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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Foster Campos

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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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 by Foster Campos, Pembroke, Massachusetts, a brass bezel over the painted iron dial with Roman numerals and inscribed Simon Willard Patent, cross-banded inlaid frames enclosing reverse painted glasses, the lower with two warships and surmounted by an eagle, carved lower pedestal, brass side ornaments and eight-day timepiece movement stamped Foster Campos Pembroke Mass., with pendulum and lead weight, ht. 43 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Pembroke, Massachusetts, Simon Willard Patent