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    Posted 7 years ago

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    I hope someone can tell me something about this clock. Anything would be appreciated! It has a swinging pend


    1. toolate2 toolate2, 7 years ago
    2. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Hello toolate2: There's Probably another out there. No Bruce here. Sorry!!
      I'm glad you like it. Do you happen to know anything about it???
    3. toolate2 toolate2, 7 years ago
      Bruce99 is the hands down clock expert on this site. I was appealing to him on your behalf. I'm thinking it's a nice Adamantine Seth Thomas from around 1880-1890.... Here's a link:
      Does it run?
    4. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Thank you toolate2. I'll check it out!!
    5. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Thank's scottscuff. I'll try to find some markings on it.
    6. toolate2 toolate2, 7 years ago
      The dial says Seth Thomas. I see no reason to think the dial has been replaced...
    7. Bruce99 Bruce99, 7 years ago
      Hi Folks! I've been working on my Honey-Do list! Seems I've been really slacking off lately :D

      Scott, you're right in that Seth Thomas and Ingraham can have a similar style of foot and bezel on their mantle clocks. A dead give away for an Ingraham is the regulator disk that you access through the dial and turn with a finger or thumb. It's a horizontal slot located between the "12" and the center of the dial and it is a dead give-away for an Ingraham mantel clock because because no other clock manufacturer made their movements that way. I'm sure Ingraham had a patent on it and it is really a nice feature.

      Toolate2, as usual, you're absolutely correct! Musikchoo's clock is a Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel clock. Consulting my handy-dandy Reference book I see that it is a model called the "Sussex" from circa 1900 (probably give or take 10 years). Described as: Wood case, adamantine finish. Bronzed metal feet. Eight-day, half-hour strike. Cathedral bell. 5-inch dial. Height, 10 3/4 inches. Base, 11 1/2 inches (including the feet). Ly appraised a mint, original example at $300 in 2005.

      I haven't seen them come up very often on eBay or elsewhere.

      The only one I have in my records was an eBay auction:
      Ended: Jan 09, 201111:10:22 PST
      Winning bid: US $122.50 [ 25 bids ]
      Shipping: $40.00 USPS Priority Mail
      Seller: Member id danielsober
      Item number: 150542575524

      I would say that it was in good condition but in need of service.

      They are neat little clocks. Be careful with the Adamantine finish. It ages well but it is a relatively soft material that scratches easily. Don't use anything really abrasive on it.

      Well, back to that list or I'll be losing my internet privileges! LOL!
    8. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Many Thanks to all of you. I can see why Bruce is the Clock Guru. He really knows his Clocks!!! But you other two ,toolate2 and scottscuff seem to be pretty Clock oriented also!!! Thanks again to all of you!!!
    9. pegasus57, 7 years ago
      I have a clock just like this one. I just had it repaired for my birthday. also looking for information on this clock. It has been in my family for over 6o yrs. Not for sale!
    10. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Thanks pegasus57. These Family Treasures will never leave our possessions will they!!
    11. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Thank You Scandinavian
    12. pegasus57, 7 years ago
      The pendelum is also very ornate. If you plan on transporting it make sure to take the pendelum off the hook. Thats how I found out how beautiful it was. Mine has a garden scen to it
    13. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the heads-up scandinavian! You have a truly beahtiful family treasure!!
    14. pegasus57, 7 years ago
      Musikchoo; Thank you for puttng a picture of your clock up. I took a very bright flashlight and a magnifying glass and checked mine over . I was able to read the label on the back. Mine is a Rival from The E. Ingrham Co. It has the regulator disc just below the 12, mine also has a gold face. W/ 3 patent dates on the last one is of Aug 11 1888

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