Condition Report For Lot# 954 :
Mahogany and gilt banjo with some loss to the balls on the bottom bracket. The side arms have residue from brass polishing compound that has left some residue on the case. Painted steel dial with very minor loss at the mounting screws. James used a Waltham movement when making this timepiece. Very nice colorful glasses. James G. Conlon was the son of James E. Conlon who made copies of Willard's banjo, lyre, girandole, Mass. shelf, and lighthouse clocks in the early 1900's. The history inside the case states: "Brass movement and mahogany case made by James G. Conlon of Boston and Auburndale. Reverse painting glass by Jack Conlon of Brookline. Gold leaf panels and bracket by Eugene Conlon of Braintree. All sons of James E. Conlon of Boston. Ht 40"