Antique New Haven Banjo Clock All Original
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Time Pieces: Clocks: Pre 1930: item # 990846
Please refer to our stock # 2272 when inquiring.
Laguna Beach, California
(949) 246 3952
|Own this handsome fine, all original antique American classic “Whitney” banjo clock made by the venerable New England clockmaker The New Haven Clock Company of New Haven, Connecticut. This fine piece keeps great time and features two train 8 day movement (signed and hallmarked (New Haven Trade Mark USA #335) chiming on the hour and half-hour, bronze eagle crown, signed clock face (“New Haven - center & New Haven Clock Company USA” bottom)with Arabic chapters, original hand painted glass panels as well as original pendulum and key. First patented in 1802 by brothers Aaron and Simon Willard, the banjo clock was one of the most popular clocks of its time. Clockmaker Hiram Camp formed the New Haven Clock company in 1853 in New Haven and became one of the most successful quality clockmakers in America. Made circa 1927. Dimensions: 32” X 10.125” X 4”. Strong demand for such quality pieces is demonstrated by similar clocks for sale such as the 1930s banjo clock (stock #2197) at antique-world.com for $2,100 and the 1927 New Haven banjo clock (#BA1635) at vermontlcockman.com for $1,095. Capture this wonderful clock at a great value.|