Rare American “George A. Jones * Regulator #4” as listed in their 1872 Cortland Street, New York City Catalog !!! Eight Day Time-Only Single Weight Brass Movement, with a 3 Jar Mercury Acid-Etch Designed Pendulum Bob Frame. The "George A. Jones Clock Company" was shown in NYC directories at 3 addresses from No. 2, No. 5 and (No. 6 Cortland St. sales office) from 1864 until 1872.
High Precision Brass Movement with Deadbeat Escapement , Sweep Second Hand with a Pristine Porcelain Dial, and Retaining Power which has just been Serviced and is running accurately. New Double Suspension Spring installed. Glass Mercury Jars have Cut & Polished Flat sides, and are all Fine-Cut Polished Crystal. (Mercury is currently in a separate safe container)
Fabulous Wall Regulator in a Rich Walnut Case with Burl Veneers on the small raised panels. Has 3 Upright Urn Finials on top and 3 Drop Finials on bottom. Original Old Wavy Glass inside the Large Door, (as seen in the second photo) and also the 2 side glass panels.
Measurements : Over 7 Feet High.
Weight : Please Pick up in-person by Appointment Only, or Call with your Zip Code for a quote by a Professional Antiquities Shipper Estimate.
Historical Notes ; George A. Jones of NYC was first listed in the 1855 NYC directories as a Lawyer. Then listed as having a Lamp Business at 589 Greenwich Street,NYC in 1863. Later as a Clock manufacturer at Cortland Street in NY City. He later had a New Factory Built in Bristol,CT which opened in 1871, but was for the manufacture of shelf clocks only. (No regulators or floor-standing clocks are known to have been made at this new facility)
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