top block on suspension. The weights for adjusting the rate of the clock are sealed within the pendulum; one must use the small brass key included in the lot to turn screw on the side of the pendulum disc. For reference, see Terwilliger's 400-Day clock guide, plate 1471A and number 65 among the examples of outstanding clocks. A rare and attractive clock.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $2800
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 10in x 6in

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Lot#: 722

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, Atmos "Marina" model, 526-5 caliber jeweled movement with torsion pendulum, in a gilt case with frosted acrylic panels having gold Asian motifs, signed round white dial, gilt arabic numerals, and gold hands over a rectangular pendulum aperture.
CONDITION: this clock is in very good condition. This model is slightly smaller than your standard Atmos. Acrylic panels are in good condition, the front one reading "Marina" in the lower right. The rear clear panel is a bit hazy. Movement serial number 170422. A rare model.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
PRICE SOLD: $950
CIRCA: 1963
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 7in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 723

DESCRIPTION: Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum disc on a polished stone base with four columns supporting a curved brass roof, the central portion containing the clock is glazed on four sides, arabic numeral white enamel dial, black steel spade hands.
CONDITION: the clock is in very good condition. There is a chip to the polished stone base on the back left corner. Enamel dial is perfect. Good hands and glasses. Transferred floral images on the side glasses are a little worn. Suspension is intact. The unsigned movement corresponds to plate number 1439 in Terwilliger's book. The movement looks very clean. Nice disc pendulum. An unusual and early 400-day clock.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1912
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 8.5in x 6in

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Lot#: 724

DESCRIPTION: Gustav Becker, Germany, skeleton form 400 day clock, year running, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum and deadbeat escapement, pierced brass plates, silvered arabic numeral dial and blued steel spade hands, brass disc pendulum, all mounted to an oval wooden base
CONDITION: the brass movement plates have light tarnish. The silvered dial is good with tiny losses in a couple of places. The steel hands are slightly mismatched. The wood base has worn finish where the dome once sat and on some of the corners. The dome is absent. The disc pendulum is a little dirty, but good otherwise. The movement is signed and has the Medaille d'or award stamp. It is also stamped with the serial number 2131708. The suspension spring is intact and slightly kinked at the bottom. Additional details on this model may be found in "Horolovar 400 Day Clock Repair Guide". This very clock last sold in 2010 for $2000.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 11in x 9in x 7in

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Lot#: 725

DESCRIPTION: Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, Louvre style 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum and gimbaled suspension mount in a polished brass case with five columns, arabic numeral white enamel dial, all under a glass dome fitted inside of the columns and capped with a pierced dome.
CONDITION: brass case is bright and well-cared for. Some signs of solder around the cap at the top of the dome. Enamel dial is excellent. Disc pendulum with serial number on the bottom matches the one on the clock movement. Suspension is complete with gimbaled top mount. Unsigned movement reads "Germany" and serial number 115531. Rear plate looks to be number 1167 in Terwilliger's reference book. A very unusual clock with the dome located inside of the columns.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1909
DIMENSIONS: 15in x 9in x 9in

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Lot#: 726

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, "Atmos" perpetual clock, caliber 526-5, jeweled movement with torsion pendulum, round white painted dial with four applied gilt arabic numerals and arrow markers, gilt hands, all contained in a glazed rectangular case decorated on the inside with gilt maps showing antiquated representations of the constellations.
CONDITION: the case is in good condition except for two breaks in top glass. Dial and hands are good. The movement may need to be serviced. An uncommon model that was only available for about 12 years.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $1000
CIRCA: 1970
DIMENSIONS: 8.75in x 7in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 727

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, Atmos perpetual clock, 528 caliber, jeweled movement with torsion pendulum in a polished brass case with curved acrylic panels, round maroon enamel dial with incised roman numerals, and polished brass hands.
CONDITION: this clock is in good condition. There is a patch of white oxide on the back left corner of the base. A few small dark spots on the top of the case. Very nice dial. This model is just a bit smaller than a standard Atmos. The movement serial number is 506048. An uncommon model.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $1400
CIRCA: 1978
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 7in x 6in

