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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock attributed to Horace Tifft

Auction:
2502
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$533$450

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

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock attributed to Horace Tifft, Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1840, with flat beveled frames, reverse-painted tablets, the lower of Aurora on her chariot, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, moon shaped hands and eight-day time only weight powered movement with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 33 in.
Estimate $500-700

Repainted dial and tablets.

Keywords

Horace Tifft, Aurora, Massachusetts, Attleboro, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Pendulum, Time