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Massachusetts Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
738
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Massachusetts Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1810, mahogany case with uniform cut head, roman numeral painted iron dial with blued-steel barbed hands, brass side ornaments, frames enclosing the blue, beige, and black glasses, throat glass with gilt oak leaves, eight-day time-only movement with T-bridge, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

repairs/restoration to case, throat glass old replacement, lower glass newer,


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Banjo clock, Clocks