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New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
461
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1820, the mahogany case with Roman numeral painted iron dial, gilt rope-molded frames encasing the reverse-painted tablets, the lower tablet depicting a ships battle and reading Enterprize and Boxer, throat tablet reading Patent, brass side ornaments, and gilded pedestal, brass, eight-day, time-only movement, pendulum and lead weight, ht. 40 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

glasses appear to be original, dial has been repainted.


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Boxer