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Seth thomas wall clocks dating 1881

The fourth and final patent of March 1, 1862 is carried on most of their calendar clocks manufactured until 1875 or 1876. Andrews, Jr., a Thomas relative and workman in the factory, received a patent on an improved mechanism.

Other clock hands featured a circle one-third the way up on each hand.

Turn over the clock carefully and look for a metal plate that identifies the clock as a Seth Thomas clock.

Up until 1875, the hands featured an embellishment a third of the way down from the top that resembled a small bird with wings and tail protruding from the clock hand.

Later clock hands had a softly formed arrow with a round bottom on their tips.

Clocks built through 1879 had no name on the dial, but during the years 1881 to 1888; 1913 through 1929; and 1929 forward, his name often appeared on the dial.

As a native Californian, artist, journalist and published author, Laurie Brenner began writing professionally in 1975.

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.

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