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Miniature "Banjo" Clock by Waltham Clock Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature "Banjo" Clock by Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, mahogany case with screw fit brass bezel, Arabic numeral 3 1/2 in. dia. dial, gilded rope molded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the waist with Federal shield and flanked by brass side ornaments, the lower depicting and marked Perry's Victory with carved and gilded pedestal below, eight-day 37-size lever escapement movement with winding crown in lower box, ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Movement complete but needs cleaning, no other significant repairs or replacements.

Keywords

Waltham Clock Company, Massachusetts, Brass instrument, Clock, Horology, Lever escapement, Measurement, Movement, Time