Antique American Clocks January 2022
Seth Thomas Clock Co. “Banjo No. 1”, ca. 1929. A large (37-inch) banjo in a dark mahogany case with patriotic glasses in fine shape. There are two brass side arms and a painted metal dial behind a flat glass, with an eagle finial. The Seth Thomas spring-driven, time-only movement is running confidently. A solid banjo; Horton’s sold one in 2017 for $110. $100-$200.