AUCTION : 1019

Lot#: 646

DESCRIPTION: J.C. Brown, Forestville Mfg. Co., Bristol, Conn., gothic shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day fusee time and strike movement in a rosewood veneered case with ripple front.
CONDITION: The refinished case is in very nice condition. The original painted dial, with signature, is in excellent condition and has nicely darkened with age. There is minimal paint loss at the winding holes. The hands appear to be original. The upper door glass is original. The lower door tablet is original and in very nice condition. The door knob may be a replacement. The case interior has a near perfect, protected overpasted label from Pond & Barnes, 71-73 Hanover Street in Boston. This company was in business there from 1847-1852.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1400
PRICE SOLD: $800
CIRCA: 1850
DIMENSIONS: 18.75in x 10.25in x 4in

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