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Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day Clock with Magdalen College Glass, ca. 1849.

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Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day Clock with Magdalen College Glass, ca. 1849.

A man brought this clock to my shop and said “If you don’t buy this clock, I am going to throw it away!” He had owned it for more than 20 years, and was tired of moving it from house to house. I bought it! I love old American weight driven clocks, and this one […]

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Last updated August 11, 2017

Birge, Mallory & Co. 8 Day OG Clock, 1837 – 1943

June 4, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Birge, Mallory & Co. 8 Day OG Clock, 1837 – 1943

Here’s a very old OG shelf clock by Birge, Mallory & Co. This company made clocks from December 14, 1837 to November 24, 1843. The movement is 8-day weight driven. The case is 32 3/8 inches tall and 17 15/16 inches wide. The dial’s minute track is 9 1/8 inches outside diameter, and the minute […]

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Last updated June 4, 2014

Birge, Peck & Co. Eight-Day Column and Cornice Weight Clock

August 16, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Birge, Peck & Co. Eight-Day Column and Cornice Weight Clock

This beautiful clock came into my shop for repair recently. It was made by Birge, Peck & Co., Bristol, Connecticut. The accepted name for this style of clock is “Eight-Day Standard Column and Cornice Clock”. I really like the reverse painted glass tablets in the doors. The middle glass shows “Public Square, New Haven”, and […]

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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

Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day Cornice and Column Shelf Clock.

April 25, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day Cornice and Column Shelf Clock.

I just repaired the movement of this Birge, Peck & Co. standard 8 day cornice and column shelf clock. The addrss of the printer of the label (Press of Elihu Geer, 10 State Street, Hartford) dates the clock to 1850 – 1855 (see ClockHistory.com) for reference). The case is 32 3/8 inches tall, 16 9/16 […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011