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Congreve Rolling Ball Clock by Dent. Case has brass plates supported by turned brass posts with finials on the corners and brass feet which are threaded for balancing the clock under the mahogany & green marble base; 4 in. silvered dial with black incised Roman hour numerals indicating the minutes, 3.25 in. dial to the right indicates seconds and dial to the left indicates the hour. Fusee spring driven movement is regulated by a lower brass plate with ball rolling down a grooved track, every 15 seconds when the ball reaches the end it triggers a lever which reverses the incline of the plate redirecting the ball back down the track and also rotating a center shaft with flips over to indicate the 15 second intervals. In good condition and running, signed “Dent” on a brass tag and has a large plexi-glass box dome with brass framing. 17.75 in. high x 19.25 in. wide x 14.5 in. deep. Weight: 75 lbs.

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Congreve Rolling Ball Clock by Dent

Auction ended on Sat, May 30, 2015
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Estimate $4,500 - $6,500
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1485 West Housatonic St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States
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