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Seth Thomas Cymbal#10~quarter Hr Strike~antique Mantel Clock~restored For Sale

Seth Thomas Cymbal#10~quarter Hr Strike~antique Mantel Clock~restored

SETH THOMAS CYMBAL No.10 ~ CIRCA 1937

RECENTLY COMPLETED AND OFFERED TODAY FOR YOURCONSIDERATION AND APPROVAL

,THIS PARTICULAR TAMBOUR PRODUCED BY SETH THOMAS IS THE CYMBAL#10 MODEL,IT IS A CLASSIC ANDELEGANT DESIGN,STUNNING PANEL OF QUILTED MAPLE ON THE CABINET FRONT PROVIDE A SMOOTH TRANSITION OF VIEW FROM THE CABINET TO THE DIAL FACE.ALL ORIGINAL ,THE #89LA MOVEMENT USED IN THIS MODEL IS SIGNED AND DATED MARCH 1937,THE #89 SERIES MOVEMENTS ARE THOUGHT TO BE THE FINEST AND MOST RELIABLE TO BE PRODUCED BY SETH THOMAS.THISCYMBAL#10 IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE I HAVE COME ACROSS,IT IS INNEAR MINT CONDITION!!,THERE IS A MINOR BASE MOLDING TRIM REPAIR ON THE BACK RIGHT CORNER ,TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THE HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS!,WHILE DISASSEMBLING THE CLOCK IT BECAME EVIDENT THAT THE CLOCKS MOVEMENT HAD NOT BEEN IN AND OUT OF THE CASE VERY MANY TIMES,SOME CLOCKS HAVE BEEN DISASSEMBLED SO OFTEN THAT SCREWS NO LONGER THREAD INTO THE WOOD,YOU CAN TELL BY THE CONDITION OF THE SCREW HEADS AND THE HOLES THAT THEY THREAD INTO,THISCYMBAL#10 IS IN PRISTINE ORIGINAL CONDITION.I WISH THAT SOME OF THESE OLD CLOCKS COULD TALK WHAT A STORY THEYCOULD TELL .THIS IS A QUARTER HOUR STRIKING CLOCK(EVERY 15 MINUTES IS ANNOUNCED)ALSO CALLED A BIM-BAM STRIKE BECAUSE OF THE 3 CHIME ROD STRIKE,IT WAS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE WESTMINSTER CHIME

THE PROFESSIONALLYCLEANED AND RESTORED CABINET FINISH ISINSUPERB CONDITION,AMBER SHELLAC OVER MAHOGANY PATINA WAS RETAINED AND SHELLAC WAS REAMALGAMATED,VERY RARE IN A CLOCK 85 PLUS YEARS OLD!– THIS SERIES CABINET WAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST GRADE SETH THOMAS OFFERED IN THIS TIME PERIOD,SETH THOMAS REALIZED THAT THECLOCK IN THE HOME SOON BECOMES AN INTIMATE PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD AND MUST LIVE THRU CHANGES IN FASHION~FREQUENTLY SERVINGSEVERAL GENERATIONS.IT IS REASSURING TO KNOW THAT SETH THOMAS CLOCKS LOOK AS ATTRACTIVE AS THEY DID 85 YEARS AGO AND WILL CONTINUE ON FOR MANY YEARS TO FOLLOW, FITTING INTO ANY FASHION DECOR IN THE HOME.

THECYMBAL#10 ~ 1937 IS NOT LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRAN DUY LY’S “SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS” THIRD EDITION,THEY DO LIST A CYMBAL 11,CIRCA 1941 THAT IS IDENTICAL EXCEPT THE FRONT PANEL IS BIRDSEYE MAPLE INSTEAD OF QUILTED OR CURLY MAPLE? ,SEE VOLUME 2,PAGE 691

DESCRIPTION AND FEATURES

THE SUPERBTAMBOUR CABINET ANDDESIGN COMPONENTS OF THISGRACEFUL TAMBOUR,INCLUDE THE STUNNING FRONT PANEL OF CURLY MAPLE, THE PREMIUM 5 5/8 INCH SILVERED DIAL WITH VIVID BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS. ALSO HAS THE SETH THOMAS SIGNATURE SKELETON DIAMOND BLUED STEEL HANDS.THIS DIAL AND HAND SET ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTERAND DESIRED BYMANY COLLECTORS.THEBEZEL FITS WELL AND CLOSES CORRECTLY.THE HEAVY CONVEXDIAL GLASS IS PERFECT. TAKE A LOOK ATTHE PICTURES .

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THE EIGHT DAY SETH THOMAS BRASS#89LA SELF CORRECTING RACK AND SNAIL STRIKINGMOVEMENT HAS BEEN FULLY SERVICED:COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLED,INSPECTED, ULTRASONICALLY CLEANED, LUBRICATED AND BENCH TESTED. ALL WEAR POINTS INCLUDING PIVOTS AND WORN BUSHINGS WERE SERVICED AS WELL.ALL PIVOTS WERE POLISHED AND BURNISHED.THIS ENSURES THAT VIRTUALLY NO FRICTION EXISTSBETWEEN WEAR POINTS.A REBUILD AND SERVICE OF THIS MAGNITUDE WOULD COST WELL OVER 200.00,YOU WILL BE ABLE TO COUNT ON MANY ,MANY YEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION.THE TIME AND STRIKE MAINSPRINGS WEREREPLACED AS NECESSARYWITH THE HIGHEST GRADE SPRINGS,THE FULL PENDULUM SWING AMPLITUDE ON THE #89LA RESTORED MOVEMENT IS OVER31/2 INCHES,WELLABOVE THE MINIMUM OF 2 1/4 "AND INDICATES ASTRONG AND SOUND RESTORED CONDITION WITH PLENTY OF RESERVE ENERGY AND VERY LITTLE FRICTION.WHY TAKE A CHANCE ON ACLOCK WHOSE MOVEMENTHAS NOTBEEN TOTALLY REBUILT !,YOU CAN COUNT ON MANYYEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION WHEN YOU BUY ONE OF MY ANTIQUE CLOCKS

