Hammer Price w/ BP
|Lot #: 34
Fine & Rare Simon Willard & Son, Boston, Banjo
|Mahogany case with stenciled front in original finish & stenciling. Original signed, painted iron dial. Original hands. Outstanding original reverse painted & gilded mustard & red tablets, with minor old touch up. Patented throat glass. 8 day weight driven brass movement. Original weight & pendulum. A nearly identical example in "Willard's Patent Time Pieces" by John T. Foley, p. 137. Ht. 41" Est. $20,000-$30,000|
Purchased from Anthony J. Sposato, approximately 30 years ago. Joe Butta Collection.
Aug 29, 2009
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