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Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, for Tiffany & Co., New York, convex roman numeral painted iron dial marked "Tiffany & Co. New York," brass side arms flanking the mahogany case with lower carved pedestal, reverse-painted tablets, lower glass depicting Mount Vernon, eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, Geneva stop, and front plate stamped "Walter H. Durfee, Providence," ht. 39 in.

Note: Movement and rear of pendulum stamped 6132, weight marked "Walter H. Durfee./Providence." Original reverse painted tablets signed "Daniel J. Steele" of Boston. A copy of the NAWCC Bulletin from December 1981 is included in the lot.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Tiffany & Co., Walter H. Durfee Patent Timepiece, Ancient Greek technology, Brands, Clock, Durfee, Escapement, Movement, Pendulum, Time, Timekeeping