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Lot#: 728

DESCRIPTION: Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg Germany, Anton Harder patent 400 day clock, year running, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum and deadbeat escapement and flat disc pendulum, roman numeral white enamel dial with patent numbers, all under glass dome.
CONDITION: brass base with a dull patina. Dial with patent dates is very good with two faint hairlines. Purple velvet on the top of the base is worn. Enamel dial with minute tick marks and no ring, and patent numbers in circle read "D. R. Patent 2437 R. L. Patent 2182" and "U. S. Patent 269052". Serial stamped on black plate reads "2274 / R". Very nice early disc pendulum. This model was marketed in the U.S. by the New Haven Clock Co. and shown in their 1886 trade catalog.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 10.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 729

DESCRIPTION: Attributed to Andreas Huber, Munich Germany or Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg, Germany, 400 day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum on a brass base with gilt cast caryatid figures supporting the movement, arabic numeral cream enamel dial with black spade hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the brass base has dulled ever so slightly. Gilt castings are bright and in excellent condition. Dial and hands appear perfect. Correct disc pendulum. The suspension is complete. Glass dome is a good fit. The movement corresponds to Terwilliger's plate 1471 and is stamped with "PATENT ANGEMELDET / PATENT APPLIED". The disc pendulum matches Terwilliger pendulum number 21, which is often attributed to Jahresuhrenfabrik, but widely used by others. This is an uncommon, early, and very attractive clock.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $750
CIRCA: 1902
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 730

DESCRIPTION: Gustav Becker, Freiburg, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement in a four-column Empire style mahogany case with hinged top and central glass cylinder, arabic numeral white enamel dial, blued steel poker hands, and disc pendulum topped with brass sphere.
CONDITION: the wood case with original finish has some wear at the edges and some small scratches. Hinged lid has a is unlocked and there is no key included. Dial is excellent. Good central glass column to keep dust off the movement. Suspension is complete. The signed movement with Becker logo and gold medal award corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1207A. Serial number is 2088449. The pendulum is shown as example 29 in Terwilliger's book and is attributed to Becker. A particularly attractive 400-day clock.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $850
CIRCA: 1908
DIMENSIONS: 15.5in x 10in x 8in

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Lot#: 731

DESCRIPTION: Johann-Christian Bauer and/or Carl Bauer, Fürth, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum and pinwheel escapement, brass base and posts holding movement and topped by a balustered gallery that sits on the movement plates, arabic numeral white enamel dial reading "Sylvester / anniversary clock", black steel spade hands, and heavy two-ball pendulum, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the clocks is in excellent condition with bright brass. The velvet covering the base has been replaced. Dial is excellent. Suspension is complete and unusual with the fork pointing backward. Rare pinwheel escapement. Movement back plate is stamped with serial number "65". The front plate is stamped "PATENT 29.IV.01 / No. 120072". Carl Bauer of Fürth, cousin of J. Christian Bauer, registered the trademark "Jahresuhr Sylvester" so he may be the maker. It is estimated that fewer than 1000 of these clocks were made and fewer than 12 have been positively identified.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $3200
CIRCA: 1902
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 8in x 8in

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Lot#: 732

DESCRIPTION: Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, 400-day clock for the French market, year running, time and calendar, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum, arched enamel dial with arabic numerals and subsidiary dials for day of the month and day of the week, black steel spade hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: outside of base is a dull. Empty holes on the top of the front plate suggest that a crest is missing. Movement plates are bright. Perfect enamel dial with the weekdays abbreviated in French. Steel hands with a bit of oxidation. Old glass dome with bubbles and ripples at the top. Suspension is complete, but the guard is absent. Movement back plate layout corresponds to Terwilliger's plate 1601. Serial number 126387. Very good disc pendulum with matching serial number. Not many 400-day clocks with calendars turn up. This is a rare clock in good condition. Similar to clock number 21 in the section 6 of Terwilliger's book.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $750
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 733

