Antique Seth Thomas Westminster Chime Mantel Mantle Clock Chime Bracket Clock For Sale
I do not profit from postage! Any payment that exceeds actual cost will be refunded.
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NO INTERNATIONAL for this clock is estimated for a box 24" by 18" by 18" UPS or USPS. I do not make up the rates, you will pay only exact cost.This clock will be shipped DOUBLE BOXED. For obvious reasons, it will end up in an oversize container... If the shipping seems high, remember, it is for safe shipping by those with NO DESIRE to handle packages safely. You will end up paying less than actual cost.
HERE IS A SETH THOMAS WESTMINSTER CHIME CLOCK No. 72 – CIRCA 1921. THE CLOCK IS AN 8 DAY WIND WITH 3 WINDING SPRINGS. THE CASE IS MADE OF RICH AND DEEP RIBBONED MAHOGANY THAT IS IN WONDERFUL CONDITION AND LOOKS TO HAVE BEEN REFINISHED AT ONE TIME. THERE IS NO CRAZING OF THE WOOD FINISH. THE DIAL OF THIS SETH THOMAS IS STUNNING, A VERY FANCY ORIGINAL PIERCED DIAL THAT WAS HAND CUT, HAND ENGRAVED AND GOLD PLATED. THE CLOCK HAS THE ORIGINAL GLASS SURROUNDED BY A MAHOGANY FRAME. THE ORIGINAL PENDULUM IS INCLUDED. NOTE THE KEY IS SINGLE SIDED, THIS IS BECAUSE THE SPEED (TIME) ADJUSTMENT HAS IT'S OWN DIAL ON THE UPPER FACE PLATE TO THE LEFT. THE TOP RIGHT SMALL DIAL IS A SHUT OFF FOR THE CHIMES.
THIS CLOCK IS KNOWN FOR THE TOP QUALITY MAYLAND WESTMINSTER CHIME. IT IS SAID THAT THE MAYLAND CHIMES ARE BY FAR THE MOST RESONANT AND PLEASING TO EAR CHIME. THE REGULAR SETH THOMAS WESTMINSTER RODS ARE NICE, BUT THESE CHIMES ARE TRULY BEAUTIFUL AND THE BEST SOUNDING. CHIMES ON THE QUARTER, HALF, THREE QUARTER AND THE HOUR. THE CLOCK IS IN FINE RUNNING CONDITION AND A PRECISE TIMEKEEPER. THIS CLOCK IS FROM MY PERSONAL COLLECTION AND I HAVE OWNED IT FOR YEARS.
THE CLOCK IS 13.5 POUNDS, 14+3/4 " TALL BY 10.5" WIDE AND 7" DEEP.
BOTH FRONT AND REAR DOORS OPEN AND CLOSE PERFECTLY AND THE GLASS DOES NOT HAVE ANY CHIPS OR SCRATCHES. THE CLOCK RETAINS THE ORIGINAL "113" MOVEMENT, ALL 5.5 POUNDS OF IT. IT IS A 3 TRAIN MOVEMENT THAT HAS BEEN WELL MAINTAINED. IT ALSO HAS A SELF ADJUSTING FEATURE THAT AUTOMATICALLY CORRECTS THE CHIMES TO THE TIME. THE ONLY THING I SEE THAT HAS BEEN REPLACED IS THE SMALL CHIME SHUT OFF HAND. IT IS THE SAME SHAPE AS ORIGINAL.
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We do not charge for packing unless the item requires an unusual box.
We no longer ship to unconfirmed addresses.
We do not think it is fair to mark-up postage, therefore you will pay what we pay. In fact, we loose several dollars as we do not charge for new boxes & packing material we purchase.
We will insure our packages determined by value. The past has taught us not everyone is honest.
We reserve the right to end any sale.
Due to untraceable deliveries and uninsurable packages, we no longer ship out of the United States.
Multiple purchases are at no added shipping cost provided the weight and size do not create added expense. If you combine a free shipping sale and a shipping fee sale, The shipping fee sale will prevail.
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