Occasionally, a collection will come to us that includes some very nice, lower-priced items as part of the deal. We screen them carefully and put the best of them on this page.
Budget-Priced Clocks

BEV-1320
$650
Oval-Shaped French Carriage Clock, c.1900

Oval-Shaped French Carriage Clock, c.1900 ~ Antique Clocks Guy

Ship From So. CA

Here's a great little carriage clock in a very desirable oval-shaped case that was recently polished and re-lacquered. Take a look:

Physical: The brass case, which measure 3.625"w x 4.75"h x 3.5"d is in excellent physical condition. The beveled glass is original to the case. The porcelain dial is in excellent physical condition.

Mechanical: The eight-day, time-only movement was recently professionally overhauled and is in excellent running order.

Comments: Gorgeous little clock. Not a lot of money. Top condition!

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Front View
Left
Right
Rear
Movement
Escapement



RWO-718
$250


French Carriage Alarm Clock
with Original Red Leather Carrying Case

French Carriage Alarm Clock with Original Red Leather Carrying Case ~ Antique Clocks Guy

French Carriage Alarm Clock with Original Red Leather Carrying Case ~ Antique Clocks Guy

French Carriage Alarm Clock with Original Red Leather Carrying Case ~ Antique Clocks Guy

Ship From So. CA

This little carriage clock, similar to the "Boite Riche"-style (sans fluting), is a charmer. The original leather case is missing the strap that went from side-to-side over the top, but the hidden button that releases the top to open and hinge left is still in good working order. Also, many of these clocks that still have cases have lost the panel that covers the dial (and slips into a slot in the back of the case behind the clock itself; this one is present and accounted for. So is the original winding key, that fits in a slot on the left inside the case.

Physical: The leather case measures 3.5"w x 5"h x 3"d; the brass clock case itself measures 3"w x 4.5"h (5.75 with the handle up) x 2.25"d. The porcelain dial with alarm subsidiary dial measures 1.875" in diameter.

There are hairline cracks in the upper right corner of the dial that are much less apparent when it is in the case. The whole porcelain dial could be copied and a new one made for somewhere around $120.

We have enjoyed having the clock on the shelf here in the office just as it is. If you would like to have the dial replaced, we will connect you wit the resource. The clock is priced appropriately, and its value will increase significantly if you complete the restoration.

Mechanical: The eight-day cylinder escapement movement is running, but could probably use a good cleaning.

Comments: Nice little clock; not a lot of money. Great as it is now and would be wonderful restored: your choice.

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Case Front/Rear
Case
Sides
Front
Panel Off - 1
Front Panel Off - 2
Case Top Open
Front View
Sides
Back
Bottom
Escapement
Movement Back



DER-108
$550
Seth Thomas “Tradition 2W” Pillar & Scroll, c.1950

Seth Thomas “Tradition 2W” Pillar & Scroll, c.1950 ~ Antique Clocks Guy

Ship From So. CA

Here is a cute little clock that was in the 1950 catalogue. It is reminiscent of the early American pillar and scroll clocks of Eli Terry and many others. Nice thing about this clock is that it doesn't take up too much space, so will fit nicely almost anywhere.

Physical: The petite mahogany case, which measures 20"h x 10.5"w x 5.125"d, is in excellent original condition with original finish and paint on the case and dial. Solid brass finials and the pendulum are original, too.

Mechanical: The eight-day time-and-rod-strike movement has been professionally serviced and is in excellent running condition.

Comments: Nice clock for not a lot of money...

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Front View
Front Right
Back
Pendulum & Rod
Tablet Back

Reference
Ly, T.D., Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements 3rd Ed Vol 2, 2004, p.665-666

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