New Haven Clock Co. calendar clock made for the National Calendar Clock Company in New Haven, Connecticut. "Column Calendar Clock."

This case is in very good original condition having only a small piece of the wooden mask board missing from above the time dial. The case is pine and retains its’ original imitation grained veneer pattern. This is executed with ink. The half columns mounted to the sides of the case are applied. They are paint decorated in a tortoise shell pattern. The caps are gilt with gold. The black paper dials measures 7 inches in diameter and are trimmed with brass ring or a stepped bezel. The upper dial is the time dial and the hour are formatted in Roman style numerals. The movement is brass and designed to run eight days on a full wind and to strike the hour on the hour on a wire gong mounted inside the case. The Arabic numerals located on the outside of the lower calendar dial will display the day of the month. This day date is indicated by the red hand. This is a simple calendar mechanism in that you have to manually adjust it for the variations in lengths of months. The front of this clock is fitted with a large glass door that protects both dials.

This clock stands 27.5 inches tall, 15.75 inches wide and 5 inches deep and was made circa 1890.

The National Calendar Clock Company sold clocks manufactured by the New Haven Clock company of New Haven, Connecticut.


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