SETH THOMAS SENTINEL 9 - 1928 ANTIQUE MANTLE CLOCK

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

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 HANDSOME TAMBOUR AND REPRESENTS EXACTLY WHAT MANY AMERICANS VISUALIZE WHEN THEY THINK OF A SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE TAMBOUR MANTLE CLOCK. IN MANY RESPECT THE SETH THOMAS STORY IS PART OF OUR AMERICAN HERITAGE

THE SENTINEL 9 WILL PROVIDE THE OWNER WITH GREAT SATISFACTION TO USE, DISPLAY AND ENJOY FOR TIMEKEEPING; AND ITS VALUE WILL CONTINUE TO APPRECIATE. PLEASE BROWSE THE SUPERSIZE PHOTOS TO SEE ALL DETAILS OF THE CLOCK.

THE EIGHT DAY #89J MOVEMENT HAS BEEN INSPECTED, CLEANED, REBUSHED, LUBRICATED, AND BENCH TESTED USING MECHANICAL AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTATION - READY FOR YEARS AND YEARS OF SERVICE. BOTH THE TIME AND THE STRIKE MAINSPRINGS WERE REPLACED WITH THE HIGHEST GRADE MAINSPRINGS AVAILABLE TO ASSURE YEARS OF RELIABLE ENERGY AND DEPENDABILITY. IN ADDITION, NEW MAINSPRINGS GIVE A PROPERLY SERVICED MOVEMENT VITALITY AND SUPER PERFORMANCE. THE FULL SERVICE PROCEDURE ON THE #89J MOVEMENT ALONE IS A $300 VALUE!! COUNT ON DISTINCTIVECLOCKS TO BE ASSURED OF A RELIABLE ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS MANTLE CLOCK!!

THE HALF HOUR IS ANNOUNCED A VIBRANT AND RESONANT CATHEDRAL CHIME ROD; THE HOUR COUNT FOLLOWS, AGAIN ON THE CATHEDRAL CHIME ROD.

THIS IS A FULL SIZE TAMBOUR SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY - IDEAL FOR A SPECIAL GIFT, FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE, OR AS AN ADDITION TO YOUR COLLECTION. MEASUREMENTS ARE 19 ½" W X 9 ¼" H X 6 ½" D.

THE SENTINEL 9 - 1928 IS OFFERED WITH NO RESERVE AND ONLY A SMALL MINIMUM, SO THAT ANYONE IN THE EBAY COMMUNITY SO INTERESTED MAY FREELY BID AND ULTIMATELY DETERMINE THE FINAL SALES VALUE OF THIS FINE ANTIQUE TIMEPIECE!

PAYPAL, CASHIER'S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER IS ACCEPTED. BUYER WILL PAY SHIPPING. USPS PRIORITY MAIL IS THE PREFERRED SHIPPING FOR THIS SIZE CLOCK AND IS GENERALLY IN THE $25 RANGE, DEPENDING ON ZIP CODE. SELLER WILL RENDER AN INVOICE INCLUDING SHIPPING CHARGES AT AUCTION END. AS WITH ALL MECHANICAL CLOCK MOVEMENTS, SOME ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE NECESSARY WHEN SETTING UP AFTER SHIPMENT, AND THE CLOCK IS SOLD AS IS. INSURANCE IS REQUIRED. SELLER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO END THE AUCTION FOR ANY REASON. ENJOY THE BIDDING - EMAIL OR CALL; STEVE .

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