Clocks 345-354

345.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, octagon top, round base, cottage clock, ca 1865. This 9-inch high model has a brass bezel, typical door latch, repainted dial, replaced ST hands, complete label, and their D-type 30-hour time only movement. The movement is signed Plymouth and the label signed Thomaston. The clock is running. Ly-Seth Thomas #633 and #634. $100-$200.


346.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock with round top and round base they named, “Cabinet No.  1 Extra”, ca 1883. It is only 9 ¾ inches tall and the rosewood veneer is excellent. This model has a round wood bezel, correct door latch, repainted dial, and complete label. The 30-hour movement is their T-type, 30-hour, time only, and is running. Both the label and the movement are signed Thomaston. Ly-Seth Thomas #659. $100-$200.

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347.           $50

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut”, miniature cottage clock they named, “Cabinet No. 1”, ca 1868. It is only 9 ¼ inches tall, covered with rosewood veneer that is very nice, has a brass bezel, replaced paper dial, ST hands, and brass pendulum bob. The time only movement appears to be a 30-hour runner. A label in on the case back along with some provenance that was put there in the 1800’s. Ly-Seth Thomas #658. $75-$150.



348.           $75

“Jerome & Co. New Haven, Conn. / Eclipse”, parlor clock that is just a little special for those times. The trim around the front of the case has good gold gilt that is original, not touched up. The inside of the case is covered with red velvet, it too is original. The glass is different than anything I have seen on a clock, featuring a quarter moon among the clouds. The pendulum is also very special. Inside is a shining brass bell, brass dial rings, and a black label on the base, “Manufactured / At / New Haven, CT. U.S.A.”. On the back is another label identifying the maker and the clock model. The movement runs 8-days and strikes hourly on the brass bell. $100-$200.


349.           $75

“E. N. Welch Mfg. Co., Forestville, Conn.”, mantel clock, “Round Gothic, V.P.”, ca 1880.The rosewood veneered case is 18 ¼ inches tall, retaining a natural darkened color, evidently never cleaned, but does not need to be. The original glass is identical to those in the books, typical door latch, original dial with minor chipping around the winding arbors, and possibly replaced hands. The inside of the case is covered with black paper, the pendulum is the Welch Patti type, there is a nickel bell and dial ring and the 8-day time and striking movement that is running. There is a complete label on the back. Ly-Welch #395. $100-$200.


350.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut”, miniature cottage clock with cornice top and slant base, ca 1880. 9-inch high case appears to be mahogany veneered and is all original except for a repainted dial. The latch, glasses, hands, dial pan, complete label, and the 30-hour D-type time only movement, are all original. The label and movement show the Plymouth address. They made this model in a wide or narrow waist. This one is the narrow at 5 inches, #351 is the wide at 6 inches.  Ly-Seth Thomas #637. $100-$200.



351.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature 9-inch cottage clock with cornice top and slant base, ca 1880. This clock has the wide waist, 6 inches, some were only 5 inches. The rosewood veneered case is excellent, has original glasses and door latch, repainted dial, excellent label, and their 30-hour D-type time only movement. The label is signed Thomaston and the movement is signed Plymouth. Ly-Seth Thomas #637. $100-$200.



352.           $50

“Atkins Clock Co., Bristol, Conn.”, miniature octagon top cottage clock, ca 1875. The rosewood veneered case is 10 inches tall, has original glasses, door latch, complete paper label, brass pendulum bob, and a repainted dial. The 30-hour time only round movement they got from Ansonia. It is running. The case is dark, evidently never cleaned. The clock and movement are pictured and described on pages 90 and 92 in the reference book, “The Clocks of Irenus Atkins”, by Philip C. Gregory & Robert M. King. $75-$150.


353.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock with round top and round base, ca 1886. Touted as “Cottage J” because of the J-type thirty-hour time and strike movement, it had a gold leaf bezel, now gold painted bezel. The dial has been repainted, it has an excellent label, iron bell and correct hands although replaced. The movement is signed Plymouth and the label signed Thomaston. Ly-Seth Thomas #671. $100-$200.


354.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Plymouth Hollow, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock with cornice top and slanted base, ca 1865.The 9-inch rosewood veneered case is very nice, not sure if mirror is original, dial was repainted, hands replaced, and it has a period brass pendulum bob. The 30-hour time and alarm movement is their E-type. It is running and the alarm rings on the large iron bell. The label and movement are signed Plymouth. This model has the narrow waist, 5 inches. Ly-Seth Thomas #351. $100-$200.

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