Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, C

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Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, circa 1840, with turned columns flanking the painted wooden Roman dial and lower looking glass, paper dust-cover and 4 3/4 x 3 in. printed maker’s label stating Silas B. Terry, Horologist, Manufacturer of Clocks, Timepieces and Regulators, Plymouth, Conn., eight-day weight-powered movement with solid backplate, strap plate front and count wheel strike, ht. 35 1/2 in.

This movement, in a slightly different case form, is shown in Chris Bailey, A Story of Silas B. Terry, Horologist, NAWCC Bulletin, June 2008, page 289.

Condition report

Condition: refinished, lower looking glass is probably original and backed by an old pine board, paper dust cover and label in good condition, dial is undisturbed, weights period

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