⌚Unique Panerai Luminor Daylight PAM196 Automatic 44mm Stainless Steel Watch

Panerai watches, designed and manufactured by Rolex SA played a role in assisting the frogmen of the Decima Flottiglia MAS in their operations during World War II

⌚Rare Panerai Luminor Daylight PAM 196 G sires Chronograph.

Technical details
Functions

Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds, date, Chronograph with three counters
Case

Diameter 44 mm, AISI 316L Polished Steel
Bezel

Polished Steel with tachymeter scale engraved
Back

Screw, Steel. Front of the Panerai Boutique in Florance engraved
Dial

Blue with luminous markers and Arabic numerals. Minute counter at 3 o’clock, hour counter at 6 o’clock, seconds at 9 o’clock, chronograph seconds hand in the middle. Date at 4.30 o’clock.
Water Resistance

“10 bar (~100 metres)”
Strap

Anthracite 24/22.0 Standard

Unique Panerai Luminor Daylight Chronograph PAM196, selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch

Unique Panerai Luminor Chronograph Daylight PAM196 selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch

RARE Panerai Luminor Chrono Daylight PAM 196 G – PAM00196 (aka: PAM196, PAM 196) only were 1200 made.

Luminor Daylight Chrono : PAM00196
Stainless Steel, rubber strap with deployant clasp, tachymeter bezel, black dial, automatic (Cal. OP XII (base ETA Valjoux 7753)), 12-hour chronograph, date, Ref. PAM 196, G series, ca. 2004, 44x53mm,

Panerai PAM 196 models self-winding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch Width: 44 mm / Height: 53 mm / Thickness: 16.5 mm / Lug Width: 24 mm

Only 3700 Panerai PAM 196 models were produced between 2004 and 2006.

Officine Panerai is a luxury Italian watch manufacturer, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.
Officine Panerai designs, manufactures and markets watches through authorized dealers and company-owned stores worldwide.
Giovanni Panerai (1825–1897) founded Officine Panerai in Florence, Italy in 1860.

The company is headquartered in Florence and manufactures watches in Neuchâtel, Switzerland using both movements manufactured in-house and movements manufactured by ETA S.A.

Panerai watches, designed and manufactured by Rolex SA played a role in assisting the frogmen of the Decima Flottiglia MAS in their operations during World War II. Notable products include the Luminor and Radiomir wristwatches.

Panerai offers watches across four marketing lines: Historic, Contemporary, Manifattura and Special Editions in runs of 500, 1000, 2000 or 4000 units—each carrying an issue number on the case back. The company issues Special Editions by year. For example, in 2006 issued the 1936 California Dial Radiomir special edition, a reissue of the first Panerai model presented to the Italian Marina Militare with production limited to 1936 units.

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Ferrari branded Panerai products

When Ferrari’s contract with rival watchmaker Girard-Perregaux expired in 2005, Ferrari and Panerai entered into a five-year agreement to design, manufacture and distribute Panerai watches carrying the Ferrari trademark. The collection was branded Ferrari engineered by Panerai and consisted of two product lines marketed as “Granturismo” and “Scuderia”. The collection consisted of 11 models priced between US$5,000 and US$30,000.
The evolution from Radiomir to Luminor was completed in the Fifties with the invention of the signature crown-protecting device which was patented in Italy in 1955 and almost one year later in the USA. The patent application for a “Tight Seal Device” was filed by brother and sister Giuseppe and Maria Giuseppe Panerai, also listed as the inventors:
patent application for a "Tight Seal Device" was filed by brother and sister Giuseppe and Maria Giuseppe Panerai, also listed as the inventors

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Panerai Luminor Daylight Chronograph  PAM196, selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch

Unique Panerai Luminor Chronograph Daylight PAM196 selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch

The last Unique Luxury Panerai Luminor Daylight 196 G in production. As you can see this particular #UNIQUE Watch has 1200 out of 1200 so it one of a kind. Mens fancy watch brands Luminor Daylight Chronograph PAM 00196 Stainless Steel Watch The Panerai PAM 196 is the black dial version of the #Chrono Daylight. Panerai OP XII caliber It has a stainless steel case of 44mm and is powered by #caliber OP XII. #Panerai #Luminor #Chrono #Daylight PAM00196 self-winding automatic watch, features a 44mm stainless steel case surrounding a black dial on a black rubber strap with a stainless steel deployant buckle. Functions include hours, minutes, small-seconds, date, chronograph, tachymeter.

