VERY RARE SETH THOMAS REGULATOR CLOCK SECONDS HAND 86W


VERY RARE SETH THOMAS REGULATOR CLOCK SECONDS HAND 86W
FROM EARLY 1900'S ... VERY RARE SETH THOMAS REGULATOR CLOCK IN MAHOGANY.....HAS SECONDS BIT AND DAY-OF-THE-WEEK DIAL !!!..PLEASE LOOK AT ALL THE PICS...I HAVE STUDIED THIS MOVEMENT AND HAVE CONCLUDED THAT IT WAS A SCHOOLHOUSE OR WORKPLACE CLOCK...THE BAKELITE WHEEL THAT THE DAY OF THE WEEK DIAL IS CONNECTED TO HAS 14 PINS...THEY CORRESPOND WITH 14 X 12-HR PERIODS IN A WEEK .... THE HAND THAT ACTUATES THIS COMES AROUND EVERY 12 HOURS AND CHANGES THE DAY OF THE WEEK DIAL TO AM/PM SETTING...ON THE EDGE OF THE BAKELITE, ARE 5 RAISED KNOBS THAT ACTUATE THE MERCURY SWITCH....I FEEL THIS CORRESPONDS TO MONDAY-THRU-FRIDAY...T ARE NO KNOBS IN THE NEXT AREA(SAT-SUN)....THEN STARTS OVER AGAIN....THE LARGE DRUM ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE MOVEMENT IS HOOKED VIA A BEVEL GEAR TO THE TIME SHAFT AND ROTATES...THE MYSTERY FOR ME IS WHAT FUNCTION THIS DOES? I THINK T ARE SOME PARTS MISSING THAT ARE RELATED TO THIS DRUM...ANY IDEAS MORE THAN WELCOME....I THINK THE ELECTRICAL PART OF THIS WAS CONNECTED TO A BELL OR SLAVE CLOCK SYSTEM. ANYWAY THIS CLOCK RUNS REAL GOOD AND KEEPS GOOD TIME...IT IS IDENTICAL IN DIMENSIONS TO THE SETH THOMAS OFFICE #9 CLOCK..IT IS 31" TALL AND 15-1/2" WIDE AND 5-1/2" DEEP AND IN MAHOGANY...CASE VERY GOOD CONDITION..NICE LOOKING CLOCK FOR YOU TO CHERISH..THE MOVEMENT
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