Ithaca NO. 1 Regulator. A double dial calendar clock. -SOLD-
This is a very attractive wall clock. It is cataloged as the No. 1 Regulator and was made by the Ithaca Clock Company of Ithaca, New York.
The case is constructed in walnut and retains an older finish. The coloring is excellent. Applied to this case are a number of decorative carvings. They add to the victorian feel of this model. Even the sides of this case nicely formed. The front section incorporates a large door that is fitted with glass. This opens to allow one access to the two large paper dials. They both measure 12 inches in diameter. Both dials are in excellent original condition. The upper dial displays the time and features a sweep second hand. The lower dial displays the day of the week, the month and calendar day. The movement is brass construction. It is powered by two weights and is a time only design. It is designed to run for 8 days on a single wind. The thirty nine inch wooden pendulum rod hangs from the back of the case and supports a nickel bob. The calendar mechanism patented on April 18th, and August 28th, 1866.
This impressive wall mounted clock measures 44 inches long to the top of the center finial, 19 inches wide and approximately 6 inches deep.This clock is inventory number 214099.
About Ithaca Clock Company of Ithaca, New York.
The Ithaca Calendar clock Company was formed in 1865 to manufacture clocks with calendar mechanisms. It was located in Ithaca, New York. Henry B. Horton applied for and was granted a patent on April 18, 1865. This patent was improved several times over its life span. This clock venture ended its operations due to bankruptcy on March 14, 1917.
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