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New Haven Antique Banjo Wall Clock “whitney” All Original Beautiful - Runs Great For Sale
Now here is a clock that comes only vary rarely! This is a SUPER CONDITION HIGH QUALITY example of a New Haven Banjo Wall Clock in wonderful near all original condition. It is a very classy wall clock in need of a warm loving home. It was made circa 1926 and is called Whitney. It has a New Haven Clock Co High Quality and heavy duty 8 day time and strike movement. The movement runs very well and keeps good time.
The case is mahogany with its beautiful original finish – the tablets are original and in superior condition! This clock has not been worked very much as the screws and screw holes for the movement and all other accessories are original and tight. The middle and bottom tablets are original and in outstanding condition. Extremely rare as usually they have lots of flaking or are completely broken or flaked away. The dial is original and is signed. (See picture). The clock winds on the front (with the enclosed key) and it has an adjustment for fast and slow on the ORIGINAL pendulum. (See picture) The pendulum arm is very long so the clock has a slow steady quiet ticking sound. The clock strikes on a long chime rod with a wonderful sound. The original pendulum is heavy – making for very good timekeeping. Banjo clocks are uniquely American (was invented in the USA!). Runs great! The back of the clock is original with the original paper label! The clock is large and measures 34 inches high, 4 ½ inches deep and 10 inches wide. The only part probably not original is the correct replaced dial – done many years ago. Complete with a new key.
The name of this clock is “WHITNEY”. These antique clocks amaze me - could you imagine any other consumer product still working after over 80 years! And the truly amazing thing with proper care they will work easily past the next 100 years, with this clock going well beyond that! If you are looking for a very nice antique clock that runs well and is high quality – this is it!
Antique Clocks are a Fine Investment. Each one has a unique quality, as well as appreciating in value and beauty with age. You will become attached to your antique clocks and they will become a meaningful and important part of your life adding untold joy each day you own them. They can be handed down from one generation to another as they increase daily in value. Antique clocks serve many purposes other than being useful in telling time, decorative in your home, a valuable asset in your estate and above all a faithful servant and friend which will be true to you to the end of time.
This clock will be packed very very carefully to insure a safe delivery and the buyer is to pay $36.50 for packing, shipping and ins. This clock is large and requires lots of packing materials and lots of time to pack it to keep it in this fine condition. I will gladly answer any emails promptly. I have always hated that "reserve" when I have offer myself so this fine clock has and a very very low (gulp) starting offer. We love these clocks and I will be glad to help you set up your new clock, or answer questions long after the sale via email.
We will be at the NAWCC National clock convention at Dayton OH. Going in our vintage Airstream (with all the kitties!) June 29th through August 2nd . This is a great convention. Then we’re planning on visiting Donna’s Sister and brother in law in Conway MO. Then we’re planning on taking a summer vacation camping in Colorado! It looks like we’ll probably not have much internet access during the trip with all the driving, convention activities, and camping in the National Forests. We’ll ship ASAP right after returning. We’ll begin shipping on Monday right after we get back. Sorry for the inconvenience.
A careful inspection is done each and every time during the packing process by "Wild Thing" Master Packing Kitty
SITE SECURITY PROVIDED BY CJ KITTY (trained watch cat) (always vigilant)
Our Purchasing Department travels throughout the United States searching for the "perfect clock"!
Here's "the family" travelin' to the next clock destination
A Highly Skilled Technician (AKA Wild Thing) checks the movement one last exhausting time to be sure all is right before being carefully placed back in its case.
Some well deserved rest after a long day at the office
Here is our newest addition to the team; "Miss Kitty"! Rescued from the "pound". She specializes in UNpacking and spreading things about. Also enjoys chewing on CJ's tail.
Miss Kitty is getting grown up! She likes to "help" with answering emails. Here she is, after a grueling lesson in "computer 101".
Here is Miss Kitty showing our brand new addition from the pound; "Sweet Pea", the "ins and outs" of packing boxes.
Unfortuniately Sweet Pea has not caught on as yet…
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New Haven Antique Banjo Wall Clock “whitney” All Original Beautiful - Runs Great: $198