Seth Thomas Regulator No. 2 wall regulator. 213154

he 1860s and enjoyed a production run of over 100 years. Over this period the clock experienced a number of small changes that included movement and case design. As a result, we are able to date many of these with in a range of 20 years. This fine example was made sometime around 1915 and was marketed as a small regulator for use in railroads, schools, fire departments, offices, etc.

This case is constructed in oak. The wood features a bold grain pattern and does have some areas of staining. The finished has been nicely enhanced and is well suited for display in today’s homes. The weight driven movement is good quality. It features well finished brass plates that are rectangular shaped, a Graham deadbeat escapement and maintaining power. The works are designed to beat eighty times per each minute and is powered by a single weight. This is a timepiece. The movement is secured to a large iron mounting bracket which is attached to the backboard. This mounting bracket also supports the pendulum. The pendulum is constructed with a wood rod and a brass covered zinc bob. This clock is designed run for eight-days on a full wind. The dial is painted on tin and measures 12 inches in diameter. This painted dial is in very good original condition. The lower door is fitted with glass. Through this one can view the side to side motion of the brass pendulum bob and the lowering of the brass covered lead weight over a weeks time.

This fine example measures approximately 36.5 inches long overall, 16 inches wide and 5.75 inches deep. It was made circa 1915. It is inventory number 213154.

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