Authentic "Long Island Railroad" Early Seth Thomas # 2 Model Clock Case in Walnut Veneer with a reverse Paint Decorated Glass Only made between 1876 to 1880 !!! Original Metal painted Dial with L.I. RR Monogram with Keystone Logo added after the PRR post 1900 takeover. Original 8 Day Brass Movement with Cast Iron Weight which slides down the wood divider chute with original Factory Paper label, and New York Jeweler's Service Label affixed over top. Direct from a 30+ year old Purist Railroad Clock Collection.
Clock Date identification note : Often mis-identified as a Model #1 these First S/T Model 2's were made from 1860 to 1880, this one is narrowed down even more by the Original Lower Glass Tablet Decoration. The correct early movements have 4 Pinned Post construction, and the Hand Arbor is also Pinned. (There were No S/T signatures on these original dials from 1860 to 1879)
Brass Movement has already had 10 new bushings installed. Completely disassembled, all parts individually Hand Cleaned and Oiled, as seen in the photos on 5-26-16.
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Long Island Railroad Summary History : First Est. in 1836 as the "Brooklyn & Jamaica RR" then Leased to Long Island Railroad, by 1844 had 96 miles from Brooklyn to Greenport, then peaking it's Expansion in 1880. Later acquired by the Nation's Largest Pennsylvania Railroad in 1900. (Henceforth the PRR Keystone Logo around the "L. I. RR" Monogram)
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