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Seth Thomas Chime Clock"northbury"~circa1953~antique Westminster ~restored For Sale

Seth Thomas  Chime Clock

SETH THOMAS CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY ~ CIRCA 1953

RECENTLY COMPLETED AND READY FOR YOUR INSPECTION ANDAPPROVAL

FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE AS A GIFT OR FOR YOUR OWN ENJOYMENTIS A CLASSIC AND ELEGANT DORIC ARCH CABINET WESTMINSTER CHIME CLOCK WITH STUNNING HIGHLY FIGURED MAHOGANY,SETH THOMASCHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY -SIGNED AND DATED JULY 1953 ,FINEST GRADE FULL SIZE CHIME CLOCK - ONE OF THEMOST ELEGANT ANDCLASSIC ANTIQUE CHIME CLOCKS AVAILABLE FOR DISPLAY AND DECORATING IN THE HOME.

THIS PARTICULAR CHIME CLOCK WASOBTAINED FROM AN ESTATE SALE IN ILLINOIS, COVERED WITH DIRT,GRIME AND THE RESIDUE FROM ITS YEARS ATOP OF A FIREPLACE MANTEL,AND THEN STORED AWAY FOR DECADES!IT WAS A MESS,AFTER AN EXTENSIVE CLEANING,THE STUNNING RIBBON MAHOGANY CABINET WITH CLASSIC FULL FACE SKELETON DIAL WAS REVEALED,TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES,THE CLOCK IS EVEN PRETTIER WHEN VIEWED IN PERSON!THOUGHT TO BE ONE OFTHE MOST ELEGANT OF THE CHIME CLOCKS,IT IS SELDOM SEEN FOR SALE IN THE COMMUNITY OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF MINOR DENTS & DINGS ON THE CABINET,THIS CASE IS STUNNING AND ORIGINAL!!!THIS EARLY EXAMPLE OF THE NORTHBURY HAS THE AMERICAN MADE MOVEMENT,LATER MODELS WERE MADE WITH THE GERMAN/HERMLE MOVEMENTS PLEASE CONTACT ME,MICHAEL WITH ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS,PH#301-751-7701,OFFERS ARE CONSIDERED ALSO TAKE A MOMENT TO VISIT MY store FOR MORE RESTORED SETH THOMAS CLOCKS

~THE CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY - 1953 IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRAN DUY LY’S “SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS” Vol.1 3RD EDITION PAGE 178.DIMENSIONS ARE 8 5/16"WIDE,11"TALL,6 1/2" DEEP

~THIS PARTICULAR CHIME CLOCK IS ABSOLUTELYSTUNNING AND INSUPERB CONDITION- FULLY AND METICULOUSLY RESTORED!COMPLETELY ALL ORIGINAL INCLUDING THE FACTORY LABEL INSIDE THE REAR DOOR DATED JULY 1953 !! – JUST COMPLETED AND READY TO BE PLACED IN A NEW HOME!!

~AN IMPORTANT FEATURETO KEEP IN MIND AND BROUGHT TO YOUR ATTENTION:THE CLASSIC AND ELEGANT DORIC ARCH CABINET,STUNNING RAISED SKELETON DIAL WITH ENGRAVED ROMAN NUMERALS, THAT GIVES ADDED HIGHLIGHT TOTHIS CLASSICSTYLE CABINET,THE RAISED PEDIMENT BASE GIVE THE CABINET A GRAND PRESENTATION,TRULY MAGNIFICENT, ~ THIS CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY ORIGINAL CABINET FINISHWAS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED AND PRESERVED TO BRING FORTH THE FULL BEAUTY OFTHIS STUNNING CLOCK, IT WAS THEN CAREFULLY PROTECTED WITH RUBBED OVERCOATS OF SHELLAC BASED OILS,THIS PROTECTS AND DOES NOT ALTER THAT BEAUTIFULLY AGEDMAHOGANY PATINA,A VERY TIME CONSUMING METHOD OF RESTORATION ,BUT WELL WORTH THE EFFORT AS SEEN IN THE PICTURES,IT IS EVEN MORE STUNNING IN PERSON!

~THIS WESTMINSTER CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY WILL BE AN OUTSTANDING FIND FOR THE FORTUNATE FUTURE OWNER, AND CAN BE AN ADDITION TO ONE’S COLLECTION OR FOR DISPLAY IN A FEATURED AREA OF THE HOME.

