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45.       $75

“Welch, Spring & Co., Forestville, Conn.”, mantel clock, “Italian No. 2”, ca 1878.The rosewood case is smoky dark, probably never cleaned, but kept nice by polishing. It is 16 inches tall, has door latch, original glasses, paper dial, complete label, coil gong, old pendulum and key and an 8-day movement that is running and striking the coil gong.   Ly-Welch, #360. $100-$200.

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46.       $75

“E. N. Welch, Forestville, Conn.”, wood cased mantel clock, “Peerless”, ca 1885. The rosewood case is very nice and stands 17 ¼ inches high. It has the special Welch pendulum, nickel bell, brass dial rings, repainted dial, replaced hands, label, and an 8-day time and striking movement that is running. Ly-Welch #379. $100-$200.

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47.       $75

“Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, mantel clock listed as a steeple, ca 1876. It is a steeple without the finials on top and ST named it, “Gothic”. The rosewood case is 15 ½ inches high, very clean and polished, and has no veneer or damage anywhere. The original tablet was rebacked to hold the original paint. The top glass is original, metal dial was repainted, has ST hands, coil gong, old pendulum and key, and a complete label. The movement is this case is their 8-day, time and strike, and is running. This is a very nice-looking clock. Ly-Seth Thomas #2295. $100-$200.

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48.       $150

“Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, one of their earliest City Series clocks, “Cincinnati”, ca 1875. Notice this round top case with straight sides is almost identical to many other cases ST made in those early days. They added the columns and finials and had a new style, using the old style. This case is walnut, stands 16 inches tall, black trim around the base and top and of course the columns and finials that have been repainted at some time. The tablet is a replacement, metal dial repainted, good label, coil gong, old pendulum, and key locking door. There may be a recent cutout for the door latch. The movement is running and striking hours on the gong. Ly-Seth Thomas, page 189. $200-$350.

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53.       $100

Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock, flat top, round base, with a 30-hour time and striking “M” movement. ST used a multitude of different movements in their bevy of 9-inch miniature cottage clocks. The 9-inch-high rosewood case is excellent, the dial was repainted, it has a large brass bell and a perfect label. Seth Thomas, Thomaston is shown on the movement and label. $150-$250.

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54.       $100

Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature 9-inch cottage clock, flat top, round base, “K” movement. The mahogany veneered case is excellent. The movement is signed by ST at Plymouth, Conn., the label is signed by ST at Thomaston, Conn. The dial was repainted, hands are correct, old pendulum and key, and an iron bell. The 30-hour movement is running and striking hours on the bell. There is an alarm movement in the bottom and it rings on the same bell. A complete label is on the back of the case. Normally the labels on the 9-inch clocks are inside the case. $150-$250.

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56.       $100

“Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock, flat top and flat base, no door opening in the front, access to the pendulum underneath the case. The 9-inch-high rosewood case is near perfect, clean and polished as is every one of the first 100 clocks in this auction. Brass bezel, original signed dial and ST hands. The complete label is on the back of the case. The 30-hour, time only, “G” movement, is running. Old pendulum and key, and original glass in the bezel. $150-$250.

 

55.       $100

Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock, flat top, round base, “R” movement. The dial was repainted, it has ST hands, complete label, old pendulum and key, and a good tablet. The 30-hour time only movement is running. It is signed ST at Plymouth, Conn. and the label is signed by ST at Thomaston, Conn. The 9-inch-high rosewood case is excellent. $150-$250.

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57.       $100

“Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature round top, round base, cottage clock. Thomaston and ST shown on the movement and base. The dial was poorly repainted and will need to have the Roman numerals redone. Complete label, iron bell, pendulum and key are inside. The 30-hour “Q” movement is running, the bell is for the alarm to strike. The bezel has new gilt paint. $150-$250.

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58.       $100

“Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn.”, miniature cottage clock with flat top and round base. There is fresh gilt paint on the door, repainted dial, ST hands, complete label, iron bell, and old pendulum and key. The 30-hour “J” movement is running and striking the bell on the hours. The movement is signed by ST at Plymouth, Conn. and the label at Thomaston, Conn.  $150-$250.

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