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Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements

Tran Duy Ly

Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements

A Guide to Identification and Prices, 2nd Edition

by Tran Duy Ly

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Published by Arlington Book Co .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11730842M
ISBN 100964740605
ISBN 109780964740600

My father's father bought my grandmother a Seth Thomas mantel clock, sometime between and It has a No Series 8-Day Pendulum Chime Movement. It plays the Westminster Quarters. I'm not sure how to tell a more precise manufacture date. There is a M in the print on the bottom of the. The Seth Thomas No. 89 clock movement was used in many mantel clocks from ca. – Around , a cost-reduced movement was introduced. It uses smaller gears and plates, and has rack and snail striking. To save cost, 5 gears are the same.

Accompanied by a price update, with title: price up-date to Seth Thomas clocks & movements, Third edition, Volume 1 & 2. Description: 2 volumes: illustrations ; 29 cm + update ([36] pages) ; 26 cm: Other Titles: price up-date to Seth Thomas clocks & movements, Third edition, Volume 1 & 2. Responsibility: Tran Duy Ly. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Contents: History --Domestic clocks --Public clocks --Movements.

The Seth Thomas Clock Co. manufactured timepieces from the late 18th century through the middle of the 20th century, producing a number of unique styles through the years. There are several techniques you can use to identify a Seth Thomas clock, from the unique date stamp to the trademark symbol. Study your history. The Seth Thomas family business introduced regulator clocks in , and spring-driven clocks between and Between and , the company produced perpetual clocks. Between and , most Seth Thomas clocks were stamped in ink with codes on the bottom or on the case back.


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Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements by Tran Duy Ly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each book contains values for most every model of clock produced by factories such as Gustav Becker and American firms such as Seth Thomas and others. I have been fortunate to be selected to assist Mr.

Ly in compiling and pricing several of his books. Having bought and sold in excess of 20, antique clocks, I share my knowledge with YOU. Mr.4/5(3). Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements - Third Edition is a 2 Volume set. Please note there are no duplication of clocks from Volume 1 to Volume 2.

8 1/2 x Smyth sewn hardbound in white gloss enamel text, with Price Up-date. Each of the two volumes contains information on different and distinct categories of Seth Thomas Clocks/5(9). Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements - Third Edition is a 2 Volume set.

Please note there are no duplication of clocks from Volume 1 to Volume 2. 8 1/2 x Smyth sewn hardbound in white gloss enamel text, with Price Up-date. Each of the two volumes contains information on different and distinct categories of Seth Thomas Clocks/5(4).

The pages of his Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements contain refreshing, exact reproductions of Seth Thomas clocks as found in original catalogs.

Also, the arrangement of clocks are logical and indexed for ease of use, reflecting the author's own insight as a highly knowledgeable and respected collector. Tran Duy Ly has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Tran Duy Ly’s most popular book is Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements. Clock Repair Books. Clock Repair E-Book Downloadable Ebook that includes the following topics: The success of this E-Book is from the simplicity in the answers and Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements book ease of use.

This will make it very easy for the clock owner to solve simple problems that may arise when there is an issue with the clock. Find the perfect Seth Thomas. Sight unseen, March () could be correct.

Tambours were popular in the 's and 's. A picture of the clock may enable us to help you more. FWIW, Tran Duy Ly's book on Seth Thomas clocks has a mention of the 89M from the catalogue. It is. The outcome of these takeovers are three types of Seth Thomas clock movements.

The Antique Seth Thomas were in production during and long before WW2. The use of German units such as Hermle, as well as movements that operate by battery, also began post WW2 by Seth Thomas.

Hermle clock movements are German made and of the highest quality. Seth Thomas c. paper label (Plymouth movement) Seth Thomas Mark c. lettered label - Antique Clock Labels & Trademarks - Antique Clock Serial Numbers and Dates - Antique Clock Patent Numbers and Dates - Books on Antique Clocks and Clockmakers - Antique Clock Appraisals - Antique Clock Prices Database - Free Antique Clock.

Clocks > Antique Seth Thomas Clocks The name Seth Thomas is symbolic of value and excellence of craft, as a result of the variety of sophisticated styles it has produced since As the longest established clock maker in the United States (nearly years), Seth Thomas is recognized as one of the most respected brands of clocks in the world.

Antique Seth Thomas clocks—particularly wall clocks and mantel clocks—are treasured by clock collectors and antiques lovers who value craft and sophistication. Seth Thomas, bornwas an amateur clockmaker who began his career in earnest when he moved to Plymouth, Connecticut, in and became an apprentice to renowned clockmaker Eli Terry.

Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements: A Guide to Identification and Prices, 2nd Edition JuneArlington Book Co Paperback in English - 2nd edition. Thomas continued Clark's wooden movement tall clock production, and about began making the wooden movement shelf clock. These were cased in pillar and scroll cases untilwhen the bronze looking glass and other styles became popular.

The Seth Thomas Clock Company was founded by Seth Thomas and began producing clocks in It was incorporated as the "Seth Thomas Clock Company" in [citation needed] The company manufactured clock movements for the Self Winding Clock Company from thru the early s, in addition to its standard offering of longcase clocks, mantel, wall, and table-top clocks.

Seth E. Thomas, great-grandson of the original founder of The Seth Thomas Clock Company was the first Chairman of the Board of General Time Corporation until his death in - The Seth Thomas Division expanded its commercial line with items such as parking meters, range timers, and industrial devices.

1, Antique Seth Thomas Clocks: Color Photos and Descriptions The following is a list of most of the clock models produced by Seth Thomas. Model names shown. Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements. by Tran Duy Ly Edition.

Revised and Enlarged With Price Update $ Price Update only $ Waterbury Clocks & Watches. by Tran Duy Ly 2nd Edition. Major Revision in from Blinking eye clocks to Mickey Mouse Watches. Hermle, in the Black forest of Germany, has made many movements for Seth Thomas clocks.

Former Seth Thomas Factory. The firm's decline was gradual over the next 50 years and culminated by purchase of Seth Thomas by Talley Industries in and moving from Connecticut to Norcross, Georgia somewhere between Seth Thomas started making 30 hour weight driven clocks with brass movements about Here is a history of these clocks.

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Seth Thomas Wall Clocks. Make an Offer. SETH THOMAS 31 inch GLOBE Wall Clock ST Signed MECHANISM Pendulum. Covers American, European and Continental clocks of all types. We h antique clock prices, images and descriptions as of Seth Thomas Clocks.Make Offer - Seth Thomas A () Westminster Mantel Clock Movement FOR RESTORATION Antique Seth Thomas Clock Movement Unusual Old Clock Part Estate $InSeth Thomas discontinued manufacturing the No.

movement, and began importing Hermle chime clock movements from Germany. Hermle is still making clock movements today. The best repair procedure is movement replacement, which can be done for around $ - $ for many mantel clocks.