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Seth Thomas Antique Westminster 113 Mantle Mantel Clock Chime No. 70 Mahogany For Sale
CHIME CLOCK No. 70 – 1928
FOR OFFERIS THIS BEAUTIFUL SETH THOMAS CHIME CLOCK No. 70 PRODUCED IN THE YEAR OF 1928. THE CASE OF THIS CHIME CLOCK NO. 70 IS MADE OF SOLID AND RIBBONED MAHOGANY THAT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THE CASE HAS BEEN CLEANED WITH A MILD CLOCK CASE CLEANER AND HAND WAXED TO BRING OUT ITS ORIGINAL MAHOGANY PATINA. THE CASE HAS LITTLE TO NO CRACKLING (CRAZING) IN THE FINISH. THE CASE ALSO HAS LITTLE TO NO CHARACTER MARKS IN ITWHICH IS NOT NORMAL FOR A CLOCK THIS OLD. ALL OF THE PICTURE ARE CLEAR AND BRIGHT TO SHOW THE FULL BEAUTY AND CHARACTER OF THIS CLOCK. THE LINES ON THIS CLOCKARE SIMPLE YET STUNNING.A BOLD GOLD DIAL AND GOTHICBEEHIVE DESIGN,A BROAD MOLDED BASE AND A NICE INLAID DESIGN AT THE TOP.
THE FRONT OF THE CLOCK MOSTLY CONSISTS OF A GREEN GOLD FINISHED DIAL THAT SITS BEHIND THE ORIGINAL GLASS FRONT INCASED BY A MAHOGANY ARCHED FRAME. THE DIAL WITH SIMPLE BUT ELEGANT DESIGNS IS THE FOCAL POINT OF THE WHOLE FRONT OF THE GOTHIC BEEHIVE DESIGN CASE. THE BASE OF THE CLOCK EXTENDS FROM THE FRONT AND SIDES COMPLIMENTED WITH STEP UP AND STEP DOWN MODLINGS TO GIVE THIS CLOCK A NICE BALANCE AND SECURE FOUNDATION. THE ORIGINAL BOB, ORIGINALSINGLE SIDE KEY COMES WITH THE CLOCK. THIS CLOCK IS VERY ACCURATE AND PLEASING TO THE EAR AND LISTENING TO THE BEAUTIFUL MAYLAND CHIMES TOLL EACH QUARTER-HOURWILL MAKE THIS CLOCK ONE TO BE DESIRED BY YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
THE ORIGINAL 6-INCH SILVERED RING DIAL OF THE CHIME No. 70 HAS VERY LITTLE WEAR WHICH SOME PEOPLE WOULD CONSIDER AS MINT. THE LARGE ARABIC NUMBERS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE AND VISIBLE FROM A DISTANCE. THE SERPENTINE SHAPED HOUR AND MINUTE HANDS COMPLIMENT THE DIAL FACE GIVING IT A CLASSY LOOK. THE GLASS DOES NOT HAVE ANY CHIPS OR SCRATCHES IN IT AND THE WOOD CASED DOOR OPENS AND CLOSES PROPERLY AS IT SHOULD. YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THAT THE KEY IS ONE SIDED SINCE ADJUSTENT FOR THE TIME AND THE SILENT CHIME IS DONE MANUALLY AND EASILY FROM THE FRONT OF THE CLOCK. ALL ASPECTS OF THIS CLOCK IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL.
THE EIGHT DAY SETH THOMAS # 113A WESTMINISTER MOVEMENT IS A WHOPPING 5 ½ POUNDS AND STILL HAS ITS ORIGINAL MOVEMENT HOLD DOWN SCREWS WHICH IS NOT COMMON FOR A CLOCK THIS OLD. UNLIKE OTHER 113 MOVEMENTS, THE FRONT AND BACK PLATES HAVE A RICH GOLD LUSTER TO THEM INSTEAD OF A DULL BRASS LOOK. THE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY TAKEN APART, ULTRASONICALLY CLEANED, ALL PIVOTS POLISHED AND ALL WORN PIVOT HOLES REBUSHED. THE OLD WORN MAINSPRINGS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT, CLEANED, LUBED ANDREINSERTED IN THE SEALED BARRELS. THE THREE-TRAIN MOVEMENT HAS A SELF-ADJUSTING LEVER THAT WILL AUTOMATICALLY CORRECT THE CHIMES AND HOUR STRIKE. (DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME IS A GREAT EXAMPLE). ANOTHER CLOCK THAT IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL, WOUND EVERY SUNDAY AND TESTED OVER SEVERAL WEEKS SO TO ASSURE THAT THE CLOCK WILL OPERATE CONSISTANTLY FOR DECADES FOR THE NEW OWNER AND GENERATIONS TO FOLLOW.
