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New Haven Clyde Walnut Kitchen Clock, ca. 1885

October 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
New Haven Clyde Walnut Kitchen Clock, ca. 1885

New Haven Clock Co. made this walnut shelf clock called “Clyde” about 1885. It is an 8-day clock that strikes the hours.  (Half-hour striking became popular later). The case is 22 1/4 inches tall and 14 5/8 inches wide. The photos below don’t show the dial and hands, as they aren’t original to the clock. […]

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Last updated October 21, 2013

Seth Thomas “Metals No. 1” Oak Kitchen Clock Dated 1899

May 26, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Seth Thomas “Metals No. 1” Oak Kitchen Clock Dated 1899

This clock is named “Metals No. 1”, the first in a series of clocks in oak cases with metal trim. The case is  22 3/4 inches tall and 14 15/16 inches wide. The paper face has a 4 7/8 inch minute track, and the minute hand is 2 7/16 inches long. The date code 9981 […]

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Last updated May 29, 2013

New Haven Oak Kitchen Clock

May 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
New Haven Oak Kitchen Clock

This New Haven “kitchen” or shelf clock, was made around the 1880s or 1890s. It originally had an alarm, which has been removed. The dial has a large center opening for the alarm set disc. The oak case is 22 1/8 inches tall and 14 inches wide. The painted dial has a 5 inch minute […]

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Last updated May 26, 2013

Seth Thomas Oak Kitchen Clock with 89E Movement

March 27, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Seth Thomas Oak Kitchen Clock with 89E Movement

I overhauled the movement of this clock recently. One of the teeth on the escape wheel was too short, so I inserted a new tooth. Both mainsprings are original Seth Thomas mainsprings that measure 0.0165 inch thick. The strike speed is adequate, but I wouldn’t want the mainspring to be much weaker. The pendulum takes […]

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Last updated November 27, 2009