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Antique American Waterbury "harlem" Model Calendar Parlor Clock Clean And Runs For Sale
ANTIQUE AMERICAN WATERBURY "HARLEM" MODEL FINE CALENDAR PARLOR CLOCK. CIRCA 1906. 8DAY TIME AND STRIKE SIGNED WATERBURY MOVEMENT WITH CALENDAR. THERE IS A FULL LABEL ON THE BACK OF THE CLOCK SHOWING THIS TO BE THE HARLEM MODEL. THE CASE IS SOLID OAK AND VERY FANCY. THE DOOR GLASS IS REVERSE PAINTED AND ORIGINAL. THE DIAL, PENDULUM AND HANDS ARE ORIGINAL. THE KEY IS SIGNED WATERBURY AND SIGNED. THIS CLOCK IS LISTED IN TRAN DU LY'S WATERBURY BOOK ON PAGE 438. THE 2001 PRICE LIST SHOWS A VALUE OF $475. CASE SIZE 22 X 14 1/2 X 4 1/2
ON MARCH 5, 1857 THE WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY WAS FORMED
AS A JOINT STOCK CORPORATION WITH $60,000 AUTHORIZED CAPITAL RAISED FROM THE
SALE OF 2,400 SHARES OF STOCK AT $25 PER SHARE.
THERE WERE ORIGINALLY 18 SHARE HOLDERS WITH AARON BENEDICT AND G. W.
BURNHAM BEING THE LARGEST STOCKHOLDERS WITH 468 SHARES EACH.
THE EARLIEST DESCRIPTION OF THE WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY
WAS PUBLISHED IN 1860 BY CHAUNCEY JEROME, RELATING IN HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY: THE BENEDICT AND BURNHAM COMPANY, NOW MAKING
CLOCKS IN THE CITY OF WATERBURY, UNDER THE NAME OF THE WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY,
IS COMPOSED OF A LARGE NUMBER OF FIRST CITIZENS OF THAT PLACE.
THE EARLIEST PRICE LIST KNOWN FOR THE WATERBURY CLOCK
COMPANY WAS ISSUED JANUARY 1, 1873. AT
THAT TIME THEY OFFERED OG, OOG, AND COLUMN WEIGHT DRIVEN CLOCKS, WALL CLOCKS,
DROP OCTAGON AND A WALL REGULATOR. SPRING
DRIVEN MANTLE CLOCKS WERE OFFERED IN COTTAGE, SHARP GOTHIC, ROUND GOTHIC, OOG
AND COLUMN STYLES. BY 1875 THE FIRM HAD
OPENED SALES OFFICES IN CHICAGO AND SAN FRANCISCO.
THE WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY NAME REMAINED UNTIL 1944 WHEN
THE FIRM’S NAME WAS CHANGED TO UNITED STATES TIME CORPORATION.
IF YOU ARE BUYING A CLOCK ON PLEASE
BUY IT FROM ME. YOU WILL RECEIVE A CLOCK THAT HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY
CLEANED, OILED AND SET IN BEAT SO IT REALLY RUNS! YOU CAN SPEND HUNDREDS
OF DOLLARS ON GETTING A CLOCK TO RUN AFTER YOU BUY ONE. ALL MY CLOCKS RUN
UNLESS CLEARLY STATED THAT THEY DO NOT. I ONLY SELL CLOCKS ON MY
SITE. I HAVE OVER ONE THOUSAND HAPPY CUSTOMERS ON MY CLOCKS WITH MANY
REPEAT BUYERS. THANK YOU.
INSURANCE IS YOUR BEST INSURANCE! PLEASE
REQUEST INSURANCE ON YOUR SHIPMENT AND I WILL ADD IT TO YOUR INVOICE.
ALL MY CLOCKS COME WITH A
KEY. IF THEY ARE WEIGHT DRIVEN, THEY COME WITH WEIGHTS.
PLEASE LOOK AT MY STORE FOR
YOU are buying at sale; this is not an
approval service. I do my best to use good photos and honestly describe what I
am selling. In the unlikely event that you do not like the clock for any
reason, you have a fourteen day money back guarantee. A refund for the amount
paid for the sale (not including the return shipping) will be made when the
item is returned. offer with confidence and read my response.
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Antique American Waterbury "harlem" Model Calendar Parlor Clock Clean And Runs: $88