Thomas Hutchinson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Thomas Hutchinson is a listed as a watch and clockmaker in several horological references. In truth, little is currently known about him. He is listed as working as a silversmith in Lancaster boro in 1773. In 1776, he is listed as maker of Dutch type clocks and is working in Washington, Washington, Co., PA. On February 1, 1800, he applied for membership in the Washington Mechanical Society. According to the tax records, he was active in Washington through 1824. In September of 1823, he advertised in The Washington Reporter that he again began his clockmaking business.

Notes: It is reported that a Thomas Hutchinson inlaid tall case clock is in the Carnegie Museum of Art. Late circa 1830.

Thomas Hutchinson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An eight tune musical Movement Tall Case Clock.

This is a beautifully figured mahogany case tall clock. This classical design is seldom seen in the tall case form. The… read more