Clock Does Not Run, but is a Very Good Advertiser !!! (Circa 1900)
Miniature Drug Store Advertising Clock marked: "R*I*P*A*N*S* Take One At The Time"
Has the original Non-Working Seth Thomas Movement & Paper Dial. Rare Advertising Seth Thomas 30 Hour Movement with lower Seconds Bit & Bevel Edge Cut Glass.
Miniature Adamantine advertising clock for "Ripans", the miracle chocolate covered tabules for "All Ailments". They sold 10 tabules for 5 cents, or you could order for 48 cents a bottle of 120 tabules. This clock has some normal wear and tear and small chips, but the white adamantine is generally in good condition.
Condition : Main Spring is Broke. Cosmetically a Very Good Advertiser with normal heavy wear on the Gilded Columns. Original Seth Thomas Movement & dark Paper Dial.
Great Collectable Gift for that medical person who appreciates antiques.
Measures : 6 1/4 inches Long, and 4 1/4 inches High.
Weight : 14.5 Ounces.
Strange Paper Testimonial on bottom of clock with possible German slang Reads (Sic): "We Got This Knock In The Year / 1905 / I Fix It On June 18th,1940 Got It Going Again.
(Last known example sold at auction back in 2001 for $250.00) This one Priced accordingly to condition.
Item ID: 3600