SETH THOMAS SENTINEL 9 - 1928 ANTIQUE MANTLE CLOCK

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 07, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

OFFERED FOR YOUR YEAR-END BIDDING PLEASURE TODAY IS A GORGOUS "SENTINEL NO. 9 - 1928" TIME AND STRIKE TAMBOUR MANTEL CLOCK MADE BY SETH THOMAS, AND LISTED IN TRAN DUY LY'S "SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS" V2 3D EDITION PAGE 697. THIS IS THE RIBBON MAHOGANY VERSION OF THE SENTINEL 9, EQUIPPED WITH A CATHEDRAL CHIME ROD, NOT A SPIRAL GONG - IN SUPERB CONDITION AND VERY, VERY SCARCE .

THIS LOVELY AND CLASSICLY STYLED ALL ORIGINAL TAMBOUR TIME AND STRIKE CLOCK CAN BEST BE DESCRIBED AS ONE OF THE CLASSICS OF THE PERIOD - CLEAN AND SIMPLE, YET ELEGANT - A DELIGHT TO VIEW WITH ITS FULLY PRESERVED AND RESTORED SHELLAC FINISH ON SATIN RIBBON MAHOGANY - AT HOME IN ANY DECORATIVE SETTING. THE SENTINEL 9 - 1928 CASE HAS COMPLEMENTING WOOD INLAYS ON THE FRONT FOR INTEREST AND TRANSITION TO THE DIAL, AND GENTLE CURVES UP AND OVER THE TOP TO HIGHLIGHT THE STYLE SO ENJOYED IN THE 1920'S.

THE SILVERED DIAL WITH BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS WAS SETH'S PREMIUM VERSION OF THE PERIOD, COMPLEMENTED BY THE SETH THOMAS SIGNATURE SPADE MINUTE AND HOUR HANDS. THE POLISHED BRASS BEZEL WITH HEAVY CONVEX GLASS IS TIGHT AND EXCELLENT.

THE ORIGINAL DARK MOLASSAS PATINA FINISH HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY CONDITIONED AND RESTORED, AND ACCENTS THIS CLOCK'S BEAUTY, BOTH AS AN ANTIQUE AND AS A DECORATIVE ACCESSORY WHEN DISPLAYED. THIS IS A
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