Description

    Hamilton Koehler Clock Prototype Of The First Electric Movement Design, Serial #3 of 6 Made
    Case: Bakelite and nickel Art Deco case, base measures 5 x 3 inches, with presentation plaque to a former Hamilton employee, clock case rotates 360 degrees
    Dial: 2 inch diameter dial, silver, applied golden baton and circle indexes, golden Dauphine hands
    Movement: F. Koehler patent, large coils supply power to the electro-magnetically driven balance wheel which drives the gear train

    Note: From the René Rondeau collection this rare clock is serial number 3 of the 6 pieces made. The handsome Bakelite Art Deco case was designed and patented by a Hamilton engineer, Charles W. Sheldon. Three of the six Koehler prototypes were cased in this manner. An original wooden travel box accompanies this clock.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Hamilton Koehler Clock Prototype Of The First Electric Movement Design, Serial #3 of 6 Made
    Dial: 2 inch diameter, silver, golden markers
    Hands; golden Dauphine
    Metal: bakelite and nickel case
    Case Info: center case rotates 360 degrees
    Case Width: base measures 5 x 3 inches
    Watch Movement: F. Koehler patent, large coils supply power to the electro-magnetically driven balance wheel which drives the gear train
    Circa: 1950
    Condition: dial is very good, case is very good, movement very good, non-running prototype


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    29th Thursday
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