Lot 302: Massachusetts, 8 day, weight brass movement Patent or Banjo timepiece.

R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

October 22, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Manchester, NH, US
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Description: Massachusetts, 8 day, weight brass movement Patent or Banjo timepiece.
Dimensions: 41.5in x 10in x 4in
Date: 1830
Condition Report: Gilt front and mahogany case with restoration. Someone has nailed the pieces of wood that makeup the bottom box. The gilding on the corner blocks on the throat and bottom door has been poorly done. The gilding on the bottom backet is worn in places. The throat tablet is a replacement. The bottom tablet is old and perhaps original with loss to the background paint. The dial plate has been repainted and may be replaced as there are additional holes in the head. The signature of Aaron Willard is not correct. Hands are modern. The pendulum and rod are probably replaced as it is the type found on c. 1850 Hatch banjos. This movement is attached to the case with a single screw through the backplate. Hatch movements used two screws through the brass backplate to attach it to the case.
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Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

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Shipping Information: SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail store4686@theupsstore.com,

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email us222@pakmail.org

Parcel Room managed by Jeff Ballantyne, 1465 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801  (603) 431-4205, email info@ParcelRoom.com

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 nwtransport@aol.com
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, scottcousins22@aol.com (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.
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