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banjo timepiece

Chipman P. Ela

banjo timepiece

by Chipman P. Ela

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Published by [Chipman P. Ela] in Fryeburg, Me .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChipman P. Ela.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16200951M
ISBN 100960746404

American "Patent Timepiece" Banjo Clock, Circa , 7 1/2" painted zinc dial refitted from old parts from another clock, 8-day, brass weight driven movement, early 19th century mahogany "patent timepiece" made by a Willard family contemporary, 1/2 round molding with glazed panels, even with its hurts it still is a beautiful & well made timepiece that compares favorably to Massachusetts' South. The Banjo Timepiece: An In-Depth Study of the Weight-Driven Banjo Clock. by Ela, Chipman P.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at virtuosobs.com

Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock Attributed to Samuel Abbott, Boston, c. , gilded rope molded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting two warships and marked "Hull", iron dial with Roman numerals and moon-shaped hands, brass eight-day movement with pendulum, ht. 30 in. Note: For a related movement by Samuel Abbott see, Paul J. Foley, Willard Patent Timepieces, p. Aug 04,  · Friends in High Places: “Cheerful Money” Reviewed. August 4, Friend and his book have an even amount of vices and virtues. Tad – intentionally or by WASP inbred heritage I cannot determine – does identify the banjo – a real antique banjo timepiece – as the symbolic timepiece of a true Northern New England WASP.

Banjo! How does one play? Do list multimedia that we can index here, especially DVDs, CDs, Lps, or things that we can index like books. Not so much the websites, please; though comments, below, are a great place for web references and related discussion. Waltham Gold Front Weight Driven Presentation Banjo Clock. First Quarter 20th Century weight driven banjo timepiece made by the Waltham Watch & Clock Company, Waltham MA. This model is known as the “Bride’s Clock” and was an important example in the series of .


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He compares the products of different makers and places them in categories, then summarizes to assist the serious collector of the banjo to evaluate each piece.

The Banjo Timepiece. by Chipman P. Ela. Walker's Pond Press, Center Conway NH. pages. Overall in GOOD condition. Includes dust jacket. Book is signed and inscribed by author. Illustrated throughout in b/w photos and diagrams. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild to moderate fraying at the edges and the spine corners.

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The Banjo Timepiece An In-Depth Study of the Weight-Driven Banjo Clock This is a page reference book printed in on the American Banjo Clock by one of the foremost authorities on these timepieces.

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May 20,  · Patent Timepiece/Banjo Questions. Discussion in 'General Clock Discussions' started by George Nelson, Timepiece is commonly referred to as a 'presentation' banjo or patent timepiece Replaced convex upper bezel glass I too have some vague memory of a picture in a book of the back of a banjo box tablet to which the original receipt was.

The Banjo Timepiece by Chipman P. Ela - Signed 1st Edition BK# Walker's Pond Press. Near Fine. First Softcover. Paperback. an exceptionally nice Seller Rating: % positive. The book is 29 years old. This book is a catch for the right collector. I buy and sell clock books regularly and in my opinion, this is as nice a copy as you are going to find, barring some copy coming out a hermetically sealed capsule.

If you think you will have any regrets in. Dec 04,  · Banjo Clock Experts Please. Discussion in 'General Clock Discussions' started by JDCKent, Apr 3, I know I really should pick up Foley's book at some point.

I can only echo Dave T and add that the banjo timepiece has every appearance of one of the "Willard School" of finely designed timepieces. Simon Willard clocks were produced in Massachusetts in the towns of Grafton and Roxbury, near Boston, by Simon Willard (April 3, – August 30, ), a celebrated U.S.

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The photograph on page 3 of a timepiece movement is the first of many such views in the book, clearly photographed to allow for easy comparison. For those unused to looking behind dials, these. Willard's Patent Timepieces: A History of the Weight-Driven Banjo Clock - by Paul Foley This page hard-cover book is an essential reference for any student, collector, or dealer in early American clocks, furniture, antiques, or decorative virtuosobs.com: Willard House & Clock Museum.

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