Manufacturer’s Reference: Panerai Luminor Daylight PAM00196

Collection: Luminor

Gender: Men’s

Circa: 2004

Case Shape: Cushion

Case Size: 44 mm diameter Case

Thickness: 16 mm Case

Material: Stainless Steel

Crystal: #Sapphire

Dial Color: Black Dial

Markers: Arabic

Numerals #Arabic

Movement: Automatic

Water Resistance: 100 meters

Strap/Bracelet: Strap – Deployant

Strap Color: Black

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Features: #Chronograph, Date, Second Hand, Tachymeter, Panerai Luminor Chronograph Daylight PAM196 selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch Contact us at Antiques of America and Collectibles for Sale | Antiques of America Antiques of America.com

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Panerai Luminor Chronograph Daylight PAM196 selfwinding automatic 44mm stainless steel watch.

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ETHAN ALLEN Grandfather Clock Made in USA with Hermle Made in Germany Clocks Movements

ETHAN ALLEN Made in USA - Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German Movement

ETHAN ALLEN Floor Clocks (Grandfather Clocks) Made in USA with Hermle Movement.

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ETHAN ALLEN Floor Clocks (Grandfather Clocks) Made in USA – Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German Movement

ETHAN ALLEN Made in USA - Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German MovementETHAN ALLEN Made in USA – Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German Movement

Cherry finish.
Triple chime German movement.

Plays Westminster, Whittington, and St. Michael triple chime capabilities, and chimes on quarter-hours and strikes out the hours.
Tuscany cherry accent panels top and bottom of the front of the case as well as the sides.
Brass Dial with open center and brass stamped corners.
Polished brass weights and pendulum.
Brass accents on the top, middle and bottom of the side columns
Glass is beveled thru-out the clock.
Upper side doors with beveled glass for easy access to the German Movement.
Shut off option on the quarter chime and the hour strike.
Measures 88 ½ tall x 23 3/4 wide x 13 deep.

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Hermle Clocks Movement information form manufacturer.

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ETHAN ALLEN Made in USA - Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German MovementHermle Clock Company is the home of the finest Black Forest German-made clocks.

Hermle work closely with clock shops and home goods companies across the country to provide quality products with exceptional service.

Designer Trade Programs for residential and commercial, hospitality projects!
Hermle, clock, home furniture, cuckoo, mantel clocks, grandfather clocks, modern wall clocks, black forest, pendulum, oversized wall clock, quartz clock, tubular, chime, home goods, home decor, clock shop, black forest, small business, quality, customer service, home accessories, interior decor, decorating, artwork, craftsmanship, regulator clock, schoolhouse clock, mantle clock, floor clocks, sleek clocks, inexpensive clocks, cheap clocks, emperor clocks. Hermle 1161-853 Clock Movement Auto Night Shut Off Feature:

The Hermle 1161-853 Replacement Mechanical Movement is an 8-day cable driven movement for grandfather clocks. The hammers are mounted on both sides of the chime rod unit. It has Westminster, Whittington, and St. Michael triple chime capabilities, and chimes on quarter-hours and strikes out the hours.
It also has an optional automatic night chime shut-off feature, preventing it from chiming between 11PM and 7AM.

Hermle Clocks Movement Specifications:

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ETHAN ALLEN Made in USA - Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German Movement Cherry finish. Triple chime German movement Plays Westminster, Whittington, and St. Michael triple chime capabilities, and chimes on quarter-hours and strikes out the hours. Tuscany cherry accent panels top and bottom of the front of the case as well as the sides. Brass Dial with open center and brass stamped corners. Polished brass weights and pendulum. Brass accents on the top, middle and bottom of the side columns Glass is beveled thru-out the clock. Upper side doors with beveled glass for easy access to the German Movement. Shut off option on the quarter chime and the hour strike. Measures 88 ½ tall x 23 3/4 wide x 13 deep.

