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April 28, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Joshua Wilder Gilt-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

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


Joshua Wilder Gilt-front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1820, mahogany case with painted iron roman numeral dial marked Joshua Wilder, Hingham, rope-turned gilt frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicts a Greek Revival building in the countryside, eight-day time-only movement powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 33 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Has weight, pendulum, winding key and finial (dowel in need of repair.) Case refinished, dial relined, replaced glasses.

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