Seth Thomas and Sonora Bells, (1912-). The patent involved an expansive sound chamber.Seth Thomas, Grand, Model 2000 in Doric case, Cathedral top (introduced 1914). I understand this is the model and name as marketed by Seth Thomas. Westminster [Quarters] chime, aka Cambridge chimes, The tune was ad a pted in mid 19. Century for Big Ben in the famous clock tower at Westminster Quarters or Palace of Westminster, London. This tune originated from St Mary the Great, Cambridge. It was written in 1793 for the new clock at St Marys, the Great, the University Church in Cambridge. Whittington chime, aka St Marys chime s , from Sy Mary-le-bow, London. Its use o riginating from an English theater story adapted from the life of Richard Whittington on hearing the tune ringing from St Mary-le-bow in London in 1392. This seemed to reinvigorate the boy to Turn again Dick Whittington and he went on to find his fortune and later become Mayor of London. He purportedly used the tune as a campaign song for his terms as mayor.
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The item "Seth Thomas, Sonora 8 bells, mantle bracket CLOCK, 2000, grand, Westminster, 16t" is in sale since Monday, January 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks". The seller is "circa19century" and is located in Century, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.