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Christopher Columbus Cast Front Clock, ca. 1890

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    Posted 12 years ago

    bigben
    (72 items)

    Christopher Columbus cast front clock ca. 1890. The movement was made by Western Clock Manufacturing Company, LaSalle, Illinois, USA. The balance wheel has a lead covered rim, which was used on their earlier movements. The patent date on the movement cover is September 22, 1885. The case front is copper plated cast iron.

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    1. Dorathea Crandall, 12 years ago
      I have a clock like the one pictured above . The Christopher columbus metal clock from 1894 fair. could some one tell what it is worth? Thank you. Dorathea
    2. Dorathea Crandall, 12 years ago
      I have a chirstopher columbus fair clock like the one above. Could any one tell me what it is worth? Thank You.
    3. Cascade76, 9 years ago
      Does anyone happen to know the current value on this clock?
    4. pcat, 9 years ago
      i have a christopher columbus cast front clock sitting on the desk in front of me. i was so happy to see some info on it after all these years. this clock sat on the desk of my granfather who was a self - taught ships' powerplant engineer, who worked aboard ships starting in ww 1, ww 2, and viet nam. he died just before i was released from conscripted duty in 1972. i saw a copy of this clock in the maritime museum in san diego harbor. i would estimate monetary value at less than $ 1000. i am compiling information about the clock to go with which ever of my nephews would be interested in cherishing it. the adventurous spirit of columbus,- to conquer ones' fear of the unknown and continue on, my grand father also possesd , and to hopefully inspire that courage in a younger generation of our young men, is beyond monetary value. they will require more courage than men before them had to muster in order to keep our republic.

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