Welch 'Parepa' Pillar and Arch Eight Day Clock C. 1880

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This c.1880 Welch Parepa VP eight day shelf or mantle clock made in Forrestville, CT is in very good working condition. The clock features a rosewood veneered case with a hat-like arch with turned wood finials and matching columns. The gold decorated glass is in excellent condition and the pendulum features a painted Sandwich glass center with a red flower design that matches the gold glass edge motifs - the intact door glass is rare as it is often replaced with undecorated glass. The clock runs strong and includes it's original label inside the base indicating "Eight Day and One Day Brass Clocks" and "Manfactured and Sold by Welch Spring & Co, Forestville, CT." The clock comes with a winding key. 

Condition: The clock in in very good, running condition and appears to be all original. We always recommend service by a reputable clock shop to ensure accuracy and longevity. 


22" High x 15" Wide x 5.25" Deep


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