Seth Thomas Lafayette~1921 Antique Tambour Mantel Clock ~totally Restored


Seth Thomas Lafayette~1921 Antique Tambour Mantel Clock ~totally Restored

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Seth Thomas Lafayette~1921 Antique Tambour Mantel Clock ~totally Restored :
$302


SETH THOMAS LAFAYETTE~ CIRCA 1928

RECENTLY COMPLETED AND PRESENTED FOR YOUR APPROVAL IS THIS CLASSIC AND ELEGANT RIBBON MAHOGANY MANTEL CLOCK

FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE AS A GIFT OR FOR YOUR OWN ENJOYMENT,THIS SELDOM SEEN MODEL LAFAYETTE WITH BALANCE WHEEL LEVER STRIKE MOVEMENT. THIS IS A CLASSIC FULL SIZE MANTEL CLOCK-CIRCA 1928 ,SELDOM SEEN IN THIS CONDITION,THE CABINET WITH BEAUTIFUL FRONT APPLIQUES WITH SCROLL TYPE MOLDINGS ON EACH END - ONE OF THEFINEST CLASSIC ANTIQUE CABINET CLOCKS AVAILABLE FOR DISPLAY AND DECORATING IN THE HOME.WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SOME MINOR DINGS,THIS CABINET AND FINISHARE INEXCELLENT CONDITION,NO VENEER MISSING , A CLOCK THAT WAS WELL CARED FOR AS IS EVIDENT IN THE PICTURES,THE MOVEMENT MOUNTING SCREWS AND HOLES ARE NOT WORN, AS IS THE CASE WITH MANY ANTIQUE CLOCKS DUE TO MAINTENANCE,ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING ON THIS CLOCK IS ORIGINAL TO IT,AS WILL BECOME EVIDENT WITH MY HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS AND DESCRIPTION.PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME BY PHONE WITH ANY QUESTIONS,301-751-7701,ASK FOR MICHAEL.ALSO TAKE TIME TO VIEW MY OTHER RESTORED CLOCKS IN MY store

~THE LAFAYETTE - 1928 IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRAN DUY LY’S “SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS” VOL.2 3RD EDITION PAGE 692. ITS VALUE LISTED IN THE TRANS DUY LY 2005 PRICE GUIDE IS 450.00,THAT WAS 8 YRS AGO!!

~THISIS A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF A TAMBOUR STYLE MANTEL CLOCK,THE LAFAYETTE MODEL IS ABSOLUTELYBEAUTIFUL - FULLY AND METICULOUSLY RESTORED AND ALL ORIGINAL – JUST COMPLETED AND READY TO BE PLACED IN A NEW HOME!!THESTUNNING MAHOGANY CABINET SHIMMERS IN THE LIGHT .THIS STYLE OF CABINET WAS VERY POPULAR IN THE EARLY 1900s,

~AN IMPORTANT FEATURETO KEEP IN MIND AND BROUGHT TO YOUR ATTENTION:THE STUNNING MAHOGANY CABINET AND THE UNIQUE FRONT MOLDINGS WITH SCROLL TYPE ENDS PRESENT THIS CLOCK IN A GRAND AND ELEGANT WAY,AS WELL AS DRAWING YOUR VIEW TOTRANSITION FROM THE CABINET TO THE DIAL.

~ DEEP RICH AMBERSHELLAC OVER MAHOGANY PATINA THAT IS SO SOUGHT AFTER AND HARD TO FIND – AT LEAST HARD TO FIND IN RESTORE-ABLE CONDITION,FINISH WAS CLEANED AND PRESERVED TO BRING OUT THE STUNNING MAHOGANY GRAIN.THIS CABINET WAS DEFINITELY WELL CARED FOR IN ITS LIFETIME,TAKE A LOOK AT THE HIGH RESOLUTION PICTURES!

THE CLOCK’SAGED SATIN PATINA OF THE RIBBON MAHOGANY HIGHLIGHTS THENATURAL BEAUTY OF THE WOOD ITSELF, AND COMPLIMENTS THE CLASSIC TAMBOUR CASE DESIGN.

THE AMBER SHELLAC FINISH HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY CONDITIONED AND PRESERVED WITH MY OWN SPECIAL PROCESS, THIS PARTICULAR CABINET ISORIGINAL AND THE AMBER SHELLAC FINISH IS AS NICE AS THEY COME . JUST LOOK AT THE BEAUTY OF THISORIGINAL 1928 ERA TAMBOUR MODEL LAFAYETTE MANTEL CLOCK ! IT IS BEAUTIFUL .

