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Chelsea Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Wall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Chelsea Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Wall Clock, with 8-in. roman numeral painted zinc dial, gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-paintings on glass, the lower tablet with a view of the Boston State House, gilt lower pedestal, brass eagle finial, eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement marked "Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, U.S.A.," wooden pendulum rod, brass-faced bob, and a cast iron weight, ht. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

original tablets, flanking to dial paint, original movement, pendulum and weight, recommended cleaning of the movement.


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Keywords

Chelsea Clock Co., Chelsea Patent Timepiece, Banjo clock, Bob, Chelsea Clock Company, Clocks, Horology, Pendulums, Time, United States