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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
464
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1820, painted Roman numeral dial above the rope-turned frames enclosing the reverse-painted tablets, brass side ornaments, eight-day, time-only movement with pendulum and lead weight, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

lower glass replaced, and signed E. Strong, waist glass appears to be original. Finial is missing.


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