Posted 8 years ago
This clock was made about 1845, the fourth year that Seth Thomas made brass movement ogee clocks. It has the unusual feature of a brass nameplate on the dial.
* Ogee case, non-original lower glass, made in Plymouth Hollow, glasses held with wood strips. Height 26?, width 15 11/16?, depth 4 5/16?;
* Dial: metal, two rings drawn around time track, dots for minute marks;
* Early features of dial: tapered numerals 3, 4 and 8, small winding holes (8.2 mm);
* Label: printed by Elihu Geer, Hartford, Connecticut, no address given. This dates it to 1842 – 1845;
* Movement: type 1.241, early.
The lower glass tablet in the door is a reproduction of an original and is painted on old glass.