ETHAN ALLEN Made in USA – Hermle BLACK FORREST CLOCK 161-853BS 94cm/66 #87 Made in German Movement


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Dimensions: 200 x 140 mm, with an internal distance of 32 mm between the plates.
Weight Requirements:
Time Train: 7.7 lbs
Striking Train: 7.7 lbs
Chiming Train: 9.9 lbs
Handshaft: 33.2 mm.
Winding System: Winding Crank. Uses a #8 hand crank.
Automatic beat adjustment.
12 Hammer back.

 

 

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ANTIQUE BRUNSWICK VICTORIAN POOL TABLE

ANTIQUE BRUNSWICK MONARCH VICTORIAN POOL TABLE , LION BASE

ANTIQUE BRUNSWICK MONARCH POOL TABLE   Restored Victorian Brunswick 4′ x 8′ pool table. The model is called ” The Monarch”. It was made by Brunswick in the late 1870’s, early 1880’s. This model is considered one of the most elaborate, impressive and desirable pool tables ever made.

J.M. Brunswick & Balke  – The Monarch, 1880’s, 4′ x 8′, deep true mahogany with California laurel, burl ash, French walnut, birdseye maple, rosewood, ebony, mahogany and tulip woods inlays.  Cast iron full-body lion base with gold leaf.

The table carriage has burled walnut with numerous inlaid woods, probably ebony, tulipwood, burl ash, maple, mahogany and rosewood. The rosewood top rails are inlaid with ivory diamond sights. The base consisting of four lions is cast iron and has no welds or repairs. Although the gold gilt on the base is not as flashy as some that I have seen, I believe it is probably the original gold gilt.

The Slate: the four piece slate has no breaks. The slate has some surface scratches and flakes to the edges but this has no effect on the play of the table. Important to note that the first two pieces of slate are greenish and have a slight redish brown color in the background (probably some kind of sediment, mineral or metal in the rock, which happens). In the third and fourth pieces of slate the redish brown color dominates with only tiny areas that show the green. At first glance the two differ colors in the slate look like the slate is a marriage of two sets of slate but it is not.

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN POOL TABLEThe pockets are newer number 3 iron and chrome plated. The originals were a polished nickle plate that looked like chrome. The brass rail bolt covers and one rail bolt are newer. I had the rail cushions replaced since they have been sitting around unused for a few years. I also had them professionally recovered in new Proform high performance rich tournament green felt. The new cloth has never been played on and the bed cloth is still in the bag.

I bought this table for myself after looking at number of these models through the years when one would come up at an auction or through dealers etc.. In my opinion this table is a substantially better than any of the others that I have seen in all those years, but I have never had room or the house to set it up in.

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Russia 1912 Banknote 500 Rubles Paper Money

History of Russian Currency and Paper Money (RUBLE)

500 rubles version of 1912 year. Front. With Tzar Peter I portrait.
500 rubles version of 1912 year. Front. With Tzar Peter I portrait.

According to the most popular version, the word “rouble” is derived from the Russian verb руби́ть (rubit’), meaning to chop.

The ruble has been the Russian unit of currency for about 500 years. From 1710, the ruble was divided into 100 kopeks.

Русский: Банкнота “петенька” достоинством 500 рублей образца 1912 года. Россия. Лицевая сторона с изображением императора Петра Первого.
Естественные цвета с максимальным разрешением. На правом клапане купюры нет никакого изображения, только белая бумага без различимых водяных знаков (не отсканировано, поскольку размер купюры больше А4).
English: Russian Empire banknote 500 rubles. Version of 1912 year. Front. With Tzar Peter I portrait.

The amount of precious metal in a ruble varied over time. In a 1704 currency reform, Peter I standardized the ruble to 28 grams of silver. While ruble coins were silver, there were higher denominations minted of gold and platinum. By the end of the 18th century, the ruble was set to 4 zolotnik 21 dolya (almost exactly equal to 18 grams) of pure silver or 27 dolya (almost exactly equal to 1.2 grams) of pure gold, with a ratio of 15:1 for the values of the two metals. In 1828, platinum coins were introduced with 1 ruble equal to 77⅔ dolya (3.451 grams).

