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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, 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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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Mas

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Massachusetts, with brass bezel over painted iron dial, brass side ornaments flanking the wooden throat panel, lower beveled frame enclosing a black and gold reverse painting, all housing an eight-day brass timepiece with cast iron weight, (dial and glass repainted, throat panel and weight baffle are replacements), ht. 32 […]

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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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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, New

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, New England, mahogany case with reeded frames enclosing reverse paintings on glass, the lower depicting a waterfront scene, brass side ornaments flanking the waist section, painted iron dial with Roman numerals, moon hands and eight-day weight-powered timepiece movement, (repainted glasses), ht. 34 in. Condition report Any condition statement is […]

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