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Seth Thomas Empire #13 ~antique Crystal Regulator Clock~1907~restored For Sale

Seth Thomas Empire #13 ~antique Crystal Regulator Clock~1907~restored

SETH THOMAS EMPIRE No.13~ CRYSTAL REGULATOR~CIRCA 1907

THIS MAGNIFICENT EMPIRE No.13 CRYSTAL REGULATOR~1907 IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRANS DUY LY,SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS,THIRD EDITION,VOLUME 1,PAGE #241,THE 2005 PRICE GUIDE LISTS ITS VALUE AT 850.00!THAT WAS 8 YEARS AGO!!!

FOR YOUR OWN ENJOYMENT OR FOR SOMEONES COLLECTIONIS AMAGNIFICENT ANDCLASSIC EMPIRE No.13,STUNNING CRYSTAL REGULATOR- ONE OF THEMOST ELEGANT ANDCLASSIC ANTIQUE CLOCKS AVAILABLE FOR DISPLAY AND DECORATING IN THE HOME. THIS PARTICULAR CRYSTAL REGULATOR IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING, TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THE HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS,THE BRASS FRAMED CASE WITH ORNATE BASE AND TOP IS SELDOM SEEN FOR SALE ON ,IT HAS BEENCOMPLETELY REBUILT AND PRESERVED,ALL THE BEVELED GLASS IS ORIGINAL AND IS PERFECT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A SIDE PANEL UPPER CORNER CHIP,HARD TO SEE UNLESS YOU ARE A FEW INCHES FROM THE CASE!! , VERY THICK GLASS PANELS COMPARED TO OTHER CRYSTAL REGULATORS . . PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT MY OTHER RESTORED SETH THOMAS CLOCKSIN MY store, FOLLOW THE LINK IN THE LISTING,PLEASE CONTACT ME,MICHAEL AT 301-751-7701 WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

DESCRIPTION AND FEATURES

THIS IS THE1907 CATALOG VERSION OF THE EMPIRE No.13,ORNATE MODEL AT 11 1/2 INCHES TALL FACTORY EQUIPPED WITH A 4 INCH CONVEX HEAT FIRED PORCELAIN DIAL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. ,VIVID BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS, COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL SIGNATURE SETH THOMAS SKELETON SPADE CUT STEEL HANDS, HAS A BEAUTIFUL ORNATE FAUX MERCURY PENDULUM ,TAKE A LOOK!!

THIS PARTICULAR EMPIRE No.13 - 1907 IS ABSOLUTELY GRAND - FULLY AND METICULOUSLY RESTORED AND ALL ORIGINAL – JUST COMPLETED AND READY TO BE PLACED IN YOUR HOME OR OFFICE!!

IT IS NOT OFTEN YOU FIND ACRYSTAL REGULATOR FULLY RESTORED,ELEGANT AND ORNATE PIECE OF HISTORY, A PLEASURE TO VIEW –OUTFITTED WITH THE FINEST SETH THOMAS #48 FINE ROUND RACK AND SNAIL STRIKE 8 DAY MOVEMENTFULLY RESTORED ,READY TO BE ENJOYED FOR YEARS TO COME,A TREASURED FAMILY HEIRLOOM .

THE EMPIRE No.13 CANBE GIVEN AS A GIFT OR FOR DISPLAY IN A SPECIAL AREA OF THE HOME.VERY VERSATILE IN PLACEMENT FLEXIBILITY, AND AN EXCELLENT PRESENTATION IN LITERALLY ANY AREA OF THE HOME, ORWORKPLACE.

THIS SETH THOMAS CLOCK IS AN ORNATE AND EYE CATCHING CRYSTAL REGULATOR CLOCK – A DELIGHT TO VIEW, AND JUST THE RIGHT SIZE - EASY TO DISPLAY IN ANY DECORATIVE SETTING. THIS CLOCK IS SURE TO PLEASE,I KNOW I WILL MISS IT IN MY SHOP!!!

ON THE DIAL THE TIME MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS LOCATEDAT THENUMERAL 5 AND THE STRIKE MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS AT THENUMERAL 7. ABOVE THE “12” IS A SMALLER HOLE WITH ACCESS TO THE FASTER/SLOWER ADJUSTMENT SHAFT,UTILIZING THESMALL END OF THE CLOCK KEY.

ACCESS TO THE DIAL ISTHRU THE FRONT DOOR AND ACCESS TO THE PENDULUM ISTHRU THE REAR DOOR. BOTH DOORS ANDSIDES ARE FITTED WITH HIGH GRADE THICK BEVELEDPLATEGLASS THAT ADDS A BEAUTIFUL VISUAL DIMENSION TO THE CRYSTAL REGULATOR,A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLORS WHEN DISPLAYED IN SUN LIGHT.

