Old man and the key double dating
There are many ways to identify and date an antique clock. But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful.
First, look for the obvious signed dial, and/or movement.
Many clock makers (and companies) put their names directly on the dial and on the movement.
Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer.
SETH THOMAS - Is it a Merrimac or Monitor ship's bell clock?
This Seth Thomas ship's bell clock belonged to a Marine officer who served in WWII. New England Clock Calendar Wall Clock Model 267G I recently purchased the above named clock and am hoping to find a copy of the operating instructions.
At a garage sale, I bought two of what I've come to learn is called a "Clock Jack" for turning kettles over the fireplace hearth. Kienzle Nutwood & Palisander Art Deco Mantel Clock This clock was purchased on Ebay from a seller who purchased it in Dusseldorf. 130 yr old kitchen gingerbread clock We actually got this clock as a wedding present 33 years ago, and need help identifying it so we can sell it. I do not know anything about this clock and I cannot find anywhere on the clock … Has gears and little arms driven by gears that move panels. It has dutch wind mills with a house on the right, sailboat at the bottom, dutch girl with … Art Deco Flip Clock I picked this clock up at a yard sale many years ago. I am curious to find out its history and what it may be worth. Would like to know who made this clock and what date? This clock is that black wood color and has twin wood pillars on both sides. French Mantle clock silk thread movement Hello I purchased a French clock, with silk thread movement, it is a mantle clock and comes in two parts, it is guilded, it only has numbers on the movement, … 1790 This solid mahogany longcase 'grandfather's' clock has been in the family since purchased new circa 1790 near Philadelphia. Clock given to my grandparents as a wedding gift My father (now deceased) inhereted a Seth-Thomas clock which was given to my grandparents as a wedding gift around 1921 or 1922.
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Father-in-law's clock that was his grandmother's My father in law is 70 years old, and he acquired this clock when his grandmother died at over 80 years of age, but we would like to know it's history … The actual auctioneer was competing with me, but I won the clock. Looking for information on this cute little clock This clock was in my Mother's basement for many years and discovered after she passed away. Stone on the British Queen I have a clock that has a plate that states it was presented to Mr. As I am researching, I see that all the other clocks of this type might have been spray painted because the beautiful pink stone that is within the crown …