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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$492$400

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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, Massachusetts, c. 1830, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, half-round moldings enclose the reverse-painted glass tablets, the lower of a naval battle between a British and an American ship, brass bezel and side ornaments, brass, eight-day, timepiece movement, wooden pendulum rod with brass-faced bob, all powered by an iron weight, ht. 41 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

No finial with the clock.


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.

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