Rare Simon Willard Banjo ClockRare Simon Willard Banjo Clock

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Lot #: 267
Rare Simon Willard Banjo Clock

Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Circa 1810. Cross banded mahogany case. Original painted metal dial and reverse painted tablets, "S. Willard's Patent" on lower glass. Original oversized T-bridge movement, step train, recoil escapement.

Catalogue Note: Glasses on this clock identical to S. Willard pictured in Distin and Bishop: The American Clock, Bonzanza, New York, 1983 ed. Figure 552.

Ht. 33 x W 10 x D 3 3/4 in.
Collection of Dr. Stephen Wallace, Cheshire, CT.
Period sidearms are not original to the clock.
Auction Date
Sep 30, 2023

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