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DER-1250
$1,150

Bench-Made Waltham Banjo
with E. Howard Movement

Bench-Made Waltham Banjo - Antique Clocks Guy

Bench-Made Waltham Banjo - Antique Clocks Guy

Bench-Made Waltham Banjo - Antique Clocks Guy

Ship From So. CA

Catalogue Drawing -1930s Waltham Banjo - Antique Clocks Guy

 

We are pleased to present for your consideration a 90s-era bench-made banjo that is a faithful reproduction of a seldom-seen 1930s Waltham banjo model.

Physical: The mahogany case with hand-carved trim is in excellent physical condition with original finish, nicely aged. It measures approximately 11"w x 40"h x 4"d. The original tablets are of the highest quality and in excellent physical condition. Though their design does not match the catalogue drawing, the manufacturer used a variety of glasses within any given model. We believe they were done by Lee Davis. The convex dial measures 6" in diameter and has matching convex glass in the bezel. It
has darkened a little with minor staining.

Mechanical: The eight-day, time-only, signed Howard weight-driven movement was recently serviced and is in excellent mechanical condition.
It is stamped on the front plate: "Howard, Waltham, Mass.".

Comments: Arthur Edward Wallmark
(6/
28/1924 - 01/29/2002) last lived in Huntingtown MD according to his obituary. He had six children and seven brothers and sisters! Clearly, he was a skilled craftsman.

This is an absolutely beautiful clock just begging for that special place in your home. Priced right, too!

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Description

View

Front View
Front Right
Front Open
Left Side
Lower Le
ft
Upper Section
Base
Throat
Tablet
Tablet Back
Dial
Pendulum
Movement

Reference
Ly, T.D., American Clocks - I, 1989, p. 246.

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WMD-1228
$2,450
Waltham Presentation Banjo Clock, c.1930

 Waltham Presentation Banjo Clock, c.1930 ~ Antique Clocks Guy

 Waltham Presentation Banjo Clock, c.1930 ~ Antique Clocks Guy

Ship From So. CA

Waltham presentation banjo clocks are becoming harder to find as they are extremely appealing and families tend to hold on to them. We are delighted to have this one to offer for your serious consideration. It features an unnamed American/British battle scene as was typical on banjo clocks of the 1800s and early 1900s.

Interesting to note on this clock the two "baskets"below the ships in the tablet painting. The one on the right, under the American vessel is turned upright; the one under the British flagship, is turned upside-down. The reverse-glass artist must've had a wonderful giggle over this one!

 Waltham Presentation Banjo Clock, c.1930 ~ Antique Clocks Guy

Physical: The mahogany case, which measures 42"h x 10.5"w x 4"d features the original finish and is in absolutely beautiful condition as you can see from the photos. The throat and tablet glasses are original and in excellent condition. The dial retains its original paint and is in excellent condition. The gilding on the finial as well as the eagle itself are original to the case.

Mechanical:
The eight-day, time-only, weight-driven movement with "engine-turned" plates is signed and original to the case with serial number 8137. We know of no data that tie Waltham serial numbers to manufacturing date ranges, but this clock is circa 1930. The movement, which has just been cleaned, lubricated and re-strung, is in excellent running order and has the original weight and pendulum with tie-down.

Comments: Nice clock. Wonderful American naval battle scene. Great conversation piece waiting for a special place in your home or office.

Questions? Contact us by phone at , or e-mail.

PHOTO LINKS:

Description

View

Front View
Front Left
Upper Section
Upper Left
Midsection
Lower Section

Ta
blet/Base
Tablet Back
Dial
Pendulum Bob
Movement
- 1
Movement - 2




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