DESCRIPTION: Urania / Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Gemany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with rare compensating torsion pendulum, brass base and frame, arabic numeral white enamel dial, black spade steel hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: brass base and movement plates have darkened. Unsigned ceramic dial is perfect. Good hands. Suspension is complete. There is no suspension guard. The rare compensating disc pendulum with two mercury vials is attributed to Gustav Becker and matches pendulum number 9 shown in Terwilliger's reference book. The rear movement plate is signed "Urania" and matches plate number 1575 in Terwilliger's book. Kienzle was one of several companies that used the "Urania" name. The back plate is stamped with serial number 143347.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $600
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 734

DESCRIPTION: W. Petersen Uhrenfabrik, Schwenningen, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time and calendar showing day of the week, day of the month, and month, spring driven two-train movement with torsion pendulum on a brass base, arabic numeral painted metal dial, black steel hands.
CONDITION: lacquer on the base has turned brown. One long crack in the side of the base. The brass components under the glass are still bright, with some light tarnish. Dial is very good with one scratch between 10:00 and 11:00. Hands and dome are both good. Lower block of the suspension has broken off from the spring, but is included. The signed movement back plate corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1674. The movement is held together with knurled nuts as is typical of Petersen movements. In his book on 400-day clocks, Charles Terwilliger states that this is "unquestionably the most complicated 400-Day Clock ever made. Only a very limited number of clocks reached the market and it was very soon discontinued."This is a very desirable clock for collectors.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $2600
CIRCA: 1954
DIMENSIONS: 11.5in x 9.5in x 9.5in

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Lot#: 735

DESCRIPTION: Attributed to Andreas Huber, Munich, Germany, "Yearlong" 400-day or anniversary clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with temperature compensating Huber twin-loop bimetallic torsion pendulum, silver colored dial with black arabic numerals, and black steel hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: brass case with an old patina. The silver colored dial is good with some very small spots and scratches. Backplate has fish trademark with the words "The Carp"as well as "PATENT ANGEMELDET / PATENTS APPLIED". Suspension spring is intact, though slightly bent. Glass dome is fits well, but is may be a bit undersize. The Huber attribution is based on the pendulum design, back plate layout and writing, and the shared horizontal alignment of the click screw and click spring screw.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $425
CIRCA: 1902
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 8in x 8in

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Lot#: 736

DESCRIPTION: Forestville Clock Co., Germany, 400-day clock, year running, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum, brass base and posts holding movement, arabic numeral arcaded white enamel dial, black steel spade hands, and pendulum with ceramic dancing figures, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the protective lacquer on the base has turned brown. Small scratches on the top of the base. Dial and hands are very good. The suspension is intact, though the bottom pin is currently a piece of wood. Movement is signed and corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1107. Uncommon pendulum with dancing figures is known to have been made by Kern and Koma. Figures are in very good condition.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $225
CIRCA: 1949
DIMENSIONS: 13in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 737

DESCRIPTION: Gebrüder Junghans AG, Schramberg, Germany, 400 day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum and deadbeat escapement with Vulliamy pallets, brass base and pillars supporting the movement and convex silvered dial with embossed brass mask, ornate Louis XV style hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: lacquer on the base is starting to turn dull and a bit brown. Brass elements protected by the dome have only a bit of tarnish. Silvered dial is good. Hands are correct and very good. Unusual two-ball " governor" style pendulum is original. Suspension is intact. Rare round movement (plate 1171 in Terwilliger's book) is stamped 26603. This model is shown in Terwilliger's book on 400-day clocks in the section on " some Outstanding Pre-World War I 400-Day Clocks", number 50.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1910