THE ORIGINAL SETH THOMAS DUAL VIAL FAUX MERCURY PENDULUM AND A CORRECT BRASS WINDING KEY IS PROVIDED

THE ORNATE CABINET DESIGN IS CLASSIC SETH THOMAS QUALITY WITH METICULOUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL, FOUND ON PREMIUMCRYSTAL REGULATOR CLOCKS OF THE PERIOD. THIS RESTORED REGULATOR IS EYE CATCHING, ANDIT WILL PROVIDE YEARS OF ENJOYMENTWHILE BEING VISUALLY APPEALING INSIDE AND OUT ,TRULY A PIECE OF FUNCTIONAL ART!!. ALSO ITS VALUE WILL CONTINUE TO APPRECIATE YEAR AFTER YEAR.

THE HALF HOUR ISANNOUNCED WITH A SINGLE STRIKEON A COILED BLUED STEEL SPIRAL GONG – THE SOUND IS MELLOW AND RESONANT, WITH A LOVELY LINGERING DECAY OF THE NOTE; THE HOURSTRIKE FOLLOWS, WITH EACH HOURCOUNTED AS A STRIKE ON THE CATHEDRAL BELL GONG.

RESTORATION DETAILS

THE SETH THOMAS EIGHT DAY #48 FINE ROUND RACK AND SNAIL STRIKE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY DIS ASSEMBLED, PROFESSIONALLY INSPECTED AND CLEANED WITH ULTRASONICS. ALL WORN PIVOT BUSHINGS WERE REPLACED, AND BOTH THE TIME AND STRIKE MAINSPRINGS WERE UNLOADED, PROPERLY CLEANED AND INSPECTED, LUBRICATED, AND RELOADED INTO THE MAINSPRING BARRELS. MAINSPRINGS ARE A CRITICAL COMPONENT THAT TRANSMIT POWER TO THE ENTIRE GEAR TRAIN,PROPER MAINTENANCEWILL ASSURE EXTENDED AND RELIABLE LONG TERM PERFORMANCE. ALL OPERATIONAL ASPECTS WERE INSPECTED AND CORRECTEDAS REQUIRED,ENSURING THAT THEMOVEMENT IS READYFOR MANY YEARS OF RELIABLEOPERATION. THE MOVEMENT WAS THEN PROPERLY REASSEMBLED, LUBRICATED AND ADJUSTED

~THE PENDULUMAMPLITUDE WIDTH IS A FULL 4 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.WHY TAKE A CHANCE ON AN ANTIQUE CLOCK WHOSE MECHANICAL CONDITION IS IN QUESTION,YOU CAN REST ASSURED OF MANY YEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION WHEN YOU PURCHASE ONE OF MY ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS CLOCKS ON !

~ANOTHER CONSIDERATION IS THAT I COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLE THE CABINET,YOU CANNOT EFFECTIVELY CLEAN A CABINET UNLESS IT IS DISASSEMBLED,JUST TAKE A LOOK AT OTHER CABINETS THAT CLAIM TO BE RESTORED,PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE INSIDE CORNERS,YOU WILL SEE WHAT I MEAN!!

~THE EMPIRE No.13 ~ 1907 IS OFFERED WITH AND ONLY A SMALL MINIMUM,AND I WILL LET THE COMMUNITYDETERMINE THE FINAL SALES VALUE OF THIS FINE ANTIQUE TIMEPIECE!

THIS CLASSIC CRYSTAL REGULATOR BRASS CABINET STYLE MANTLE CLOCK – AN IDEAL SIZE - SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY - PERFECT FOR A SPECIAL GIFT, FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE, OR AS AN ADDITION TO YOUR COLLECTION. MEASUREMENTS ARE 11 1/2 ” H X 7 1/2 ” W X5 1/2 ” PAYPAL IS THE PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT AND PROTECTS YOU, THE BUYER; OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT MAY BE ACCEPTED ON PICKUP - PLEASE CONTACT ME TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS. IF PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN3 DAYS OF sale-END,THEITEM WILL BE REPORTED AS UNPAID ANDIN DEFAULT UNLESS OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE WITH SELLER.

~BUYER WILL PAY SHIPPING. USPSIS THE PREFERRED SHIPPING METHOD; IF OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE NEEDED,PLEASE CONTACT ME. SHIPPING AN 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 TO 50 RANGE,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 OF MY CLOCKS IS METICULOUSLYRESTORED,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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