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    Posted 5 years ago

    JohnK860
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    Seth Thomas belonged to my in-laws who gave it to me not running. I do not know when they purchased it or if it was given to them. A clockmaker who did some minor work (Cleaned and adjusted) said it was a Connecticut Shelf clock. Can't find a nameplate or label. Runs well. Besides the chime, it has an alarm that will wake the dead. Would appreciate any info or references anyone can add.

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    1. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 5 years ago
      Hi
      I like these old clocks chime's. They can give "old times" feeling in the house. I'll keep one clock chime on, one by one, in the daytime.
    2. ekim ekim, 5 years ago
      Do not wind the alarm let the ZOMBIES sleep.
      Nice clock. ekim
    3. Bruce99 Bruce99, 5 years ago
      Hi JohnK860 You have a Seth Thomas mantel clock from their City Series. This is their "Omaha", Circa 1880s. There are many other examples online, here's one: http://www.prices4antiques.com/Shelf-Clock-Seth-Thomas-Omaha-8-Day-Walnut-19-inch-B189327.html
    4. JohnK860, 5 years ago
      Thanks, Brice99. Really appreciate the research. With that info, I found a number of pictures and descriptions. Interestingly, tho, I haven't found one that calls out an alarm function. Gives me something to follow up on. Again, thanks for the information.
    5. Bruce99 Bruce99, 5 years ago
      The "Omaha" link many of these types of clocks were offered with several different movement options. The Alarm feature was a little extra. Here's an example with the Alarm option: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/6092377_seth-thomas-omaha-city-clock

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