Antique clock, gold gilt, cast metal, circa 1900 Art Nouveau boudoir clock, runs and keeps time. Perfect for desk, mantel, night stand. Marked on the bottom J.B. #497, indicating made by the Jennings Bros. of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Their metal foundry opened in 1890 and was known their quality work. They hired talented artist and sculpturers to design their artistic pieces. This particular clock was made for and retailed by the New Haven Clock Co., of New Haven, Conn. The original 30 hour key wind movement could not be repaired economically. It had a broken balance staff and broken main spring. The clock is now fitted with a new Made in the USA quartz movement. It keeps accurate time to within a few seconds a month. It runs one year on a LR44 watch battery. Clock case is 5 1/2” tall, 4 1/2” long and 3” deep. The four feet are free of damage, no repairs. Glass crystal is scratch free. See photos
Now is the time to start collecting antique American novelty clocks, most suitable for desks or even the bedroom (no audible ticking) and they require no winding. At Drury House Antiques we are offering 20 of these unique clocks at prices that go back 30+ years. All are in working order. We do not sell junk, damaged or clocks that require an apology for their condition.
For the serious collector we have over 80 wall, mantel, desk or table clock, in various woods and finishes, even porcelain. All have been meticulously restored, by me, a professional clockmaker, to their original condition. ALL are on SALE.
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