On 17 December 1885, a new standard was adopted which did not change the silver ruble but reduced the gold content to 1.161 grams, pegging the gold ruble to the French franc at a rate of 1 ruble = 4 francs. This rate was revised in 1897 to 1 ruble = 2⅔ francs (0.774 grams gold).

With the outbreak of the First World War, the gold standard peg was dropped and the ruble fell in value, suffering from hyperinflation in the early 1920s.

Russia 500 Rubles 1912

Item Code: RU-500-1912

Five hundred rubles featuring Peter the Great and a personification of Mother Russia, 1912Front: Effigy of Czar Peter I, The Great in battle suit. Seated allegoric woman symbolising Mother Russia. Back: Arms. Watermark: Effigy of Czar Peter I, The Great.
Dimensions: 272 x 126 mm

Russia 500 Rubles 1912

Russia 500 Rubles 1912

Texts: Gosudarstvennyi Kreditnyi Bilet. Pyat’sot Rublei. Five Hundred Roubles. 1. Razmen gosudarstvennykh
kreditnykh biletov na zolotuyu monetu obespechivayetsya vsem dostoyaniyem gosudarstva. 2. Gosudarstvennyie
kreditnyie bilety imeyut khozhdeniye vo vsey Imperii na ravne s zolotoyu monetoyu. 3. Za poddelku kreditnykh biletov
vinovnyie podvergayutsya lisheniyu vsekh prav sostoyaniya i ssylke v katorzhnuyu rabotu. / Gosudarstvennyi Bank
razmenivayet kreditnyie bilety na zolotuyu monetu bez ogranicheniya summy (1 Rubl’ = 1/15 Imperiala, soderzhit
17.424 dolei chistago zolota).

Russia 1912 Bank Note 500 Rubles Paper Money Koshin Pick 14A

  • Year: 1912
  • Denomination: 500 Rubles
  • Obverse: Depicts the Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire along with the crown on one side of the bank note.
  • Reverse: Tsar Peter I The Great in battle suit along with a Seated Princess.
  • Serial#:
  • Country: Russia
  • Size: 10.75 inches x 5 inches
  • Krause #: Pick-14a Konshin signature
  • Material: Paper
  • Condition: Very Good.

 

Names of different denominations

In the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, several coins had individual names:

  • ¼ kopek – polushka[citation needed]
  • ½ kopek – denga or dénezhka[citation needed]
  • 2 kopek – semishnik (mostly disappeared by 20th century), dvúshka (20th century) or grosh
  • 3 kopek – altyn (not in use anymore by the 1960s)
  • 5 kopek – pyaták
  • 10 kopek – grívennik
  • 15 kopek – pyatialtýnny (5 altyn; the usage lived longer than altyn)
  • 20 kopek – dvugrívenny (2 grivenniks)
  • 25 kopek – polupoltínnik (half poltínnik) or chetverták (from the Russian for ¼)
  • 50 kopek – poltína or poltínnik

The amount of 10 roubles (in either bill or coin) is sometimes informally referred to as a chervonets. Historically, it was the name for the first Russian three-rouble gold coin issued for general circulation in 1701. The current meaning comes from the Soviet golden chervonets (сове́тский золото́й черво́нец), issued in 1923. It was equivalent to the pre-revolution 10 gold roubles. All these names are no longer in use, however. The practice of using the old kopek coin names for amounts in roubles is not very common today. In modern Russian slang only these names are used:

