Please about sending a clock for repair. The clock chimes once on the half hour and the number of hours on the hour - no other music. Later clock hands had a softly formed arrow with a round bottom on their tips. Plans for redevelopment to the facility include a special emphasis on the clock. Automatic eight day long alarm. I also purchased another Seth Thomas 8 Day Time and Strike clock at a flea market and this movement is also German made A200 Series movement.
Some say turn the left hole clockwise, and others say counter clockwise, and same for the right side keyhole. The spring winder is very expensive and I want to progress slowly into this hobby since tools can be expensive. Seth mainly worked on fitting the wheels and different clock parts together. What happened to the old one? Then the movement is assembled, lubricated, adjusted and tested. Besides local repair work, we are happy to have smaller clocks shipped to us for repair such as mantel clocks and smaller shelf clocks. This was put into production and utilized on all later perpetual calendar clocks until the last model was dropped in 1917. I see ranges of prices all over the place, as well as age differences in this style.
Thanks Dale, don't scrimp too much on your tools. I thought I would work on this movement first and progress to my Seth Thomas Time and Strike with 3 hammers and then finally to my Chime clock. Jennifer Hudock is an author, editor and freelancer from Pennsylvania. The Seth Thomas Clock Co. Put in the clock, and fill the space firmly with peanuts. See for information about the proper mainsprings for antique American clocks.
Shelf Time; Alarm Clock Spring Company: Seth Thomas Vigil Discontinued: 1911 Doc. These prices are for pendulum clocks, either weight driven or spring driven. Search for this metal plate either inside the clock or on the bottom of it. Date: September 1, 1909 Carriage stye case with metal front and round dial. Silas Hoadley joins the team and they create the famous wooden tall case clock. I would like to add that the striking clock two train is esentially a Hermle 141 series; nearly all parts are available, including complete movements.
Seth Thomas, born 1785, was an amateur clockmaker who began his career in earnest when he moved to Plymouth, Connecticut, in 1807 and became an apprentice to renowned clockmaker Eli Terry. Thomas started making shelf and mantel clocks in 1817 with pillar and scroll cases and a scene painted on the bottom third of the case. Clocks manufactured after 1875 featured an arrow with a circular bottom on their edges. Now that I purchased two clocks at a flea market and both are Seth Thomas barrel springs I will most likely purchase Joe's Spring Winder. I will start with an easier movement and work my way up. Use the appraisal to negotiate a fair price. Date: September 1, 1909 Fancy metal cased mantel clock with bronze finish.
We give a two year warranty on wind-up clock repair. Showing 1-20 of 52 items. By the 1960's the company was but a shell of the old firm, no longer manufacturing movements and contracting out the manufacture of most ot its cases. Automatic eight day long alarm. Examine the hands on the face of the dial as they are a very distinctive, telltale feature. From the late 1800s through the early 1900s, the Seth Thomas Clock Co. The company continued making clocks until 1980 when it went out of business.
We guarantee our work for two years. We offer live chat support Monday through Friday 9am - 6pm Eastern Standard Time. Identifying a vintage mantel pendulum clock by Seth Thomas is sometimes difficult since he often hid the pendulum behind a small wooden door or delicately painted glass. The women of the town spun flax cotton into cords and these were used to hold the clock weights. Would a full service minimize this tic toc sound? At that time, Aaron became President and began to add new products.
I am really anxious to service this clock myself and appreciate the feedback on the barrel springs. It uses thin mainsprings about. Shelf Time; Alarm Clock Spring Company: Seth Thomas Tocsin Alarm Discontinued: 1911 Doc. The clock oil that is put on the movement back when it was new has most likely solidified over a long period of time 20-30 years. It is also made by Hermle but this movement and its associated parts are not redially available, I am assuming that the movement you have has its top three arbors time train running within a bridge at the back of the movement. This is a Seth Clock. This clock has a bunch of brass gears running it, no springs visible, and a single chime - a little hammer drops onto a long, horizontal rod.
On clocks with painted glass in the door, it is best to remove the door and not send it to me to prevend damage. Date: September 1, 1909 Fancy metal cased mantel clock with gold finish. Antique Seth Thomas clocks—particularly and —are treasured by clock collectors and antiques lovers who value craft and sophistication. Thanks so much Fig and Susan. The work was completed on June 24, 1875.