An American polychrome painted cast-iron figural Blinking Eye timepiece, last quarter 19th century
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An American polychrome painted cast-iron figural Blinking Eye timepiece, last quarter 19th century

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An American polychrome painted cast-iron figural Blinking Eye timepiece, last quarter 19th century
Modelled as a stout gentleman in military jacket with epaulettes and bicorn hat, on shaped base (losses), the black painted Roman dial with winding hole at III and slow fast adjustment aperture across XII, hands now white painted, the single open spring barrel movement with cut out plates and balance wheel with trip to later glass eyes flicking up and down with its motion -- 15¾in. (40cm.) high
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
This lot must be cleared by 1.00p.m. on Thursday 7 September. If it is not cleared, it will be removed to the warehouse of: Cadogan Tate Ltd., Fine Art Services Cadogan House, 2 Relay Road London W12 7SJ. Telephone: 44 (0) 20 8735 3700. Facsimile: 44 (0) 20 8735 3701. Lots will be available for collection following transfer to Cadogan Tate from the Friday 8 September and every week-day from 9.00a.m. to 5.00p.m. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE TO PURCHASERS WHO COLLECT THEIR LOTS WITHIN ONE WEEK OF THIS SALE. On the Thursday 14 September a transfer and administration charge of £18.50 per furniture lot, and £9.25 per non-furniture lot; and a storage charge of £3.20 per furniture lot and £1.60 per non-furniture lot per day; will come into effect. These charges are payable to Cadogan Tate and are subject to VAT and an insurance surcharge. Please note: All charges due to Cadogan Tate must be paid at the time of collection from their warehouse. Only payment by cash, credit card or bankers draft will be accepted.

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