~THE NORTHBURY IS VERSATILE INDECORATINGAND PLACEMENT FLEXIBILITY.IT IS ANELEGANT AND GRAND PRESENTATION IN LITERALLY ANY AREA OF THE HOME, OR OFFICE. THIS SETH THOMAS IS A CHARMING AND EYE CATCHING DORIC ARCH STYLE CABINET CLOCK – TRULY A PLEASURE TO VIEW, AND WILL BECOME THE FOCAL POINT OF ANY ROOM- EASY TO DISPLAY IN ANY DECORATIVE SETTING. I KNOW YOU WILL LOVE THIS CLOCK AS MUCH AS I DO,ALTHOUGH I MUST ADMIT I LOVE THEM ALLAND IT MAY BE SOME TIMEBEFORE YOU HAVE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO OWN AWESTMINSTER CHIMECABINETCLOCK IN RESTORED CONDITION.I THINK YOU WILL AGREE THATTHEPICTURES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES!!!

~ON THE FULL FACE DIAL ,THE TIME MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS LOCATED IN THE CENTERABOVETHE6 AND THE STRIKE MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS ABOVETHE 8,THE CHIME MAIN SPRING WINDING ARBOR IS ABOVE THE 4.ABOVE THE NUMERAL 12IS A SMALLER HOLE WITH ACCESS TO THE FASTER/SLOWER ADJUSTMENT ARBOR,UTILIZING THE OPPOSITE END OF THE CLOCK KEY, THE SAME END OF THE KEY IS USED TO OPERATE THE CHIME SILENT ARBOR LOCATED IN A SMALL HOLEUNDER THE NUMERAL 5,ON THE CHAPTER RING.

~THE ORIGINALSILVERED ENGRAVED 6"DIAL RING SET ON THE FIGURED MAHOGANY CABINET WITH ENGRAVED ROMAN NUMERALS,ORIGINAL BEZEL GLASS ALL FULLY INTACT AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION,ALONG WITHSETH THOMAS SIGNATURE SERPENTINE HANDS.

~A DOUBLE ENDEDKEY IS PROVIDED WITH THE CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY .

~THE CASE DESIGN ISELEGANT, TRADITIONAL ANDCLASSIC.THE HIGHEST QUALITYSETH THOMAS BRACKET CABINET . THIS CLASSIC CASE IS EYE CATCHING, AND WILL PROVIDE THE OWNER WITH GREAT SATISFACTION TO USE AND ENJOY FOR TIMEKEEPING. IN ADDITION ITS VALUE WILL CONTINUE TO APPRECIATE YEAR AFTER YEAR.

~MY PICTURES REALLY DO NOTSHOW HOWNICE THIS SETH THOMAS CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY IS! – IT IS A BEAUTY!! THE CLOCK LOOKS EVEN BETTER WHEN VIEWEDIN PERSONTHAN IN THE PHOTOS. THISCHIME CLOCK IS WELL PRESERVED AND FULLY AND METICULOUSLYRESTORED IN EVERY WAY. I TAKE GREAT CARE AND TIME TO ENSURE THATEVERYCLOCK I OFFER IS SUPERB IN ALL RESPECTS!!!

~RESTORATION DETAILS~

~ALL PARTS AND MATERIALS UTILIZED IN THE RESTORATION ARE OF THE FINEST QUALITY,YOUR RESTORED ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS CLOCKHAS BEEN CAREFULLY ANDMETICULOUSLY

~REPAIRED AND PRESERVED WITH ATTENTION GIVENTO EVERY DETAILTO ENSURE YEARS OF RELIABLE SERVICE AND OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE

~THE SETH THOMAS #124 BRASSEIGHT DAY3 TRAIN WESTMINSTER MOVEMENT ,COMPLETELY DIS ASSEMBLED,PROFESSIONALLY INSPECTED AND CLEANED WITH ULTRASONICS. ANY WORN PIVOT BUSHINGSWERE REPLACED, AND ALL PIVOTS WERE POLISHED,THE TIME,STRIKE AND CHIMEMAINSPRINGS WERE INSPECTED,CLEANED AND RE GREASED. ~ALL OPERATIONALCHARACTERISTICS OF THE MOVEMENT WERE INSPECTED AND ADJUSTED AS NECESSARY, THE MOVEMENT WAS THEN REASSEMBLED, LUBRICATED AND BENCH TESTED,ENSURING YEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION

~THE PENDULUMAMPLITUDE WIDTH IS A ROBUST 3 1/2 INCHES AS MEASURED FROM THE LEFT TO RIGHT SIDE OF THE BOBSWING. THIS FAR EXCEEDS THE MINIMUM SPEC OF 2 1/4 INCHES ,THIS AMPLITUDEIS AN INDICATION OF THE MECHANICAL STATE OF THE MOVEMENT,INDICATING VERY LITTLE DRAG AND VIRTUALLY NO FRICTION WITH PLENTY OF RESERVE ENERGY.

