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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 78

    AN ENGLISH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER CHIMING TABLE CLOCK

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER CHIMING TABLE CLOCK
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The arched dial with matted centre, silvered signature plaque inscribed O.A. STRAPP/Cambridge, foliate cast spandrels to silvered chapter ring, subsidiary rings for chime/silent, regulation, chime on eight bells/Westminster chime selection, eight day triple chain and fusee movement with quarter chimes on eight bells or four gongs and hour strike on further gong; pendulum; door key; crank key
    78 cm. high


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    A similar clock was sold Christie's Amsterdam, sale 2775, 19 December 2007

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