This antique Seth Thomas calendar clock dates to c. 1875. The clock works, but is missing some parts and needs a restoration, or can be run as is with a replacement pendulum bob.
One of the special aspects of this clock is that the stamping on the movement indicates 'S. THOMAS, PLYMOUTH CONN' which means the clock is an earlier example made before Plymouth was renamed to Thomaston, CT in 1875. Additionally, one of the labels on the back indicates that it was originally purchased at CG Schergens Jeweler's in Indianapolis, IND, March 7, 1877 - an uncommon piece of evidence!
The clock case is in good condition with some veneer issues on the pediment. The curved veneer around the clock faces is in very good condition, which is uncommon.
The clock is currently running and chiming with a part from a chandelier substituted for the pendulum bob. The calendar function is not working, but appears to be complete. This clock has a calendar mechanism by the Mix Brothers. We found this incredible page that shows many details about this calendar clock. https://minnesotawatches.com/adjusting-a-seth-thomas-office-calendar-no-2-calendar-movement/
The Seth Thomas Clock Company was incorporated in 1853 in Plymouth Hollow, CT, later named Thomaston in Seth Thomas' honor. The company was once one of the largest producers of clocks in the US, and made its cases and movements in Connecticut until the 1950s. Connecticut was home to
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20" High x 10" Wide x 5" Deep
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