Elverson,Pa. Country Store Clock "Landau" Model made by "E. Ingraham Clock Co." with a Solid Oak Case which appears to have it's original Factory Orange Varnish Finish ! Normal Foxing on the Original Paper Dial on Steel Pan from Old Glue leaching through, or Acidic Paper. Retains it's Full Factory Paper Label on the back board. Time and Calendar Date Wall Regulator. Has a really Neat wood Strap with 2 screws for fastening the Pendulum Stick to the back wall, and rating bolt through bottom hole, when shipping the clock. The marked "E. Ingraham & Co." Brass Key is also included.
Purchased from the Son of the Last Store Owner "Harry Bradley Jr." who stated to me that it was in the Store when his Parents bought the property from the Erb's back in 1951.
Original marked "E. Ingraham * Bristol,CT." 8 Day Brass Movement has Been Cleaned, Oiled & inspected, and has been Refurbished. (6-14-16) Clock Movement has been Removed, Refurbished and Re-installed on 6-13-16. Had 2 new bushings installed front and back of second last Train Gear, next to the Escape Gear
Measures : Overall length is 38 inches long, Width is 13 1/2 inches and 4 3/4 inches Deep measured at the Top Capitol Cornice Molding.
You have my personal satisfaction guarantee for an 7 Day inspection period on all my 8 Day Clocks, or you can get a Ruby Lane "no questions asked full item refund". (less shipping fees)
Shipping ; Will ship out on the First Business Day following a Sunday after picking up from an Antique Mall. Or could be picked up in person at the Sundays only, Adamstown, PA. Antique Mall.
History & Provenance of Elverson,Pa. Country Store Clock Circa 1916. Store Address is currently 2301 Harmonyville Rd, Elverson, PA 19520 "Landau' Model wall clock. This Model was made between 1907 to 1925 by the E. Ingraham and Co. This clock is completely original, paper dial, hands, glass tablets, finish, and a good rear factory Paper Label.
Clock Provenance is testified to me in writing, (Notes with Signature included) by the Last Store Owner’s Son, Harry Bradley Jr. He stated that “The Clock was in the Store when his Parents bought it from the Erb Family in 1955”. Originally a Massive Pennsylvania Farmhouse with the Store Addition built on. (totals 6128 square feet)
Wolf’s Store ; Start Date unknown to 1944
Erb’s Store, RD # 1 Elverson,Pa. ; 1944 to 1955
Bradley’s Country Store, RD #1 Elverson,Pa. : 1955 closed down in 1967
Family last Sold the property as a private Home with Last known Address of ; 2301 Harmonyville Road, Elverson,Pa. 19520
Realtor Listed Photos when Property Sold in 5-06-2011, also shows that the Clock was still on the Living Room Wall in 2011.
Also signed by me : Frank Harchuska Antique Investments