  • 1 rouble – tselkóvy (целко́вый), meaning “entire” or “whole” (це́лый)
  • 5 roubles – pyatyórka (пятёрка), pyaták (пята́к), pyatachyók (пятачо́к)
  • 10 roubles – chírik (чи́рик), “chervónets” (черво́нец) or desyátka (деся́тка)
  • 50 roubles – poltínnik (полти́нник) with some variants like poltishók (полтишо́к), pyótr (Пётр) from picture of monument to the Peter I shown on a bill
  • 100 roubles – stólnik (сто́льник), sótka (сотка)
  • 500 roubles – pyatikhátka (пятиха́тка), originally pyatikátka (пятика́тка)
  • 1,000 roubles – kosár (коса́рь), shtúka (шту́ка) or a hybrid shtukár (штукарь), tónna (то́нна) (mostly in St. Petersburg)
  • 1,000,000 roubles – limón (лимо́н), lyam (лям)

The sixth term derived from “пять кать” (five Catherines). Katya (Катя, Catherina), having been a slang name for the 100 rouble note in tsarist Russia, was used as the note had a picture of Catherine II on it.

The biggest denomination note, as of September 2009, is 5000 roubles, so all the higher amount nicknames refer to amount and not the coin or banknote.

Warning: Most of these definitions, i.e., chirik, poltos, pyatikatka, and kosar, come from jail slang (Fenya). It is quite a vulgar manner of speaking and should be treated with caution.

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Russian Orthodox Icon “Saint Nicholas” silver 1890

Russian Orthodox Icon Saint Nicholas silver

Russian Orthodox Icon Saint  Nicholas silverCollectibles > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Icons > Russian Orthodox Icon “Saint Nicholas” silver 1890 – 84

This beautiful icon shows a saint offering his blessings with his right hand raised.

He wears a gorgeous vestment of gilt silver, like those of cloth worn by high-ranking members of the clergy.

He cradles the Holy Book with his left hand, done in the same relief as the vestment and seeming to be a part of it.

A brilliant glittering halo surrounds his head with radiating beams of light, creating a wonderful contrast with the dark face and beard.

His features are those of a man who has seen much suffering, but whose grace and compassion shine through the human to reflect the Spirit of the Divine. – (PF.4846) Icon Depicting a Saint – PF.4846

Origin: Russia Circa: 1890 Dimensions: 13.75″ (34.9cm) high x 11.625″ (29.5cm) wide

Collection: Russian Icons Style: Russian Orthodox Medium: Oil on Wood/Silver

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Boston Clock Company

Antique Clock Collecting: Boston Clock Company

Antique Clock Collecting: Boston Clock Company

Antique Clock Collecting: Boston Clock Company

Boston Clock Company, 1884-1894, continued the traditions of the Harvard Clock Company after the name change in 1884.  Boston Clock Company began producing striking clocks in 1886 after the invention and patent of the famous Boston tandem wind movement.   This type was produced in house strike and in limited numbers, ship’s bell.    The ship’s bell clocks appear to be prototypes, as all known examples vary significantly in movement design. Circumstantial evidence exists that these ship’s bell clocks marked “Boston Clock Co.”, were assembled at the Vermont Clock Company circa 1900.

From 1884-1894 Boston Clock Company produced approximately 15000 clocks.
While it seems expected that these fine Harvard and Boston clock movements would be similar, as they were produced by the same company, the newly named company expanded their offerings considerably.

In the annals of Boston folk lore is another story about Joseph Eastman and his attempt to market his clocks thought the famous jewelry company “Tiffany & Co.” of New York.   When Eastman called on the buyers of Tiffany, he was rejected, as although his clocks were of excellent quality, his time only clocks were not the striking clocks customers wanted.  This was a tremendous set back to  Eastman as his company had purchased  a very large supply of dials with only one winding hole for use with the time only movements.

In 1886, the Boston Clock Company, patented the famous tandem wind striking movement.

