Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut. "Rustic." A cottage clock.
TT-184 Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut. "Rustic."
This mahogany case retains its’ original finish and stands approximately 10 inches tall . Wooden cased clock built to this scale are generally called Cottage clocks. This is a very interesting example having an Eastlake feel. The lower tablet is original to the clock and is nicely decorated with a floral theme. The dial is painted on tin. The movement is also signed with a die stamp impressed into the front plate. It is spring driven and is designed to run for thirty hours on a full wind. It also has an alarm mechanism. The label is in good condition and is pasted onto the backboard. A Jeweler’s label from Lynn, Massachusetts is pasted in the lower left hand corner.
This clock was made circa 1883.
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