Seth Thomas mantel clock, antique American Adamantine clock, completely restored, 100% original and in mint condition. Not a single crack or chip in the two tone marbleized Adamantine case. The clock looks and runs like the day it was made in April of 1894.
There is a mint original factory label and date stamp. All four cast metal feet retain their original bronze finish along with the two decorative metal pieces flanking either side of the dial. All 6 pieces are original. Very strong original dial. Clock is 16" long, 7" wide, 11" tall. The dial diameter is 4 1/2" minute track to minute track, 5 1/2" overall. The marked Seth Thomas movement is original to the case. The clock is week duration. It announces the correct hour and chimes once at the half hour. Chime is a very deep resonating tone. An excellent sounding American mantel clock.
The movement was professionally rebuilt. It was completely disassembled and cleaned ultrasonically, all pivots were resurfaced and polished on a lathe. Eight bronze bushings were installed in the worn pivot holes, the verge was stoned and polished, then trued to the escape wheel. Pendulum has a very strong amplitude.
Look at photos to view what a professionally and properly restored clock should look like.
The mint clock case was cleaned, polished and waxed. This clock has its original finish. Clock retains the original backboard with Seth Thomas metal cover. The brass bezel has been polished and sealed. Seth Thomas Adamantine mantel clocks are not rare. What is rare is to find one in mint condition. Service and repair dates for this clock have been recorded on the back . The first date is 1898, 1918,1919,1925,1939, 1944 and the last one is mine. See photos. Over 80 restored Antique Clocks to choose from.
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