“Atkins Clock Co. / Bristol, Conn.”, octagon top miniature mantel clock, ca 1875. It has a painted tablet, door latch, original painted dial, replaced hands, iron bell, and complete label. The 30-hour time and alarm movement is running. See #7 for Atkins reference. $100-$200.
“Jerome & Co. New Haven, Conn.”, octagon top miniature mantel clock, ca 1875. Great little 10-inch rosewood case with painted tablet, original painted dial, hands, label on the back of the door, pendulum, iron bell and the 30-hour time and alarm movement. I have never wound one of these miniatures but they sure look nice in various places around the house. $100-$200.
E. N. Welch Manufacturing Co., Forestville, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock, “Sequin”, ca 1878. The rosewood case is 11 inches tall, original, and complete. The glasses, door latch, dial, pendulum, and movement, all appear to be original to this case. The label is complete and the movement is time only and running. Ly-Welch #399. $75-$150.
“Bradley & Hubbard, West Meriden, Ct.”, miniature cottage clock, ca 1854. Best known for blinking eye clocks they made some of these small box clocks prior to 1854. The rosewood case is 9 inches tall and in good condition. This clock has an old mirror, door latch, and an old painted dial that is a little rough but not bad enough to have repainted. The hands, pendulum, key, and label all look to be original. The alarm movement and bell are in the bottom of the case while the 30-hour time only movement is performing as intended. $100-$150.
Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock, “Hood”, ca 1880. This little clock is 10 7/8 inches tall and for whatever reason did not make the Seth Thomas dealer catalogs or Tran Duy Ly’s books. For you connoisseurs of the ST mini clocks this one has the 30-hour time and strike movement “M”. I know folks who have collected 100 or more of these little ST miniatures. The painted dial is original, and signed, there is a complete label and a brass bell and it has the correct pendulum and hands. $100-$200.
Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature flat top with round base, ca 1880. The 30-hour movement in this case is their “P” movement, time, strike and alarm. It is running and striking hours on an iron bell. The alarm also rings on the iron bell. The mahogany case is 9 inches high, has a door latch, two original glasses, and a repainted dial. Complete label inside in addition to an old pendulum, alarm movement and the 30-hour time and strike movement. $100-$200.