1898 Railroad Clock Leased By Western Union Owned By Self Winding Clock Co. Wow For Sale
HERE IS A RARE OLD VINTAGE 1898 RAILROAD CLOCK that was LEASED BY WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH co. AND OWNED BY SELF WINDING CLOCK CO. , BACK THEN THE SIGNAL WOULD COME FROM WESTERN UNION co. THROUGH WIRES ONE TIME EVERY DAY TO CORRECT THE TIME TO GET THE BEST ACCURURY FOR THE TIME OF DAY , HOW NEET IS THAT ! ! ! . THE OAK CASE HAS THE NUMBER 23 IN TWO PLACES , WHILE THE NUMBER 37870 IS STAMPED ON THE CLOCK MOVEMENT . THIS CLOCK WAS HAINGING IN A RAILROAD STATION ACORDING TO THE PERSON THAT SOLD IT TO ME . THE CLOCK FACE MEASURES 14 INCHES .
THE BRASS CLOCK MOVMENT HAS a PATENTED DATE OF OCT 4 1898 , BOTH COILS WILL WORK OFF A 1-1/2 volt CELL , THE SINCHRONIZING COILS MEASURE 11.3 OHMS , WHILE THE WINDING COILS MEASURE 4.5 OHMS , IF I MANUALLY MOVE THE PENDULUM LEVER , THE ESCAPEMENT WILL INDEX BY ITSELF , PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PENDULUM IS MISSING , IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL NEED A CLEANING AND CLOCK OIL TO WORK CORECTLY .
THERE ARE 20 PICTURES TO VIEW . PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT THE TOP BOARD IS NOT ORIGINAL , IT LOOKS LIKE IT DID NOT HAVE A TOP BOARD WHEN IT WAS NEW .
Shipping in the states will be $35.00 including insurance, other locations will be extra. I WILL SHIP WORLDWIDE if you can make the araingments , maybe with DHL or UPS .and CHECKS are PREFERED .
Local pickup is allways prefered
Any questions, please contact audion at roadrunner.com
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1898 Railroad Clock Leased By Western Union Owned By Self Winding Clock Co. Wow: $204