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April 28, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

"Aaron Willard" Gilt-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 28, 2017 10:00AM


"Aaron Willard" Gilt-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1815, mahogany case with roman numeral painted iron dial signed Aaron Willard Boston, gilt rope-turned frames enclosing the reverse-painted tablets, throat tablet reading Patent, lower glass reading Victory on Lake Champlain with an eagle pendulum aperture, eight-day time-only movement regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $500-800

case bottom re-glued and missing a piece of the board. Has weight, finial, pendulum and winding key. Glasses old replacements.

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Aaron Willard Boston