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After Sir William Congreve Animated Water Wheel Skeleton Clock (Replica). This clock has a 6.5 in. glass dial, Graham deadbeat escapement with movement driven by the steel balls in the right hand side of the paddle wheel which is connected to the center wheel. The balls, after leaving the paddle wheel, are guided to the base of an elevator consisting of a series of buckets which lift the balls so that they may once again be placed on the top of the paddle-wheel. The buckets are driven by a fusee spring mechanism built into the base. Fancy grained wood base and in a glass enclosed display case. In nice condition, will run with some adjustment. Measures 17.5 in. high x 17.5 in. wide x 9 in. deep. Weight: 28 lbs.

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Animated Water Wheel Skeleton Clock (Replica)

Estimate $600 - $800Jun 17, 2017