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New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2873M
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2873M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

New England Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, signed "Aaron Willard," 20th century, the mahogany case with a painted iron Roman numeral dial within a brass bezel reading "Aaron Willard Boston," beveled throat frame enclosing the reverse-painted tablet reading Patent, half-round frame enclosing the lower tablet reading "Constitution & Guerriere," brass side ornaments, carved pedestal, eight-day timepiece, all regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob and lead rod, ht. 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

five piece backboard, lower door frame appears to be replaced, glasses repainted, pedestal also appears to be a replacement. hands new, signature added,


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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Aaron Willard, Banjo, Clocks, Simon Willard clocks, Willard, Willard Brothers

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