In 1886, the Boston Clock Company, patented the famous tandem wind striking movement.This patent dated June 15, 1886, states, “this invention has for its object to enable the striking-movement of a clock to be readily separated from the time-movement without affecting or making either movement inoperative; and to this end it consists in a clock having a frame composed of two separable sections, the one holding the time-movement and the other the striking-movement”.  It is said that Eastman designed this movement with one winding arbor to satisfy the demand for striking clocks and to use his large supply of single winding hole dials.  The Boston Clock Company experienced at least a moderate level of success as the Boston Clock Company’s 1890 catalog boasted a fairly wide line of clocks.  One of the most notable, although rather rare, of the Boston clocks, the “Locomotive”, seems to have been the the inspiration for the Chelsea Clock Company when they began offering their “Marine” line of clocks in 1897.  These marine clocks, followed by their patented Ship’s Bell clock in 1900, eventually became Chelsea’s largest product line and established their reputation as “Timekeepers of the Sea.”  Chelsea also adopted the “watch type” escapement which was similar in both design and appearance.  The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review of Jan 31, 1894 on page 25 reports that “The Ansonia Clock Co. has bought out the Boston Clock Co.”   The Circular of September 4, 1895 additionally notes “The Boston Clock Co. have just transferred their property to Charles O. Warner on private terms.  The estate comprises a large brick building and a lot of land, containing about 50,362 square feet, appraised for $5,000.   The whole is assessed for $35,000.”    These two entries mark the end of the Boston Clock Company .  Although the Ansonia catalogs, till as late as1907, offered Boston Clock Co. clocks,  this appears just to be a reduction of acquired inventory, as no effort was made to continue production of Boston clocks.  Models offering Ansonia movements in what appear to be Boston style cases are the extent of Boston/Ansonia collaboration.

Video Transcript

Boston-Clock-CoThe Boston Clock Company is one of my favorite clock makers and Boston area producer. It really begins the story of Chelsey, as I’ll tell you when we get to Chelsey Clocks, but It begins with a man named Joseph Eastman who was a wonderful clockmaker, inventor, mechanic, but not a very good businessman. He made very good clocks, but he wasn’t too good at selling them, so that there aren’t that many of them and they’re rare, but extremely high quality. We are looking at a few of them here. This company existed from the mid eighteen eighties to the mid eighteen nineties. They were really trying to compete with the quality, high quality French clocks of the period as opposed to the Connecticut clocks or any of the other makers. In this case we have a crystal regulator we saw some of those before in a different style, but he’s copied the features of it in very high quality, the beveled glass all around, the porcelain dial, but you see no pendulum swinging below, because Eastman made balance wheel movements rather than pendulum movements, so there’s just something ticking inside that may have actually been a problem for him in selling this clock, because people were so used to seeing the pendulum swinging below that they thought it looked odd if it didn’t have it.

The other feature of his clocks, the ingenious one that you can see on this clock particularly is that there is only one winding hole. Which normally would tell us that this is just a time keeper, but in fact this is a time and strike clock and he had developed a system called tandem wind where you’d actually you would turn the key in one direction to wind the time train and reverse direction, wind it in the other direction to wind the strike train. Complicated, but interesting in the fact of only one winding hole. He also made carriage clocks; again, high quality ones. The only really quality carriage clocks made in this country to compete with the Frenchman’s of the time. These are rare and interesting, also balance wheel clocks of course, not pendulum. This is the Sparta model in an unusual silver case; mostly they were gold or polished gold or polished brass.

Rare Boston Clock Co. Onyx Temple Form Mantel Clock, c. 1880, tandem wind, with metal mounts and a floral decorated porcelain dial, time and strike, H.- 9 3/4 in., W.- 14 1/4 in., D.- 6 in.

Rare Boston Clock Co. Onyx Temple Form Mantel Clock, c. 1880, tandem wind, with metal mounts and a floral decorated porcelain dial, time and strike, H.- 9 3/4 in., W.- 14 1/4 in., D.- 6 in.

This is an even rarer model; the Cypress model which is a miniature striking carriage clock, again with that tandem wind feature, but very rare, very collectible.

They also again made wall clocks to try to compete with Howard and the other companies. They a; many of those styles can be seen in this reproduction Boston Clock Company catalog which is available for you to look at and find the model that you may find to begin your Boston Clock Company collection.

