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New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1116
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1815, mahogany case with gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, the lower reading S. Willard's Patent, the throat glass with geometric design, 7-in. painted Roman numeral dial, brass, eight-day timepiece with "T-bridge," and recoil escapement, all regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob and iron weight, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

old replaced glasses, remnants of fillister head screws, bottom board has been broken out and retached with two screws.


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