Offered for sale in this No Reserve Auction is a bracket style Seth Thomas Northbury Westminster Chime mantle clock. This clock has the 124 movement and can be found in the latest edition of Tran Duy Ly's Seth Thomas book on page 178 of volume one, item 478. The clock is in good condition and still has the original stickers on the door and it comes with both the original pendulum and key. Case dimensions are 11 inches high by 8.25 inches wide by 6 inches deep. The original catalog describes the clock as a mahogany case with recess panel of metal grill work with brass hands, sash, and feet. T are a few places on the top of the clock w the finish has lifted and t is a piece of veneer missing off of the back door that will never be seen once the clock is set on the shelf. Still, this is a nice clock and the size is very popular as it will fit just about anyw in your home.
WHAT MAKES A CLOCK A GOOD VALUE? The rules of economics are fairly straightforward. Simply put, it is almost impossible to spend a little and get a lot. Antique and vintage clocks follow these rules as well. You can buy "As Found" clocks for less money. Then you have to pay a shop to go through the movement and when you are done, you have spent more than if you would have bid on the nicer clocks in the beginning. I have tried through the photos to show the basic
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