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Lot#: 738

DESCRIPTION: Gustav Becker, Freiburg, Germany for B.H. Abrahams, London, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum in a glazed hardwood case with arch top, arabic numeral silvered dial, and black steel spade hands.
CONDITION: the wood case is in fine condition with just a few small scratches. Front beveled glass and other flat glasses are good. Silvered dial is good with some light wear to the black numerals. Brass is bright. Becker movement corresponds to Terwilliger's plate 1032. It is signed only with the BHA trademark and serial number 2107610. Proper Becker style disc pendulum.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $400
CIRCA: 1907
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 6.5in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 739

DESCRIPTION: J. Kaiser GmbH, Villingen, Germany, "Universe" 400-day clock, year running, spring driven brass movement with metallic rotating globe torsion pendulum and moon phase dial, monochrome zodiac dial, white chapter with polished brass numerals, brass hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the clock is in very good condition with some light discoloration of the protective lacquer. Good original glass dome. For details on this clock see Charles Terwilliger's "400 Day Clock Repair Guide" in which he states that this " clock may go down in history as the best 400-day clock ever made." Also take note of his instructions on the assembly of the motion works and pendulum.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1955
DIMENSIONS: 10.5in x 6in x 6in

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Lot#: 740

DESCRIPTION: J. Kaiser GmbH, Villingen, Germany, "Universe" 400-day clock, year running, time and moon phase, spring driven brass movement with metallic globe torsion pendulum, monochrome zodiac dial, silver chapter with polished brass numerals, brass hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the clock is in good condition. Some discoloration of the protective lacquer on the base. Three dimensional moon has worn paint. Clock base with Kaiser trademark. Good dial and original glass dome. Suspension is complete. For details on this clock see Charles Terwilliger's "400 Day Clock Repair Guide" in which he writes that this " clock may go down in history as the best 400-day clock ever made."
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $300
CIRCA: 1954
DIMENSIONS: 10.5in x 6in x 6in

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Lot#: 741

DESCRIPTION: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland, "Atmos" clock, caliber 528, 15 jewel movement, gilt torsion pendulum, square white dial with applied gilt arabic numerals and arrow markers, gilt hands, all within a glazed rectangular case with removable front panel, serial number 434180.
CONDITION: The attractive case is in good condition. All of the glasses are very good. Dial is pristine. Dedication plaque on the front for "25 years of service with EZ Paintr corp" dated 1976. The signed movement escaped during our brief test.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $425
CIRCA: 1975
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 8.25in x 6.25in

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Lot#: 742

DESCRIPTION: Jahresuhren-Fabrik G.m.b.H, Triberg, Germany, miniature 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum in an Art Nouveau style brass case with embossed floral ornament, arabic numeral white enamel dial, black steel spade hands and miniature disc pendulum.
CONDITION: brass case with a slightly dull finish. Enamel dial signed "Baden" has three hairline cracks. Nice steel hands. Both beveled glasses are fine. Miniature disc pendulum is correct. Top block, fork, and section of suspension spring are included. The bottom block is missing but can be determined from the pendulum and Terwilliger's book. Rear movement plate corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1619, though this one has a clear maker's trademark. It also bears the serial number 151642. This model is featured in Terwilliger's book in the section titled "Some Outstanding Pre-World War I 400-Day Clocks", number 14.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $225
CIRCA: 1908
DIMENSIONS: 8.25in x 5.5in x 3in

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Lot#: 743

DESCRIPTION: Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg, Germany, "Model No. 235"400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum in an Art Nouveau style brass case with glazed front, sides, and back, brass dial with stylized arabic numerals, black steel hands, and disc pendulum.
CONDITION: the case is in excellent condition with only minor tarnish. The black shellac that once filled the numeral depressions is not mostly absent. Proper disc pendulum. Minute hand appears to be a bit short. The movement back plate corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1051, attributed to Jahresuhrenfabrik with an approximate date of 1907. The stamps read "D.R.P. No. 144688 / U.S. P. No. 751686". The suspension is complete. This model is shown in Terwilliger's reference book on 400-day clocks in the section entitled "Some Outstanding Pre-World War I 400-Day Clocks"as example 26, having been found in a Jahresuhrenfabrik catalog from 1905. This is a rare and attractive model.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $500
CIRCA: 1905
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 8.5in x 7.25in

