Seth thomas clock dating
In the 1860s, French clocks in slate, onyx or marble cases became popular in the United States.
It was distracting enough to have a timepiece in the back of the classroom for the teacher to keep an eye on.From 1888, his factory used walnut, cherry and oak; in about 1913, his company began to use both mahogany and oak in clock case construction.Examine the hands on the face of the dial as they are a very distinctive, telltale feature. The case is 24" tall and the octigon is 16" across. Because I have seen this marking on other Seth Thomas clocks, I believe that it indicates that it was made in (A? I have attached images to get some help with this learning. Public schools AFAIK, didn't customarily use striking clocks in the classrooms, or those with calendar attachment. " The movement in the photos looks like the number 44 movement as shown in old Seth Thomas catalog reprints.