Leland Hurst, Centennial, Colorado, 8 day, weight-driven brass movement double pendulum Astronomical dial wall timepiece. Mr. Hurst built five of these cases. The movement was built by a Mr. Don Schaffer.
CONDITION: nicely made cherry case with an Austrian coin inserted in the bottom bracket. Double wind brass weight movement that runs with two pendulums. The first pendulum regulates the timepiece and the second is a sympathetic pendulum that swings in unison with the first. The two pendulums also have an Austrian coin inserted in the center. Mr. Hurst reports this timepiece has running issues. It may be the support for the pendulum is not rigid enough and is causing the problem.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $600
DIMENSIONS: 40in x 12in x 7in