~THE LAFAYETTE IS A VERYVERSATILE CLOCK INDECORATINGAND PLACEMENT FLEXIBILITY.IT IS ANELEGANT AND GRAND PRESENTATION IN LITERALLY ANY AREA OF THE HOME, OR OFFICE.THE #125 LEVER STRIKE MOVEMENT DOES NOT USE A PENDULUM,IT HAS A BALANCE WHEEL ESCAPEMENT,DOES NOT HAVE TO BE LEVEL TO RUN!! THIS SETH THOMAS IS A CHARMING AND EYE CATCHING TAMBOUR ARCHSTYLE CABINET CLOCK – 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 A TAMBOUR CABINETCLOCK IN THIS PRISTINE CONDITION.

~ON THE DIAL FACETHE TIME MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS LOCATED ABOVE NUMERAL 5 AND THE STRIKE MAINSPRING WINDINGARBOR IS ABOVE NUMERAL 7. ,THE SLOW/FAST ADJUSTMENT ARBOR IS LOCATED ABOVE THE NUMERAL 12.

~THE ORIGINAL SILVERED CONVEXDIAL WITH VIVID BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS IS ACCENTED WITH CLASSIC DIAMOND HANDS,AND SILVERED MAT RING,ALL FULLY INTACT AND IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION. THE HEAVY FRENCH STYLE CAST BRASS BEZELWITH GOLD GILDED FINISH IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS IS THE HEAVY CONVEX

~THE SETH THOMASKEY IS ALSO PROVIDED WITH THE LAFAYETTE.

~~I AM A CLOCKMAKER/RESTORER NOT A PHOTOGRAPHER ,SOMY PICTURES REALLY DO NOTSHOW HOWNICE THIS SETH THOMAS MANTEL CLOCK IS! – IT IS A BEAUTY!! THE CLOCK LOOKS EVEN BETTER WHEN VIEWEDIN PERSONTHAN IN THE PHOTOS. IT IS WELL PRESERVED AND FULLY RESTORED IN EVERY WAY. I TAKE GREAT CARE TO ENSURE THAT EACHCLOCK 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 METICULOUSLY

~REPAIRED AND PRESERVED AND WILL GIVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY YEARS OF RELIABLE SERVICE AND OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE

~THE SETH THOMAS #125 FINE ROUNDBRASSEIGHT DAY LEVER STRIKE MOVEMENT WAS COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLED ANDHAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY INSPECTED AND CLEANED WITH ULTRASONICS. ANY WORN PIVOT BUSHINGSWERE REPLACED, AND ALL PIVOTS WERE POLISHED,THE TIME MAINSPRING WAS REPLACED AND STRIKE MAINSPRING WAS CLEANED ,INSPECTED,LUBRICATED AND REINSTALLED,THEY ARE A CRITICALCOMPONENT TO ASSURE RELIABLE LONG TERM PERFORMANCE.

~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 BALANCE WHEEL AMPLITUDEARC IS ROBUST ,NOT WEAK AND ANEMIC,THIS AMPLITUDEIS AN INDICATION OF THE MECHANICAL STATE OF THE MOVEMENT,INDICATING VERY LITTLE DRAG AND VIRTUALLY NO FRICTION WITH PLENTY OF RESERVE ENERGY.THIS IS A PRIMARY CONSIDERATION WHEN PURCHASING AN ANTIQUE CLOCK ON ,YOU CAN REST ASSURED OF YEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION,BEWARE OF A CLOCK WHOSE MOVEMENTS CONDITION IS UNKNOWN!!

~ACOMPLETE SERVICE RESTORATION OFA SETH THOMAS#125 MOVEMENT ALONE CAN COST OVER 175.00! YOU CAN REST ASSURED OF YEARS OF RELIABLE SERVICE WHEN YOU PURCHASE ONE OF MY ANTIQUEMANTLE CLOCKS.

~THEHOUR ISCOUNTED WITHRESONANT AND CLEAR NOTES,AS STRUCK ON THE COILED BELL METAL CHIME AT THE TOP OF EVERY HOUR,THEY HALF HOUR IS STRUCK AS A SINGLE NOTE,THE SOUND ISCLEAR AND RESONANT, WITH A LOVELY LINGERING DECAY OF THE NOTE.

~THIS IS A FULL SIZE TAMBOUR 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 17 1/4 W X 8 1/2 ” H X 5 ” D.

~THE LAFAYETTE MANTEL CLOCK~ 1928 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 MAY BE ACCEPTED ON PICKUP - 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.


Seth Thomas Lafayette~1921 Antique Tambour Mantel Clock ~totally Restored :
$302

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