AUCTION : 1019

Lots 719 - 725: Ithaca & Kroeber Clocks

Lot#: 719

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "No. 0 Bank" wall clock with a weight driven double wind 8 day timepiece movement and a H.B.Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with burl accent panels on each side and a carved pediment top, carved base and upper and lower finials, with papered metal dials.
CONDITION: The case, with its original finish, is in excellent condition. There is very minor veneer loss to the burl panel on the right side of the case and an area of surface scuffing on the burl panel on the left side of the case. There is one glue joint at the top of the pediment and the ornamental pineapple was glued back on slightly off center. The original paper dials are in very good condition with an expected degree of aging. The calendar drum papers are original and nicely aged. The hands are all original. The finials are original and in excellent condition. The metal structure to hang the pendulum rod from the interior top of the case is missing. The door glass is original. The two wafer thin cast iron weights are original. The case interior bears the following inscription: "No. 1516, 4-80". The movement was made for Ithaca by E. N. Welch. Overall this is an excellent example of one of the most elegant double dial calendar clocks produced by the Ithaca, NY firm.
ESTIMATE: $6000 - $8000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 61in x 21in x 8.5in

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Lot#: 720

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "Regulator No. 1" wall clock with a weight driven 8 day brass double wind timepiece movement with a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with three finals, ebonized composition ornaments, carved top and bottom and exposed pendulum rod forward of calendar dial with two papered metal dials. The case is stamped 1098.
CONDITION: The case, with an older finish, is in very good condition with the exception of the base which is a nicely done replacement. The original paper time dial has discolored and has tears in several places. The original papered calendar dial has also discolored with age. The original papers on the calendar drums are in good condition. The hands are original. The door glasses are original.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $2800
CIRCA: 1872
DIMENSIONS: 48in x 19in x 7in

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Lot#: 721

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, New York, "No. 2 Regulator or Hanging Bank", 8 day, double weight driven brass movement (Welch, Spring & Co.) and H. B. Horton's patented perpetual calendar mechanism double dial calendar timepiece.
CONDITION: Refinished walnut case in nice condition. Original time dial has age darkened with surface abrasion. Original calendar dial has age darkened with scattered small stains. Date rollers have age darkened. Original hands. Replaced pendulum bob.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2500
CIRCA: 1874
DIMENSIONS: 48in x 19in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 722

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY., "No. 3 1/2 Parlor" shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement (E. N. Welch) and a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with ebony trimmings.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with an old finish and some restoration to the base molding. The paper dial is a proper black & silver replacement. The hands are correct and appear original. The glass calendar dial is original. The signature cut glass pendulum bob is original. The lower door glass is original. The upper clear door glass is new.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 20.75in x 10.25in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 723

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "Chronometer" shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day brass time and strike movement with a H. B. Horton patented, perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case.
CONDITION: The case is in good condition with original finish. The crest has three areas where the decorative pieces have been cut down. The paper dials have age and may well be original. The hands are original. The pendulum rod is replaced. The pendulum bob has age but probably not original to this clock. The door glass and gilt insignia are original. The calendar drum papers are original and darkened with age. There is a label on the back of the case.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1200
CIRCA: 1885
DIMENSIONS: 32.5in x 16in x 7in

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Lot#: 724

DESCRIPTION: Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, NY, "No. 4 1/2 Favorite" shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement (E. N. Welch) with a H. B. Horton patented perpetual calendar mechanism in a walnut case with ebonized accents.
CONDITION: The case is in pristine condition with original finish throughout. The paper time dial and calendar dial appear original and in very good condition. The hands are original. The door glass is original. An exceptional example of this model.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1000
CIRCA: 1878
DIMENSIONS: 32in x 14.25in x 6in

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Lot#: 725

DESCRIPTION: F. Kroeber Clock Co., New York, NY, "Noiseless Rotary No. 1", 8 day, time and strike spring brass movement rotary pendulum shelf clock.
CONDITION: Refinished wood case may have been ebonized originally with gold highlights in the incised lines. Original paper dial has age darkened with some minor stains. Original hands. The bell under the base is a possible replacement as the catalog shows a wire gong. Dark but readable labels on the back.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1884
DIMENSIONS: 20.5in x 11in x 11in

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