Antique American Clocks                      January 2022


242.    $500

Seth Thomas Clock Co. “Chronometer Lever No. 5010”, ca. 1913.  A 10.25-inch nickel case with a hinged bezel and push-button lock.  Heavy plate glass, etched metal silvered dial imprinted with “Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co., Boston, USA”.  More from the catalog description: “High-grade, easy-running, double-spring movement.  Should a spring break, the other will run the clock until repair can be made.”  Lever escapement.  The clock is running enthusiastically and both springs are good; it must run at least 8 days.  Few sales of this model; Fontaine’s sold one in 2010 for $600.  $500-$800.

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