Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. 8-day “Cottage” clock, ca 1870. The mahogany veneered case is 14 ˝ inches high, has a replaced painted tablet, door latch, flaking painted dial, old hands, brass pendulum and key. In addition to the 8-day time and striking movement this one also has an alarm movement. In 1870 it was their best way to be awakened to get to work. It is running and striking hours on a coil gong and the alarm sounds on a bell. The full label is dark. Ly-Seth Thomas #643. $75-$150.
Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. “Octagon Top” cottage clock, ca 1875. These miniature cottage clocks are all 9 inches tall and come with various case styles and movement configurations. I have known collectors who accumulated hundreds of these little clocks. This one is all original, has painted tablet, brass sash with flat glass, painted dial, original hands, complete label, one day movement with alarm that sounds on a large iron bell. See Ly-Seth Thomas for the many variations of these cottage clocks. $100-$200.
“Seth Thomas, Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut”, Cottage “O”, ca 1886. Rosewood veneered case is 9 inches tall and fitted with their “O” type one day time only movement. It is complete, painted tablet, door latch, hands, repainted dial, brass pendulum, complete label, and the one day movement that is running. $100-$200.
“Seth Thomas, Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut”, Cottage “C”, ca 1855. Rosewood veneered case is 9 inches tall, has a painted tablet, door latch, brass pendulum, ST hands, brass bell, complete label, and 30-hour time and alarm movement. $100-$200.