Lot 27: Derry Mfg. Co. Banjo Clock
November 17, 2012
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Derry Mfg. Co. Banjo Clock. 20th Century, has a 7 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, signed Derry Mfg. Co. Derry, N.H. black hands and brass bezel with convex door glass. Typical brass, weight driven, 8 day, time only, banjo clock movement, signed - Derry Mfg. Co. Derry, N.H. - recoil escapement, brass pendulum bob with steel stick, lockdown hardware on weight baffle, lead weight & brass pulley. In a mahogany banjo style case with gilt, rope twist throat & door frames, gilt & fluted lower bracket with acorn teardrop finial, pierced brass side arms, original reverse painted throat glass and reverse painted tablet with 2 ships and center medallion that reads - Hull, gilt brass eagle & ball finial. Some minor flaking to the gilt surface. 41 in. high x 10 in. wide x 4.5 in. deep.