Clocks 365-374

365.           $75

“E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn.”, another “Venetian No. 2”, ca 1875 but slightly different than #364. There are a great many variations of the Venetian No. 2. this one has plain columns and a much different base than #364. It is 18 inches tall, made of rosewood veneer that is very clean and polished. The bottom glass was rebacked, top original, has a very good label, brass dial rings, and original dial that has darkened some and appears to be scratched by finger nails while turning the hands. It has a coil gong, pendulum bob, door latch, and their 8-day time and strike movement that is running. Ly-Ingraham has several pages of the Venetian models. $100-$200.


366.           $75

“Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Conn.”, mantel clock, “Round Top #2”, ca 1870. Like the other clock makers Atkins made many variations of the same model. This rosewood veneered case is 16 5/8 inches tall, typical door latch of that period, rebacked lower glass, original upper glass, coil gong, good label, pendulum bob, replaced paper dial, and a very clean and polished case. The 8-day time and striking movement is running. They say in their catalogs that the bottom glass is gold foil. Reference – “The Clocks of Irenus Atkins”, by Philip C. Gregory & Robert M. King, page 87. $100-$200.


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367.           $75

“New Haven Clock Co., New Haven, Conn.”, mantel clock, “Round Gothic, Extra”, ca 1880. This rosewood veneered case is 17 inches tall, has original glasses, door latch, complete label on the back, pendulum bob, coil gong, alarm movement and iron bell in the bottom of the case and an original painted dial. The dial has minor chips on the bottom edge that you don’t see when the door is closed. The running movement is 8-day time and strike. Ly-New Haven #1219. $100-$200.


368.           $75

Seth Thomas Clock Co. “New Orleans V.P.”, ca 1880. This is one of the earlier models in their large assortment of City Series clocks. The walnut case is 16” tall and retains all its original parts including the glass, complete black label, nickeled dial rings, nickeled bell, and the door knob/latch. The pendulum is not a ST pendulum. The dial paper is a replacement. ST dials were always painted. The movement runs 8-days and strikes the nickel bell hourly. The case is exceptionally nice, clean and polished, and the black trim around the base was enhanced.  Ly-Seth Thomas, page 200. $125-$200.


369.           $75

“Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Conn.”, mantel clock/parlor clock, “Round Top #2”, ca 1873. The rosewood veneered case is 17 ¼ inches tall, beautifully clean and polished, with original glasses, door latch, perfect label inside, coil gong, and original painted dial that is still very nice. The 8-day movement is running and striking the coil gong hourly. About as good as we get. See #366 for reference details. $100-$200.


370.           $75

“Welch, Spring & Co., Forestville, Conn.”, mantel/parlor clock, “Italian No. 1”, ca 1878. Their catalogs lists the tallest one at 18 1/2, this clock measurers 19-inches tall. It is rosewood veneered, very attractive as all these rosewood cases are, it has two original glasses, the unhandy door latch, good label, coil gong, pendulum bob, new paper dial, and their eight-day, time only movement, that is running and striking properly. Ly-Welch, pages 168-169. $100-$200.



371.           $75

“E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn.”, mantel clock they named, “Venetian No. 2”, ca 1875. Like 95% of this collection it was made with rosewood veneer that is clean. The half column that circles the front was gold gilt originally, now a little dull. Perhaps the proper cleaning would help it. The glasses are original, it has the typical door latch, good label, coil gong, brass pendulum bob, separate alarm movement and iron bell, and a replaced paper dial. The 8-day movement is running and striking the hours on the coil gong. Ly-Ingraham #829. $100-$200.



372           $100

Seth Thomas Clock Co. a City Series clock, “Victoria”, ca 1874. Walnut veneered case is 15 ½” high, the sides and top are clean and polished, the door and base are also very nice and we have some gold gilt around the door and around the glasses. Inside is a very nice label, coil gong, brass pendulum, and an old painted dial, all are original. It has a very     8-day movement is running and striking the gong on the hours. ST made two versions of the Victoria. Go back to #328 the V.P. model, it stands 18 inches high, has a different dial, dial rings, and dial board. Also the base is different. Ly-Seth Thomas, page 211. $150-$250.



373.           $75

“Seth Thomas” 9-inch tall cottage clock ST called, “Cabinet No. 2-J”. It is the same height as all the small cottage clocks but they have differing case styles and movements. This very nice rosewood veneered case has their J-type movement which is 30-hour time and strike. It has a brass bezel, repainted white dial pan, ST hands, and replaced paper dial. You access the pendulum thru an opening underneath the case. Ly-Seth Thomas, page 229. $100-$200.



374.           $75

“Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Conn.”, 9-inch cottage clock with octagon top and round base, ca 1880. The rosewood veneered case is immaculate, clean and polished just like all the clocks in this large collection. It has a brass bezel, repainted dial, correct hands, gold leaf around the mirror in the door, original door knob, brass pendulum bob, brass bell and perfect label. The movement is one day, signed Thomaston, time and alarm, and of course is running. Ly-Seth Thomas, pages 216-217. $100-$200.

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