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Sessions Black Mantel Clock, Early

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Sessions Black Mantel Clock, Early

I recently repaired this early Sessions “Black” mantel clock. The E. N. Welch Mfg. Co. became the Sessions Clock Co. in 1903, and the label on the back of this clock has BOTH company names on it. The case is 11 inches tall, 16 3/8 inches wide at the feet and 13 1/2 inches wide […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Gilbert Black Mantel Clock Made in 1916

May 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Gilbert Black Mantel Clock Made in 1916

This Gilbert Black Mantel clock has a date stamp of 16 (meaning year 1916) on the movement. The painted wooden case is 16 9/16 inches wide at the feet, and 10 7/8 inches tall. The celluloid covered dial has Arabic numerals, and the minute hand is 2 19/32 inches long. The movement has steel plates with […]

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Last updated May 29, 2013

Ansonia Black Iron Mantel Clock

September 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Black Iron Mantel Clock

This Ansonia mantel clock has a black enamled iron case, and was made around 1890 – 1910. It has Ansonia’s 4 pillar rectangular movement that uses thinner (weaker) mainsprings than most other American clocks. This reliable movement was used in many Ansonia mantel clocks. The case is 10 7/8 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches wide, […]

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Last updated September 5, 2011

Schatz Black/Cream Color 400 Day Clock, 1954

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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

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

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