Silas B. Terry of Terryville, Connecticut.

Silas B. Terry was born on February 1, 1807 and died of a heart attack May 20th, 1876. He was one of eight children born to Eli & Eunice (Warner) Terry. He worked in various clock making enterprises. Some of which included the firm S. B. Terry & Company (1852-1853), and Terryville MFG. Co. (1853-1854.) In 1854, Terry went bankrupt and took a job as a general manager of the William L. Gilbert & Company in Winsted, Connecticut. In 1861, he took a job as superintendent of the Waterbury Clock Company . In 1867, he formed the The Terry Clock Company at Waterbury with his sons. Silas’ early clocks were well made and often had interesting movements. The evidence of his work suggests that he loved to tinker.

Silas B. Terry 8-day Fusee with a balance wheel escapement. Sharp Gothic or Steeple Clock. -SOLD-

This shelf clock form was originally called a “Sharp Gothic” and is popularly called a “Steeple clock.” It was made by… read more

Silas B. Terry. "Horologist." Terryville, Connecticut. Time and Alarm Cottage Clock.

This form is called a “Cottage Clock.” It is an unusual and desirable example because its condition. The case in veneered… read more

Silas Burnham Terry cottage clock with torsion suspension. S. B. Terry & Co.

This unusual clock is quite small. The case measures a mere 8.25 tall, 6.25 inches wide and 3 inches deep. The… read more

Silas Burnham Terry Wall Regulator. Terryville, Connecticut, circa 1840.

This very early wall regulator was made by Silas B. Terry of Terryville, Connecticut. This clock was made circa 1840 and… read more

Silas Burnham Terry. "Horologist." Terry's Ville, Connecticut. Mantel clock.

This rare 30-hour brass geared shelf clock was made by Silas B. Terry in Terryville, Connecticut. The case form is similar… read more