Sources:

  • http://www.ehow.com/videos-on_9077_antique-clock-collecting_-boston-styles.html
  • http://antiquesofamerica.com/clockwork-motion-devices-and-compass/
  • http://www.chelseaclockmuseum.com
  • http://www.google.com/patents/US343947?printsec=abstract&dq=343947

 

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Genuine Seth Thomas Clock

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Patented September 7 1880 Genuine Seth Thomas Clock have trade mark on both Dial and movement. Manufactured exclusively for the Turner-Looker Co, Cincinnati, Ohio     Seth Thomas (1785 – 1859) was an American clockmaker and a pioneer of mass … Continue reading

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Antique ORIGINAL William Lewis Gilbert Mantle or Shelf Pike made in Winsted, Con

Antique William Lewis Gilbert Mantle Clock

Antique William Lewis Gilbert Mantle Clock

Antique Original 1894 Wm. L. Gilbert Mantle or Shelf Clock Pike made in Winsted, Conn.

William Lewis Gilbert 8-Day Clock Bristol/Winsted, CT

William Lewis Mantle or Shelf Clock

Condition: Working, keep time Ok.
Some external decoration elements maybe missing if it was any extra originaly.
Couple visible scratches on glass (see photo).


Included: Antique ORIGINAL William Lewis Gilbert Mantle or Shelf Pike made in Winsted, Con
Clock only. As you see on the photos
.
Key to wind up not included.

About William L. Gilbert Clock Company.

On July 5, 1871, the William L. Gilbert Clock Company was formed at Winsted, Conn. to succeed the Gilbert Manufacturing Company (1866-1871) which had been dissolved after a fire destroyed the factory. These firms had grown out of the clockmaking operations of William L. Gilbert (1806-890) who, since 1828, had been involved in various clockmaking partnerships in Bristol, Farmington and Winsted, Connecticut.

In July of 1873, the new factory complex was completed and manufacturing commenced. George B. Owen (1834-1916) had come to Winsted in 1866 as General Manager and ran the firm for nearly 50 years, designing many interesting cases and patenting several clock movement features. Owen also operated a concurrent clock business at Winsted between 1875 and 1894…

 

 

 

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ANTIQUE WATERBURY MANTLE OAK GINGERBREAD CLOCK

ANTIQUE WATERBURY MANTLE OAK GINGERBREAD CLOCK

ANTIQUE WATERBURY MANTLE OAK GINGERBREAD CLOCK

Antique Waterbury Clock in good looking and working conditions.

RARE ANTIQUE WATERBURY MANTLE OAK GINGERBREAD CLOCK

 

Formed March 5, 1857, as a joint stock corporation, the Waterbury Clock Company from its inception was an operation designed to be a major user of brass produced by the parent firm, the Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing Company. Utilizing the best talent available to them, they hired veteran clockmaker Chauncey Jerome to set up the new firm’s casemaking shop and his brother Noble Jerome, a well-known clock mechanic, to set up the movement manufacturing operation.

Though this firm became a major clock producer, after 1890 they became a major manufacturer of non-jeweled pocket watches, supplying R. H. Ingersoll & Brother, a major mail order firm. Large-scale production and profitability were enjoyed for more than two decades with this association. Major factory expansions between 1900 and 1915 made this the largest clock manufacturing facility in America.

Age: 1850-1899 Original/Reproduction: Original

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Antique Mahogany Upholstered Rocking Chair “Lincoln Rocker”

Antique Early Victorian Mahogany Upholstered Rocking Chair "Lincoln Rocker"

Antique Early Victorian Mahogany Upholstered Rocking Chair “Lincoln Rocker”

Antique Lincoln Rocker – Victorian Mahogany Upholstered Parlor Rocking Chair
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Lincoln Rocker Antique Mahogany Upholstered Rocking Chair

  • antique mahogany framed rocker rocking chair
  • Drop-in seat and buttoned upholstered scrolled back
  • Curve rockers which extend behind the chair scrolling beneath the arms and seat rests and around the scrolled and shaped back
  • Fine figured timbers

Antique Early Victorian Upholstered “Lincoln Rocker” Beautiful classic victorian rocker.

Condition: scratches on wood in various places commiserate with the age of this piece, but nothing that I feel has taken away from the value, only added to its authenticity.
I do not know history of this item Upholstery looks authentic but I am not sure.
Good functional piece, rocks smoothly

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