Antique American Waterbury "home No.4" Model Fine Parlor Clock. Clean And Runs


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Antique American Waterbury "home No.4" Model Fine Parlor Clock. Clean And Runs:
$73


ANTIQUE AMERICAN WATERBURY "HOME NO.4" MODEL FINE PARLOR CLOCK. CIRCA 1925. 8DAY TIME AND STRIKE SIGNED WATERBURY MOVEMENT. PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED, OILED AND SET IN BEAT. THIS SERVICE ALONE WOULD COST YOU $100 TO HAVE DONE. THE CASE IS BLACK ENAMEL OVER SOLID WOOD. THERE ARE FOUR HALF COLUMNS ON THE FRONT. FANCY LION HEADS ON EACH END OF THE CASE. THE FEET ARE CASE ORNAMENTAL. THERE ARE FLOWERS ACROSS THE LOWER FRONT THAT ARE ALSO CAST. THIS CLOCK IS LISTED IN TRAN DU LY'S WATERBURY BOOK ON PAGE 303. THE 2001 PRICE LIST SHOWS A VALUE OF $300. CASE SIZE 11 X 16 X 5

WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY

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 MORE CLOCKS.

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.


Antique American Waterbury "home No.4" Model Fine Parlor Clock. Clean And Runs:
$73

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