Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
Lot 145
 

145

A FINE MARINE-THEMED PRESENTATION CLOCK BY JONES & SONS, PARIS, CIRCA 1877

Sold for £2,356
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

A FINE MARINE-THEMED PRESENTATION CLOCK BY JONES & SONS, PARIS, CIRCA 1877

composed as a 12-spoke double helm inscribed around the rim BEAUMARIS REGATTA JULY 30 1877. WON BY "CORAL". CHARLES H. BELOE. the hub inset with 3in. aneroid barometer signed as per title, with 8-day platform escapement clock with Roman numeral enamel dial behind, mounted on a capstan with sprung ratchets to base and two capstan poles, the top with gimbal mounted compass the needle on jewelled pivot, the whole set of a brass bed plate on tapered red marble base with brass lining -- 12 x 9½in. (30.5 x 24cm.) overall

Coral was a 36ft cutter of ten tons built by Fairlie of Fife in 1868 and whose home port was Liverpool - a short distance from Beaumaris in Anglesea.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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