Rarest of the "Reed's Gilt Edge Tonic" Advertising Swag Wall Clock in a Birdseye Maple Case Circa 1870's !!!
Custom incised Monogram on backboard was done for "C. J. O. Co." Most likely the Drug Store or Distributor presented to advertise Reed's Tonic.
Original unmarked Hubbell made 8 Day Brass Movement has the early Pinned Corner Posts which holds the front Plate on, and has already been Professionally Polished, Cleaned, Oiled, Inspected, and is keeping Good Time. See all photos.
Dial Door has Quality Leaded Glass with Beveled edges on all 4 sides. Dial is an "exact copy of an aged original" glued onto the tin dial plate.
Solid Wood Door is slightly sagging from a lot of years under it's own weight.
Valuation : Listed for Half of the old Book Price ref. which was $2200.oo
Book ref. ; "Advertising Clocks * America's Timeless Heritage"
By : Michael Bruno
Page : 12 with illustrations on this page, and opposite the introduction page.
Measures : 26 1/2 inches Long, and 8 1/2 inches Wide by 4 inches Deep at the Bonnet.
You have my personal satisfaction guarantee for a 7 Day inspection period on all my 8 day Clocks, over the normal 3 Day
"No questions asked full item refund" Ruby Lane Policy. (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.
Rarest of the "Reed's Gilt Edge Tonic" 8 Day Advertising Wall Clock in a Birdseye Maple Case Circa 1870's !!!
$900 $1,200 SALE