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SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE FASHION # 3 ½ CALENDAR MANTLE CLOCK

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This is a SUPERIOR example of a Seth Thomas FASHION NUMBER 3 ½ DOUBLE DIAL CALENDAR Parlor Clock in wonderful 100% ALL ORIGINAL PERFECT NEAR MINT condition. This is truly a great clock. It is called fashion number 3 ½ and is listed in the book Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements by Tran Duy Ly Third edition Volume I. This wonderful clock is as straight as we have ever seen and has been in our personal collection for over 15 years. Runs great, keeps very good time and the calendar advances properly. Nothing is broken or missing. It is a very classy mantle clock in need of a warm loving home. It was made circa 1877. It has the very large signed and heavy duty "Seth Thomas Clock Co" 8-day time and strike high end movement which chimes the HOUR with a beautiful unique sound on the original large bell. It is a very strong runner! The movement and runs very well and keeps good time. During the 1870's the Seth thomas Clock Company and the Culver Brothers made a business arrangement for the production and sales of a high quality outstanding line of double dial calendar clocks. To make the Fashion Clocks, Seth Thomas selected some of its finest movements including the Andrews perpetual calendar mechanism which some horologists feel is the most accurate and dependable movement produced by any American clockmaker. The Seth Thomas Clock Company was started in 1820 and has been known for making high quality clocks. With this clock being the flagship. The case is in PERFECT condition with the beautiful finish. The glass is the original wavy glass and the gold is as perfect as we’ve ever seen. Includes an antique key to open the front door and to wind the clock. The back is original and perfect. Even has the original paper labels which are 100% all there with lots of instructions! The movement is signed. Complete with the original TEXAS STAR heavy pendulum. We cannot say enough about this fine clock! Fashion Number 3 ½ is our favorite of all the Fashion Clocks. Mainly due to the visible Texas Star pendulum and the visible large bell. The dials are original and in outstanding condition, with a great antique patina. So many of these fine Fashion clocks have lots of flakes in their dials. The paper rolls are also original. Retains its original wall stabilizers and well as the original finials. The clock is very heavy and large and measures 32 inches high, 5 ½ inches deep and 16 inches wide. This fine clock would be the highlight of any mantel. The name Seth Thomas is synonymous with high quality and good taste. Not always the first on the scene with the latest movement "improvement" or flashy case style, Seth Thomas was slow to adopt changes and only when the marketplace had given it acceptance to other companys' breakthrough advances would Seth Thomas slowly and carefully bring their high quality clocks to the marketplace. The results, however, were always the same. When the Seth Thomas clock arrived it was an instant success and it captured the market. As the years have passed, the quality of Seth Thomas clocks has been proven over and over. They are the best. These antique clocks amaze me - could you imagine any other consumer product still working after well over 100 years! And the truly amazing thing with proper care they will work easily past the next 100 years, with this clock going well beyond that! If you are looking for an antique clock that looks like it was cherished its whole life – this is it! Antique Clocks are a Fine Investment . Each one has a unique quality, as well as appreciating in value and beauty with age. You will become attached to your antique clocks and they will become a meaningful and important part of your life adding untold joy each day you own them. They can be handed down from one generation to another as they increase daily in value. Antique clocks serve many purposes other than being useful in telling time, decorative in your home, a valuable asset in your estate and above all a faithful servant and friend which will be true to you to the end of time. This clock will be packed very very carefully to insure a safe delivery and the buyer is to pay $48.50 for shipping and ins. This clock will require a double wall new oversize box and lots of packing materials to keep it safe from harm. We will include high value insurance as well as “special handling”. It would be a true shame if this beauty was harmed in any way. I will gladly answer any emails promptly. I have always hated that "reserve" when I have bid myself so this fine clock has no reserve and a very very (gulp) low starting bid. We love these clocks and I will be glad to help you set up your new clock, or answer questions long after the sale via email. A careful inspection is done each and every time during the packing process by "Wild Thing" Master Packing Kitty EBAY SITE SECURITY PROVIDED BY CJ KITTY (trained watch cat) (always vigilant) Our Purchasing Department travels throughout the United States searching for the "perfect clock"! Here's "the family" travelin' to the next clock destination A Highly Skilled Technician (AKA Wild Thing) checks the movement one last exhausting time to be sure all is right before being carefully placed back in its case. Some well deserved rest after a long day at the office Here is our newest addition to the team; "Miss Kitty"! Rescued from the "pound". She specializes in UNpacking and spreading things about. Also enjoys chewing on CJ's tail. Miss Kitty is getting grown up! She likes to "help" with answering emails. Here she is, after a grueling lesson in "computer 101". Here is Miss Kitty showing our brand new addition from the pound; "Sweet Pea", the "ins and outs" of packing boxes. Unfortuniately Sweet Pea has not caught on as yet… Thank you for looking! Our courteous, friendly operators are standing by for your questions before and long after the auction closes.

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