Antique Seth Thomas Quarter Hour Chiming Mantle Clock In Running Condition. This is a very nice looking mantle clock made by the Seth Thomas Clock Co. In the USA that features a very high quality #89 eight day time and quarter hour chime movement. It is in good running condition, keeping time and chiming properly.
It is a fairly rare model, the #89L, that is a quarter hour chiming movement. It chimes by striking two chime rods in alternating sequence.On the quarter hour it chimes one double alternating chime, on the half hour it chimes two sets of alternating chimes, on the three quarter hour it chimes three sets of alternating chimes, and then on the hour it counts the number of the hour with single chimes... If it were 8:00, it would chime 8 single chimes, etc.
Timeless in styling, this clock has already lasted 90 plus years and with proper care should easily last another lifetime. The signed silvered dial is in good condition for its age.It is somewhat worn and aged but very nice looking. The brass bezel is heavily stained and tarnished. The clock case itself is in good structural condition. The original finish shows wear and is somewhat rustic in appearance.
19 ¾" long x 9 ¼" high x 6 ¼ deep. This clock is in overall good condition and would make a lovely addition to any home or antique shop.Another excellent investment, as Seth Thomas clocks in any condition are highly sought after. This clock is ready to place on your mantle and be enjoyed while it escalates in value.
Complete with a key and pendulum. This helps insure that the new owner will have a satifying experience. Be very sure to save all packaging material if there is a problem. All sales are final, (with the exception noted below). It is nearly impossible to find one in "mint" condition.If a clock has damage from misuse, it will be noted. If a clock is running properly when it arrives... Thats about the best we can do. We try to describe everything exactly as it is and if we do something wrong, we will make it right. We do not use our computers on Sunday, the Lord's day, but will answer any emails Monday through Saturday and do whatever we can to resolve any problems.
Honesty is always the best policy. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.The item "Antique Seth Thomas Quarter Hour Chiming Mantle Clock In Running Condition" is in sale since Friday, January 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel". The seller is "saved400days" and is located in Port Leyden, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.