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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

May 25, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
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

Terry Clock Co., One-Day Walnut Shelf Clock

May 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Terry Clock Co., One-Day Walnut Shelf Clock

This one-day walnut shelf clock was made by Terry Clock Co., Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Terry Clock Co. was in Pittsfield from 1883 – 1888. The company was located in Waterbury, Connecticut from 1867 – 1880. In 1888 they became known as Russell & Jones Clock Co. This clock is 19 7/8 inches tall, 13 1/2 inches […]

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Last updated October 13, 2016

Seth Thomas Mahogany Adamantine Mantel Clock

May 14, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Seth Thomas Mahogany Adamantine Mantel Clock

This Seth Thomas Adamantine mantel clock is dated April 1902 on the bottom. The case is 17 3/4 inches wide (at the feet), 10 3/4 inches tall, and the paper dial has a 4 1/8 inch minute track. The date code stamping of 2091 D on the bottom means April 1902. The movement is marked […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Sessions “President No. 3” Tambour Mantel Clock

May 13, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Sessions “President No. 3” Tambour Mantel Clock

This tambour mantel clock is dated 1939 on the label inside the rear door. It has the usual Sessions 8 day time and strike movement. The original time mainspring is 3/4 by 0.017 inch, and the original strike mainspring is 3/4 by 0.0175 inch. I retained the original springs in the clock. I did the […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Gilbert “Black” Kitchen Shelf Clock

May 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Gilbert “Black” Kitchen Shelf Clock

This clock was made in the mid to late 1880s or early 1890s. The movement bears patent dates of 1879 and 1884.  This case originally had a black finish, and it appears to have been overpainted in black later. The clock’s dimensions are height 19 3/4 inches, width 13 7/16 inches, and the dial has […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

E. N. Welch Drop Octagon

May 11, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
E. N.  Welch Drop Octagon

This drop octagon with simple calendar was made by E. N. Welch in Forestville, Connecticut. It has a walnut veneered case and a painted dial. The glass in the door is labeled “Lowery Insurance” which was an agency in Flora, Indiana. It was made around the 1870s – 1880s. The movement is 8-day time and […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011