Share your favorites on Show & Tell

New Haven Miniature Statue Clock

In Clocks > New Haven Clocks > Show & Tell.
New Haven Clocks24 of 95New Haven clock. Rare?New Haven Clock Company Circa 1890 Black Mantle Clock
19
Love it
0
Like it

VintagefranVintagefran loves this.
vintagelampvintagelamp loves this.
WandlessfairyWandlessfairy loves this.
shawnicusshawnicus loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
roddyqroddyq loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
TanniTanni loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
bucketheadbuckethead loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
rocker-sdrocker-sd loves this.
CaperkidCaperkid loves this.
SpiritBearSpiritBear loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 17 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    pw-collector
    (281 items)

    St. Francis Hotel, Union Square, San Francisco, CA.

    The Westin, Saint Francis Hotel, is a historic luxury hotel located on Powell and Geary Street on Union Square in San Francisco, California. The two twelve-story south wings of the hotel were built in 1904, and the double-width north wing was completed in 1913, initially as apartments for permanent guests.

    The St. Francis Hotel was begun by the trustees of the estate of Charles Crocker, one of “The Big Four" railroad magnates who had built the western portion of the transcontinental railway. It was built as an investment for Crocker's two young children, Templeton Crocker and Jenny Crocker. It was originally meant to be called The Crocker Hotel, but alternatively it took the name of one of the earliest San Francisco Gold Rush hotels, the St. Francis.

    Years ago, taking a visit to San Francisco, I took this little clock with me, and met with the in-house curator of the hotel. He told me, that in the early 20’s these little clocks were placed on the nightstands by the bed in their luxury suites. He also stated that they all mysteriously disappeared. I assured him that I was not one of the villains.

    This little clock, by the New Haven Clock Co. is a small statue clock, measuring 4 inches wide from far edge of clock to the miners extended left hand holding his pick-ax. It is 4 inches from bottom of the base to the top of the brim of his hat. The base is 1-3/4 inches deep.

    Thanks for looking,
    Dave

    logo
    New Haven Clocks
    See all
     ANTIQUE ART DECO C.1935 NEW HAVEN FLIP PLATO DIGITAL DESK ELECTRIC CLOCK
    ANTIQUE ART DECO C.1935 NEW HAVEN ...
    $393
    ANTIQUE USA NEW HAVEN CALENDAR,STRIKES CLOCK,ORIGINAL MOVEMENT & KEY W OAK CASE
    ANTIQUE USA NEW HAVEN CALENDAR,STRI...
    $51
    Beautiful! Clock Antique New Haven with Figural Angel Cherub Child Statue RUNS
    Beautiful! Clock Antique New Haven ...
    $84
    Large American 30 day Willard banjo clock by New Haven Clock Company @ 1920s
    Large American 30 day Willard banjo...
    $57
    logo
     ANTIQUE ART DECO C.1935 NEW HAVEN FLIP PLATO DIGITAL DESK ELECTRIC CLOCK
    ANTIQUE ART DECO C.1935 NEW HAVEN ...
    $393
    See all

    Comments

    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      vetraio50
      SpiritBear
    2. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      Caperkid
      rocker-sd
      fortapache
      buckethead
      racer4four
      TassieDevil
    3. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      BB2
      roddyq
      antiquerose
    4. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      AnythingObscure
      Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse
    5. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks mikelv85 for the appreciation.
    6. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      officialfuel
      brunswick
    7. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks shawnicus for the appreciation.
    8. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 4 years ago
      Am delighted you weren't arrested on the spot. Lovely clock.
    9. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Wandlessfairy, I will say I was a little worried at the time. The curator said he has only seen pictures of one on a nightstand, but they did not have one. I told him that when I was tired of it, I would donate it to them to place in one of their display cases in the lobby.
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      Wandlessfairy
      Vintagefran
    10. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks bratjdd for the appreciation.
    11. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks vintagelamp for the appreciation.
    12. pw-collector pw-collector, 4 years ago
      Thanks Vintagefran for the appreciation.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.