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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2388
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
Discovery - 2388
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 29, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, with mahogany case, rope molded gilded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting Father Time and the throat glass marked "Willard's Patent", lower gilded pedestal, zinc dial signed "A. Willard Jr., Boston" and eight-day timepiece movement powered by an iron weight, (restoration), ht. 41 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Banjo clock, Clocks, Simon Willard clocks

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