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    Posted 7 years ago

    oldjunk
    (2 items)

    Husband inherited this from his Great Grandfather, who received it as a retirement gift near the turn of the century. Hoping to find its maker?

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    1. Bruce99 Bruce99, 7 years ago
      Looks to be a Herschede Model 320 Colonial from circa 1930. If so, it should measure 87" x 20 1/2" x 14 3/4". If you get the Serial Number off of the back of the movement you can usually determine the year of manufacture. See this link for some history on the Herschede Clock Company http://www.champsclock.com/herschedeinfo.htm#history
      Hope that solves your mystery. If not, ask away. If so, please indicate "Mystery Solved" in your listing. Thanks for sharing your heirloom.
    2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      Nice call Bruce....kudos
    3. oldjunk, 7 years ago
      Nailed it!!! Wow. Our's is 61537, so 1918. Very interesting link too. Thank you so much!
    4. Bruce99 Bruce99, 7 years ago
      You're very welcome oldjunk. You have an excellent early example of the model. Glad we could help solve your mystery. Thanks again for sharing your "Great" Grandfather's Clock. :)
    5. Bruce99 Bruce99, 7 years ago
      Kerry, thanks. We do what we can, eh? You had some nice calls on upstatenycollector's Lux clocks too. :)
    6. oldjunk, 7 years ago
      It is a beauty. Amazing what they gave as retirement gifts back then. Lucky today if you get a pizza and a handshake.

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