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Lot#: 744

DESCRIPTION: Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg, Germany, Anton Harder patent 400 day clock, year running, spring driven movement with torsion pendulum and deadbeat escapement and flat disc pendulum, in a walnut case with glazed pendulum viewing area, roman numeral white enamel dial with patent numbers, blued steel Breguet style hands.
CONDITION: walnut case with old or original finish. Excellent dial with patent numbers in circle read "D. R. Patent 2437 / R. L. Patent 2182 / U. S. Patent 269052". Serial stamped on black plate reads "4065 / R". Correct, early disc pendulum. It is possible that this case originally housed a swinging pendulum movement, however it is the perfect size for this early Harder movement. A very unusual 400 day clock.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $1000
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 13 in x 6.25in x 6.25in

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Lot#: 745

DESCRIPTION: Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, Louvre style 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven torsion pendulum movement in a polished brass case with six fluted columns, arabic numeral arcaded enamel dial, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: the portion of the base that is outside of the dome has darkened. Signed enamel dial is very good. Blued steel hands are good. Dome fits well. Suspension is complete. The unsigned movement plate looks to correspond to Terwilliger's 1717. This model is more commonly found with a Becker stamp on the back plate.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $175
CIRCA: 1915
DIMENSIONS: 17in x 9in x 9in

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Lot#: 746

DESCRIPTION: Tiffany Electric Mfg. Co., New York, NY, "Tiffany Electric" larger battery-powered clock with torsion pendulum on a polished brass base, arabic numeral white enamel dial, black steel spade style hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: very good overall condition. The brass base has a slightly darker patina. The white enamel dial is perfect. Original spade hands. Suspension is intact. This larger-than-usual Neverwind model features a two-ball pendulum with full brass spheres. Original cloth-covered wiring in the base may need to be updated. Metal plate for the underside of the base is absent.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $325
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 14in x 7.5in x 7.5in

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Lot#: 747

DESCRIPTION: Urania / Jahresuhrenfabrik, Triberg, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven movement with torsion disc pendulum on brass posts mounted to a black turned wood base, arabic numeral white enamel dial with back steel spade hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: brass parts have a medium-dark patina. Painted wood base has a few small nicks and dents. Signed dial is very good. Nice disc pendulum. Suspension is complete. There is no suspension guard. Rear plate corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1047. The plate lists patent numbers related to a compensating pendulum which was not always included with clocks bearing these patent numbers. The plate read "D.R.P. No. 144688 / U.S.P. No. 751686". It is also stamped with serial number 54432.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $200
CIRCA: 1908
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 748

DESCRIPTION: Urania / Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, hanging 400-day banjo clock, year running, front-wound spring driven movement with torsion pendulum in polished brass case with beveled glasses, arabic numeral silvered metal dial, and black steel hands.
CONDITION: the case is in good condition with some very minor dents. Silvered dial with one small scratch and a bit of tarnish. Hands with light oxidation. Both beveled glasses are good. Suspension is intact. The rare two-ball pendulum is attributed to Jahresuhrenfabrik and is one of the only known two-ball pendulum designs. The back movement plate of this clock corresponds to Terwilliger's plate number 1574F, and coincidentally, has the same serial number as the drawing, which is 142086. This clock is shown in Terwilliger's book in the section on "Some Outstanding Pre-World War I 400-Day Clocks"as example number 34. That one is attributed to Jahresuhrenfabrik. Hanging clocks with torsion pendulum movements are uncommon.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $1300
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 20in x 6.25in x 4.25in

