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    Sale 7604

    Important Clocks and Marine Chronometers

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    A George V brass eight day revolving globe timepiece: 'The Empire Clock'

    CIRCA 1910

    Price Realised  

    A George V brass eight day revolving globe timepiece: 'The Empire Clock'
    Circa 1910
    The paper-covered terrestrial globe inscribed PATENT 19460/THE EMPIRE/CLOCK/CABLE, within brass twice XII chapter ring, with brass hand and adjustable sun globe, on pedestal support, its base housing a French single barrel movement with replaced platform lever escapement
    11¼in. (29 cm.) high


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