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183.               $1500

Foster Campos lyre banjo, ca. 1980? Campos made this clock specifically for William Mather in Vermont, a noted clock collector and dealer.  It is marked No. 1 on the dial, case, and front.  The case is 36 inches long in solid mahogany with a carved fleur-de-lis finial, a convex glass and a reverse painted glass of a woman with a harp in the throat.  Note the fir tree on the lower right.  The dial was painted by The Dial House in 1996.  The signed 8-day, time-only movement is running, driven by a No. 8 weight signed by Foster Campos. AAC sold a Campos lyre banjo in 2022 for $1851.  $1500$2000.

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Antique American Clocks                     July 2024