Important Antique Clock Auction Saturday, November 8th, 2008
DISCOVERY SESSION: November 8th starting at 10:00 a.m.
The discovery auction will feature over 200 uncatalogued docks. You must be in person at
the gallery to preview and bid on these docks as they are uncatalogued and are sold as is.
We will be selling the discovery auction docks in the 3 hours preceding the main
catalogue auction event.
MAIN CATALOGUE SESSION: November 8th starting at 1:00 p.m
The main auction will feature 275 catalogued docks to be sold in numbered order. You can
bid with confidence whether you are present in the gallery, on the phone, absentee
bidding or www.ProxiBid.com/fontainesauction , EBAY live, www.auctionnetwork.com, as these docks will be sold fully described and guaranteed.
Once again we are pleased to be assisted in the preparation of this auction and catalogue by Steven N. Mitchell, Watch & Clock Consultant. Steve has painstakingly examined each clock, removed the dial and thoroughly checked each item listed in the catalogue for condition and authenticity. Steve is a watchmaker and clockmaker by trade. He apprenticed under Daniel J. Bosworth of Concord New Hampshire for 6 years and formed a partnership and corporation with Mr. Bosworth of Mitchell & Bosworth Inc. that has been in operation since 1986. Steve was owner and auctioneer of”Thne & Strike Auction Co.” of Allenstown, New Hampshire. The firm specialized in the sale of antique pocket watches, wristwatches and clocks for 7 years from 1997 to 2004. Steve presently practices antique pocket watch, wristwatch and dock restoration out of his shop in Concord, New Hampshire. He will be in the gallery on the preview and auction days from November 7th thru Noveltlber 8th . If you have any questions about the clocks in this auction or descriptions in the catalogue, please call the gallery at 413-448-8922 or visit Steve in person at the gallery.
Auction Network will broadcast live streaming video of the auction and provide viewers with real-time, interactive bidding during the auction. Online viewers can watch the action unfold and join in to bid live with the auction’s attendees and people around the world. Auction Network also delivers adrenaline-fueled entertainment, exclusive previews ofiteltls and the historic, emotional stories associated with thelll.