EACH QUARTER HOUR BEAUTIFULLY CHIMES ON THE FOUR MAYLAND CHIME RODS. THE FIRST QUARTER-HOUR PLAYS FOUR NOTES. EIGHT NOTES ON THE HALF HOUR. 12 NOTES ON THE THREE-QUARTER HOUR, FOLLOWED BY 16 NOTES OF THE FULL WESTMINSTER CHIME SEQUENCE AT THE TOP OF EACH HOUR FOLLOWED BY A FIFTH CHIME ROD STRUCK TO MARK THE HOUR. THE MAYLAND CHIMES ARE BY FAR THE MOST RESONANT AND PLEASING TO EAR CHIME THAT I HAVE EVER HEARD. THE REGULAR SETH THOMAS WESTMINSTER RODS ARE NICE, BUT THESE CHIMES ARE TRULY BEAUTIFUL AND THE BEST SOUNDING.
What I do to ensure you are buying a quality clock.
Ø Disassemble the entire clock and movement myself completely.
Ø Install Seth Thomas parts ONLY on the movement as needed.
Ø Rebush all worn pivot holes as needed.
Ø Clean the entire movement ultrasonically.
Ø Clean the original dial being careful not to alter its original condition. If the dial is to far gone, it will be professionally silvered and restored back to Seth Thomas dial specifications.
Ø Clean bezel, parts and chime rods by hand.
Ø Clean the outside of the original finish by hand with mild cleaners as well as the inside and apply a coat of wax by hand.
Ø I will never alter the finish or farm out the clock not knowing what is being done to the clock. This does decrease the value of a clock.
Ø Reassemble the clock, oil and lube in the proper places.
Ø Adjust chime and strike hammer sequence properly to assure smooth and even strikes at each quarter-hour and hour.
Ø Electronically regulate the beat and adjust the speed while the clock is level to ensure accuracy for many generations.
Ø Inspect and adjust every minor detail of the clock assuring full function and peak performance for many years to come.
Ø Test the clock for a minimum of two weeks to ensure peak and proper performance for the new owner.
Ø Smoke free, pet free home. All clocks are cleaned removing odors.
Ø Instructions for set up provided, contact number for on going support and discounted maintenance or repair for your clock.
THIS IS A FULL SIZE CHIME CLOCK WHICH MEASURES 15”H X 11 ½” W X 8” D THAT WOULD COMPLIMENT ANY ROOMS DÉCOR WITH ITS BEAUTY AND SOUND. THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT Fathers Day GIFT, A GIFT FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE OR JUST BUYING IT FOR YOUR OWN COLLECTION.
THIS CLOCK WILL BE CAREFULLY PACKED WITH MY CONTACT NUMBER AND SHIPPING WILL BECHARGED AT A FLAT RATE VIA YOUR CHOICE OF ONLY $40.00 FEDEX GROUND/HOME DELIVERY OR ONLY $50.00 UPS GROUNDIN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES. DELIVERY CONFIRMATION/INSURANCE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE SHIPPING RATE AND WILL BE INSURED AT THE FULL ACTUAL SELLING PRICE. THIS CLOCK WILL BE SOLD AS IS AND THE SELLER HAS THE RIGHT TO END THE sale AT ANYTIME. THIS IS A NEED NOTHING CLOCK EXCEPT FOR LEVELING AND WINDING IT UP ONCE A WEEK. CHECK BACK WEEKLY FOR MORE SETH THOMAS MANTEL CLOCKS AND/OR PARTS FOR SALE. PLEASE EMAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS, CHECK OUT MY response, CHECK OUT MY OTHER ITEMS AND CLOCKS FOR SALE CURRENTLY LISTED ON AND I THANK YOU FOR LOOKING.