THE ORIGINAL FINISH OF THISCYMBAL#10 ,HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, PRESERVED ANDCONDITIONED USING A PROCESS THAT PRODUCES EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS.THE AMBER SHELLAC FINISH WAS REAMALGAMATED WITH FRESH SHELLAC,THIS PROCESS I HAVE DEVELOPED OVER THE YEARS THRU MUCH TRIAL AND ERROR,IT ISBOTH TIME CONSUMING AND LABOR INTENSIVE,BUT I THINK YOU WILL AGREE THE RESULTS ARE WELL WORTH IT,TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES!THE RESTORED FINISH WAS THEN PRESERVED WITH RUBBED OVERCOATS OF A SPECIAL BLEND OF SHELLAC BASED OILS FOR LASTING PROTECTION.THE HIGHLY DESIRED AND SOUGHT AFTER MAHOGANY PATINA IS ONLY OBTAINED AFTER A LONG AGING PROCESS ,IT CANNOT BE DUPLICATED ARTIFICIALLY,THAT IS WHY I TAKE EXTREME CARE DURING THE RESTORATION .THE SATINMAHOGANY FINISH NICELY COMPLEMENTS THE CLEAN AND SIMPLE, YET EYE CATCHING CASE DESIGN.AS WITH ANY ANTIQUE ,IT HAS A FEW CHARACTER MARKS,HOWEVER IT DOES NOT DETRACT FROM THIS CABINETS TIMELESS BEAUTY.

ON THE DIAL FACE ARE TWO WINDING HOLES, ONE EACH FOR TIME AND HALF HOUR/HOUR STRIKE. THE SMALL HOLE BELOW THE HAND SHAFT PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE TIME ADJUSTMENT SLOW/FAST ARBOR.

EACH QUARTER HOUR IS ANNOUNCED ON A SET OF 3 PERFECTLY TUNED BRONZE CHIME RODS.A SINGLE NOTE FOLLOWED BY A CHORD(OR 1 BIM-BAM)MARKS THE QUARTER HOUR, 2NOTES AND CHORDS(OR 2 BIM-BAMS)ON THE 1/2 HOUR,3 NOTES AND CHORDS (OR 3 BIM-BAMS) ON THE 3/4 HOUR AND THE FULL HOUR COUNTED WITH CHORDS AT THE TOP OF EACH HOUR,SETH THOMAS CHIMESARE NOTED FOR THERE RICH DECAY AND TIMBRE OFTHE NOTE STRUCK, THE NEW OWNER WILL TRULY LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING THE CYMBAL#10~ AS KIND OF A TRADITION IN THE HOME,ALMOST BECOMES PART OF THE SOUL OR SPIRIT OF THE HOME.

THIS IS ANELEGANT ANDCLASSICFULL SIZE TAMBOUR,IS SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY – IDEALAS A GIFT, YOUR PERSONAL USE, OR AS AN ADDITION TO YOUR COLLECTION. MEASUREMENTS ARE 20” W X9 1/4” H X 6” D.

THECYMBAL 10 ~ 1937, IS OFFERED WITH AND ONLY A SMALL MINIMUM,I WILL LET DETERMINETHE FINAL SALES VALUE OF THIS FINE ANTIQUE TIMEPIECE!

PAYPAL IS THE PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR YOUR PROTECTION; OTHER PAYMENT METHODSARE ACCEPTEDPLEASE CONTACT ME IF DESIRED. IF PAYMENT NOT RECEIVED WITHIN3 CALENDAR DAYS OF sale-END THEITEM WILL BE RELISTED AND BUYER REPORTED IN DEFAULTTO .

SHIPPING - BUYER WILL PAY SHIPPING. USPS PRIORITY MAIL IS THE PREFERRED SHIPPING METHOD; SELLER WILL WORK WITH BUYER IF OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE REQUESTED. SHIPPING FOR AVERAGE SIZE MANTLE CLOCKS IS USUALLY IN THE $30-40 RANGE PLUS INSURANCE. HIGHER PRICES TO BE EXPECTED ON SHIPMENTS TO THE EasterN UNITED STATES ZIP CODES. INSURANCE IS REQUIRED ON ALL CLOCK SHIPMENTS.

~ALL OF MY SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS ARE FULLY RESTORED IN EVERY WAY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE. GREAT CARE IS TAKEN TO ENSURE THAT EACH AND EVERY ONE FUNCTIONS PROPERLY AND IS FULLY OPERATIONAL ANDHAS BEENBENCH TESTEDPRIOR TO BEINGSHIPPED. AS 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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