~THE COMPLETE SERVICE RESTORATION OF THE #124 MOVEMENT ALONE IS UP TO A $250 VALUE!!! IT MAKES SENSE TO PURCHASE AN ANTIQUE MANTLE CLOCK THAT YOU KNOW IS READY FOR YEARS OF RELIABLE SERVICE. WHEN YOU PURCHASE ONE OF MY CLOCKS YOU CAN BE ASSURED!!WHY TAKE A CHANCE ON A CLOCK WHOSE MECHANICAL CONDITION IS UNKNOWN?!?!?

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~THEQUARTER HOUR IS SOUNDED WITH 4 NOTES,THE HALF WITH 8 NOTES,THE THREE QUARTER WITH 12 NOTES,AND THE FULL 16 NOTE WESTMINSTER CHIME IS PLAYED AT THE TOP OF EVERY HOUR,THEY ARE ALL SOUNDED ON A SET OF PERFECTLYTUNEDBRONZE SETH THOMAS CHIME RODS,IF YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD A SET OF SETH THOMAS CHIME RODS YOU ARE IN FOR A TREAT,THE SOUND IS MELLOW AND RESONANT, WITH A LOVELY LINGERING DECAY OF THE NOTE.THE HOUR IS SOUNDEDAT THE COMPLETION OF THE WESTMINSTER CHIME SEQUENCE ON A SINGLE CHIME ROD.

~THIS IS AFULL SIZETAMBOUR CABINET STYLE MANTLE CLOCK – AN IDEAL SIZE - SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY - PERFECTAS A SPECIAL GIFT, FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE, OR AS AN ADDITION TO YOUR COLLECTION. MEASUREMENTS ARE 8 5/16"W X 11 ” H X 6 1/2 ” D.

~THE CHIME CLOCK NORTHBURY ~ 1953 IS OFFERED WITH AND ONLY A SMALL MINIMUM,AND I WILL LET THE COMMUNITYDETERMINE THE FINAL SALES VALUE OF THIS FINE ANTIQUE TIMEPIECE!

~SHIPPING AND PAYMENT INFORMATION~

~PAYPAL IS THE PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT AND PROTECTS YOU, THE BUYER; OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED,JUST CALL ,LOCAL PICKUP IS AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT ME TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS. IF PAYMENT NOT RECEIVED WITHIN3 DAYS OF sale-END,THEITEM WILL BE REPORTED AS UNPAID ANDIN DEFAULT UNLESS OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE WITH SELLER.

~SELLER WILL RENDER AN INVOICE INCLUDING SHIPPING CHARGES AT sale END.

~BUYER WILL PAY SHIPPING. USPS PRIORITY MAIL IS THE PREFERRED SHIPPING METHOD; IF OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE NEEDED,PLEASE CONTACT ME. SHIPPING FOR AVERAGE SIZE MANTLE CLOCKS IS USUALLY IN THE $30-40 RANGE, PLUS INSURANCE. FOR LARGE AND HEAVIER MANTLE CLOCKS, SHIPPING WILL RUN IN THE $40-55 RANGE DEPENDING ON ZIP CODE,HIGHER PRICES ARETO BE EXPECTED ON SHIPMENTS TOTHE EasterNU.S. ZIP CODES. INSURANCE ISMANDATORY ON ALL CLOCK SHIPMENTS.

~ALL OF MY SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS ARE FULLY RESTORED IN ALL WAYS, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE. I TAKE GREAT PRIDE MAKING SURE THAT EACH AND EVERY ONE FUNCTIONS PROPERLY, IS FULLY OPERATIONAL, MEETS OR EXCEEDS ORIGINAL SPECIFICATIONS ,ALL CLOCKS AREBENCH TESTEDPRIOR TOSHIPPING.HOWEVER WITH ALL MECHANICAL CLOCK MOVEMENTS, SOME ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE NECESSARY WHEN SETTING UP AFTER SHIPMENT, AND THE CLOCK IS SOLD AS IS.


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