Antique American Clocks January 2022
Waterbury Clock Co. “Study No. 10”, ca. 1893. This clock is unusual for the bell strike on top. The strike is very gentle, more like a “ding”. The oak case is 26 inches long with an old, clean finish. The door glass is old, the dial repainted and renumbered, not quite perfectly. The hands are original. The 8-day, time-and-strike movement is signed and running, although the strike is erratic. There is a Waterbury pendulum bob and two plain Waterbury weights, as shown in the catalog illustration (page 229 of Ly’s Waterbury Clocks & Watches, Vol. 1), and the chains have wooden acorns on the ends. There is an operating instructions label on the back behind plastic. No recent sales; this model sold for $425 in 2013 and $550 in 2012 at RO Schmitt’s. $250-$500.