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Federal Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Simon

Federal Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1805, the mahogany case with crossbanded inlaid frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower in blue, salmon, gold, and white marked S. Willard’s Patent around the pendulum aperture, the throat flanked by brass side ornaments with finely executed gilt cross-hatching on a white ground, […]

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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, dial

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, dial signed Tiffany & Co., New York, with half round frames enclosing reverse painted glasses, the lower depicting Zeus on his chariot, the waist glass marked Patent and flanked by side ornaments, brass bezel over the zinc dial, eight-day weight-powered time-only movement probably by Waltham, with pendulum, (imperfections), ht. […]

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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, attrib

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, attributed to Foster Campos, c. 1970, with crossbanded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower marked S. Willards Patent below a stylized sunburst pendulum aperture, Roman numeral painted dial and eight-day timepiece movement with “T-bridge” suspension, through bolts for case attachment in the Willard style, lead weight and pendulum, ht. […]

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Willard's Patent Weight Driven Banjo Clock NR

Early Willard’s Patent weight driven banjo clock: “Capture of the Cyane and Levant” glass tablets; original worn dial with early 1800’s cleaning memo on reverse; gilt mahogany case. (Case stripping; some touch ups throughout; throat glass cracked; one brass side piece attached but loose.) 40 1/2″ T. Running at time of description but not guaranteed […]

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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo Clock" by Fost

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo Clock” by Foster Campos, Pembroke, Massachusetts, glazed brass bezel over the painted iron dial with Roman numerals and marked with maker’s name, crossbanded inlaid frames enclosing reverse-painted geometric glasses, the lower marked S. Willard’s Patent, brass side ornaments and eight-day timepiece with pendulum and weight, ht. 34 in. Condition report […]

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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Aaron Willard,

Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, with mahogany case, rope molded gilt frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting Lady Liberty and inscribed E. Pluribus Unum, the other inscribed Patent, brass side ornaments, painted iron dial inscribed A. Willard Jr., Boston, brass bezel and original eight-day weight-driven timepiece movement, (glasses are old […]

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