17 June 2005,
Price realised USD 5,040
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A Victorian brass floral frame skeleton timepiece with Evans' pivoted detent escapement
Evans of Handsworth. Circa 1870
On plush-covered wooden stand and white marble plinth, the silvered chapter ring with engraved numerals and subsidiary seconds ring at VI, the eight day single chain fusee movement with pivoted detent escapement positioned to the rear, wheels with five crossings; with associated glass dome, brass rod pendulum with cylindrical brass bob, winding key
17¼ in. (43.5 cm.) high excluding dome
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Derek Roberts, British Skeleton Clocks, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1987, pp.149-151, figsa,b.
F.B. Royer-Collard, Skeleton Clocks, NAG Press, London, 1969, p.29, figs.2-15,-16,-17 and p.38, drawing.
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