Antique Clocks, Pocket Watches, Etc. Seth Thomas 5-Bell Sonora Chimes!!
Date: Circa 1905 - Over A Century Old!!
Dial: Beveled Glass; Silvered Dial with Arabic Numerals; "SETH THOMAS - SONORA CHIMES" spelt out just above where the hands come out of the Dial; a Fast/Slow regulator just below where the hands are; and Spade Hands
Movement: 8-Day Running Duration; Five Bells, each with its own Leather Hammer; Sonora "Echoing Chamber" just below the Bells. The Movement Chimes out 4 Chimes for each Quarter Hour segment, then at the Hour, the Movement will Strike all 16 Chimes very delicately and very Sonorously, and then Strikes the Hour. Cleaned in 2009.
Case: Made from solid Mahogany & its in excellent condition except for a small chip missing by the upper right hand side by the back door; has an "On/Off" Switch for the Chimes (the hour will still strike); and the door on the back has a small circle of cloth, which will better enable the sound to be heard. The clock stands 14.25 inches tall, 10.25 inches wide and 7.25 inches deep.
Comments: Sonora Chimes are getting very hard to find now a days. My wife is very upset with me for listing it, but I've got bills to pay! If you should be lucky enough to purchase the clock, you'll be amazed at how much more Sonorous or soothing and resonant that the chimes ... read more