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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2368
Lot:
912
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Discovery - 2368
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
June 21, 2007 5:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Massachusetts, with gilt frames enclosing painted glasses, the lower depicting the Boston Massacre, pedestal, side ornaments and brass bezel over the painted zinc dial marked Aaron Willard, Boston, all housing an eight-day brass movement powered by an iron weight, ht. 40 in., (glasses and dial repainted, frames re-gilded, pedestal added).
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Aaron Willard, Massachusetts, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Horology, Simon Willard clocks, Willard Brothers

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