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Lot#: 749

DESCRIPTION: W. Würth & Co., Schwenningen, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum, brass base and posts, arabic numeral silvered dial with black steel spade hands, rare two-dial Würth pendulum.
CONDITION: brass is bright. Slight tarnish on silvered dial. Back plate of the movement corresponds to Terwilliger plate 1440 and reads " made in Germany" along with serial number 6754. Suspension is complete. Rare two-dial pendulum granted protection in 1905. One of small hands on the top of the pendulum is a replacement. The other has oxidized slightly, as has the small dial below it. Bottom of the pendulum is stamped "D.R.G.M."
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $325
CIRCA: 1905
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 750

DESCRIPTION: Gustav Becker, Freiburg, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum and deadbeat escapement with Vulliamy pallets, brass posts holding an arabic numeral cream colored enamel dial, blued steel poker hands, all on a turned wood base under a glass dome.
CONDITION: wood base with some worn finish on the outer edges. Brass is bright and was probably cleaned. Enamel dial is perfect, as are blued steel hands. Lower block of suspension is not attached to spring, but is included. Proper Becker style early disc pendulum. Rear plate looks to be number 1203 as documented by Terwilliger in his book on 400-day clocks. It has the Becker trademark, gold medal award stamp, and serial code 1875065.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $150
CIRCA: 1926
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 8in x 8in

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Lot#: 751

DESCRIPTION: Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, 400-day clock, year running, time only, spring driven brass movement with torsion pendulum and rare Phillip Hauck style pendulum, wood pillars and base, roman numeral white enamel dial with black steel spade hands, all under a glass dome.
CONDITION: top surface of wood base has many fine scratches from a previous (probably disc) pendulum. Enamel dial with a few hairline cracks. Top finial of similar style is included but will need to be reattached. Suspension is intact. Back movement plate which is very similar to Terwilliger's plate number 1383 is stamped with serial number 116634. Rings for suspension guard are absent. Pendulum is missing side pieces and decorative nut for the bottom.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 7in x in

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Lot#: 752

DESCRIPTION: National Magnetic Clock Co. (Tiffany), Buffalo, NY, "Model 2001" electro-mechanical shelf clock, battery-powered, time only movement in a gothic form oak case with a pair of trefoil squint window apertures to view the pendulum, hammered brass dial with applied metal numerals, and two-ball torsion pendulum, serial number 5001.
CONDITION: case has been rubbed down. Movement appears to be complete, though there may need to be additional wiring to connect batteries. Good dial and hands. Correct pendulum. Rear metal instruction plate. Tiffany Electric Manufacturing Co. created this movement and licensed its use to several other companies including the National Magnetic Clock Co.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $175
CIRCA: 1920
DIMENSIONS: 12in x 7.5in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 753

DESCRIPTION: Clocks- 2 (Two) miniature 400-day (1) Phillip Hauck, Munich, Germany, "Semester Uhr" or half-year clock, 200-day, time only, spring driven movement with torsion disc pendulum on a brass base, arabic numeral white enamel dial, under small glass dome, c1906; (2) Kienzle GmbH, Schwenningen, Germany, miniature torsion pendulum clock, 30 day, time only, spring driven movement pin-pallet escapement and semi-spherical torsion pendulum on a polished stone base and under a glass dome, c1910.
CONDITION: (1) The brass case has darkened, especially the base outside of the dome. Lower block of the suspension is absent. 2 inch enamel dial is very good, as are hands. Dome fits well. Movement is signed "PH / Semester Uhr" and serial number 14923. Though Hauck promoted the "Semester clocks" heavily, perhaps only as 500 were ever made. (2) Brass is slightly tarnished. Very nice 1.5 inch enamel dial. Good hands and dome. Bottom block of the suspension is absent. Unsigned movement plate corresponds to Terwilliger's 1175. Very nice and uncommon Kiezle semi-spherical pendulum. This model is among the smallest 30-day torsion pendulum clocks ever produced. It is shown among the outstanding clocks as example 82 in Terwilliger's book. Dimensions are for the larger, the Hauck (1) Sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $850
DIMENSIONS: 8.5in x 6in x 6in

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