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Schatz Black/Cream Color 400 Day Clock, 1954

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Black/Cream Color 400 Day Clock, 1954

This beautiful Schatz standard 400 day clock has a black and cream color dial, and a black and brass base. The paint is all original. The date code on the back is 9 54 (September 1954). I overhauled the movement and installed a new 0.004 inch thick suspension spring and a new lower suspension block. […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Diamond Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

May 31, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Diamond Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

This beautiful Schatz 400 day clock with diamond-shaped dial is dated 6 53 (June 1953) on the movement. I overhauled the movement; and polished and lacquered the base, pillars, platform, finials and pendulum. I installed a new suspension unit 6789. The movement is classified as Horolovar back plate no. 1281. Repair job 5451 Share this […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Seth Thomas Green and Black Adamantine Mantel Clock, Rear Escapement

May 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Green and Black Adamantine Mantel Clock, Rear Escapement

This beautiful Seth Thomas green and black Adamantine mantel clock has the older type of movement with rear escapement. See my clockhistory.com web site for some history of Seth Thomas Adamantine clocks. This clock is 11 3/8 inches wide and 12 1/2 inches tall. The dial is not original, and has a 4 1/4 inch […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

May 28, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

I recently repaired this pretty clock. The back of the case is labeled: PORCELAIN Dresden 8-Day Hour and Half Hour Cathedral Bell Strike Manufactured Expressly For The American Wringer Co No 99 Chambers Street New York No. D-. 363 The number 363 is hand written. The movement is Ansonia’s efficient running 8 day time and […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

May 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

This Sessions oak kitchen or shelf clock may have been made in the 1920s or 1930s. The case form has been simplified from earlier models. The label on the back says at the top: Superior Assortment Manufactured by The Sessions Clock Co., Forestville, Conn, U. S. A. Eight Day Half Hour Strike A metal plate […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock with Oval Dial, 1928

May 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock with Oval Dial, 1928

This Gilbert tambour mantel clock is unusual in that the dial is oval instead of round. The clock looks as though a clock with a round dial was stretched vertically! The overall height is 10 1/8 inches, and the width is 20 inches. The dial’s minute track is 6 5/8 inches tall and 5 3/16 […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Sessions “Stratford” Tambour Mantel Clock

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Sessions “Stratford” Tambour Mantel Clock

This Sessions tambour mantel clock is named “Stratford” on the label inside the rear door. The case is 21 5/16 inches wide and 9 3/8 inches tall. The aluminum dial with embossed numerals has a 5 1/4 inch time track. The label has the date 11 – 39 (November 1939) stamped in ink. I did […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Clear Leveling Discs

May 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Clear Leveling Discs

This Schatz standard 400 day clock is dated 12 54 (December 1954) on the back of the movement. It has a beautiful silvered brass dial with engraved and filled numerals, minute track, and decorative patterns. The unusual feature of this clock is that it has clear leveling discs in the base. Usually they are brass, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia “Sharon” Cabinet Clock

May 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Sharon” Cabinet Clock

This Ansonia “Sharon” cabinet clock has an oak case, an enamel dial, and an 8-day time and strike movement. The case has a top piece that isn’t shown here. The height of the clock (as illustrated without the top piece) is 14 1/4 inches. It is 13 5/8 inches wide, and the enamel dial has […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Birge & Fuller 8 Day Standard Cornice & Column Shelf Clock

May 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Birge & Fuller 8 Day Standard Cornice & Column Shelf Clock

Birge & Fuller was in business from 1843 to 1848, and was one of a series of firms (started by Joseph Ives) making weight driven clocks with strap brass movements and rolling pinions. This beautiful clock is in excellent condition except that the backboard label is missing. Notice the beautiful reverse painted tablets in the […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia Round Drop Wall Clock

May 20, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Ansonia Round Drop Wall Clock

This nice old Ansonia wall clock has an 8-day time only movement. The case is 24 1/2 inches tall and 16 inches wide. The paper dial has an 11 inch time track. The movement, like those in many Ansonia clocks, is an efficient runner, with the original mainspring being only around 0.0172 – 0.0174 inch […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock, 1928

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock, 1928

This Gilbert tambour mantel clock is dated 1928 on the movement. The case is 21 1/8 inches wide, 9 1/2 inches tall, and the dial is printed aluminum with a 4 7/8 inch time track. The movement is 8 day time and bin-bam strike on 2 chime rods. The movement has removable mainwheel bushings, and […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia “Cabinet No. 56” Mantel Clock

May 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Cabinet No. 56” Mantel Clock

This Ansonia mantel clock is named “Cabinet Co. 56” and has an oak case with a fancy metal dial. The case dimensions are 12 15/16 high and 9 5/8 wide, with a 5.5 inch time track on the dial. The dial is metal (zinc or aluminum?) with applied gilt spandrels (corners) and embossed numerals. This […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock

May 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock

This Seth Thomas tambour mantel clock is 19 inches wide, 9 1/8 inches tall, and the aluminum dial has a 4.5 inch time track. The case has been refinished, and there is no label inside the rear door. It was made around the late 1920s or 1930s. The movement is the popular and excellent No. […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011