Lemuel Curtis of Concord, Massachusetts

Lemuel Curtis was born in Roxbury, MA in 1790. He died in New York on June 17, 1857. Lemuel had two brothers who were also involved with clockmaking. He was the nephew of Aaron Willard and probably trained with Simon Willard in Roxbury. He was a terrific clockmaker and the inventor of the Girandole. For and in depth description of his clockmaking activity, please read Paul Foley’s book, “Willard’s Patent Time Pieces.”

Lemuel Curtis of Concord, MA. "Warranted By L. Curtis"

A Lemuel Curtis Timepiece from Concord, Massachusetts. This is a fine Federal Massachusetts timepiece or “Banjo clock” made in Concord, Massachusetts… read more

Lemuel Curtis Timepiece Concord, Massachusetts

This is a fine Federal Massachusetts timepiece or “Banjo clock” made in Concord, Massachusetts circa 1820 by Lemuel Curtis. This is… read more