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Details about  SETH THOMAS TAMBOUR No2~FINEST GRADE ANTIQUE CLOCK~1921~15 day mvmnt~RESTORED

SETH THOMAS TAMBOUR No2~FINEST GRADE ANTIQUE CLOCK~1921~15 day mvmnt~RESTORED See original listing
SETH-THOMAS-TAMBOUR-No2-FINEST-GRADE-ANTIQUE-CLOCK-1921-15-day-mvmnt-RESTORED
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Item condition:
Used
Ended:
Jun 14, 2012 17:34:06 PDT
Winning bid:
US $147.50
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$34.00 Expedited Shipping | See details
Item location:
ALLYN WASHINGTON, United States

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eBay item number:
110892560673
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Item specifics

Condition:
Used: An item that has been used previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of ... Read moreabout the condition
Original/Repro:

Original

DIAL AND BEZEL:

CONVEX SILVERED,BRASS BEZEL,BEVELED GL

STYLE:

CLASSIC TAMBOUR

MODEL:

TAMBOUR#2

MATERIAL:

HIGHEST GRADE RIBBON MAHOGANY

CHIME:

COILED BELL METAL CHIME

MOVEMENT:

#51m 15 day TIME AND STRIKE 15 DAY MVMNT

Type:

Clocks

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SETH THOMAS TAMBOUR No.2 ~ CIRCA 1921                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RECENTLY COMPLETED  AND READY FOR YOUR INSPECTION AND APPROVAL IS THIS RARE AND STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE 1921 SETH THOMAS TAMBOUR No.2,EQUIPPED WITH SELDOM SEEN HIGH GRADE 15 DAY MOVEMENT #51M,EVERY COMPONENT IS ORIGINAL AND WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A SMALL CHIP AND A FEW SCRATCHES IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS WILL BECOME EVIDENT WITH MY DESCRIPTION AND PICTURES!SELDOM SEEN ON EBAY,IT IS A VERY UNIQUE STYLE OF TAMBOUR,LOOK AT THE VIVID RIBBON MAHOGANY CABINET,IT JUST SHIMMERS IN THE LIGHT! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME,MICHAEL,PH#301-751-7701, ,HAVE SEVERAL OTHER RESTORED SETH THOMAS CLOCKS,SEE MY STORE!                                                                                                                                    

THIS SELDOM SEEN MODEL WITH RIBBON MAHOGANY CABINET IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ,CRISP & BRIGHT BELL METAL COILED CHIME  ANNOUNCES THE HALF AND FULL HOURS, THIS CLOCK IS A RARE FIND IN THIS CONDITION ,AND IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY"SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS,3RD EDITION,VOL.#2,PG.,701,THE CLOCKS VALUE IN THE 2005 PRICE GUIDE IS 350.00!THAT WAS 7 YEARS AGO!!ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SOUNDING TIME AND STRIKE MANTEL CLOCKS I HAVE HEARD!!  

                                                                                                                                                                             

THE GRACEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL STYLING OF THIS TAMBOUR CASE IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING WITH A TASTEFUL DISPLAY OF GENTLE CURVES , ONE OF THE MOST ELEGANT OF THE TAMBOUR LINE.CONVEX PORCELAIN DIAL WITH BLACK ARABIC NUMERALS AND SPADE HANDS ,

THE PROFESSIONALLY CONDITIONED AND RESTORED CABINET IS BEAUTIFUL,ORIGINAL AMBER SHELLAC OVER RIBBON MAHOGANY – THIS SERIES CABINET WAS THE FINEST GRADE SETH THOMAS OFFERED IN THIS TIME PERIOD,AND HE WAS NOTED FOR THE QUALITY AND DESIGN OF HIS TAMBOUR CABINETS. SETH THOMAS KNEW IT WAS IMPORTANT THAT THE CONSTRUCTION OF HIS CASES WITHSTAND THE TEST OF TIME,AS WELL AS HIS MOVEMENTS.THE CLOCK IN THE HOME SOON BECOMES AN INTIMATE PART OF THE HOUSEHOLD AND MUST LIVE THRU CHANGES IN FASHION~FREQUENTLY SERVING SEVERAL GENERATIONS.IT IS REASSURING TO KNOW THAT SETH THOMAS CLOCKS FIT INTO ANY FASHION DECOR TODAY AS THEY DID 90 PLUS YEARS AGO AND WILL CONTINUE FOR MANY YEARS TO FOLLOW .                                                                                                                                                                                                  

THE SUPERB CABINET AND DESIGN COMPONENTS, COMPLIMENT THE PREMIUM 4 INCH CONVEX PORCELAIN DIAL(MINOR SIDE EDGE CHIP,HARD TO SEE) AND SETH THOMAS SPADE HANDS,THESE ARE PREMIUM FEATURES FOUND ON THE HIGHEST GRADE MODELS OF THE PERIOD. THE GOLD GILT BEZEL FITS WELL AND CLOSES WITH A NICE “SNAP.” THE HEAVY BEVELED CONVEX DIAL GLASS IS ORIGINAL,AND IS NEAR PERFECT,NO CHIPS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES. THIS ORNATE FANCY ELEGANT TAMBOUR OFFERED ALL OF THE FINEST FEATURES OF THE DAY AND IS SURE TO BECOME THE FOCAL POINT OF ANY ROOM IT IS DISPLAYED IN. THIS PETITE SIZE TAMBOUR CABINET DIMENSIONS ARE 13 1/2 WIDE,7  TALL,5  DEEP                                                                                                                           

 

                                                                                      ~RESTORATION DETAILS~    

THE 15 DAY SETH THOMAS #51M HIGH GRADE FINE ROUND BRASS TIME AND STRIKE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN FULLY SERVICED:COMPLETELY DIS ASSEMBLED, INSPECTED, CLEANED, LUBRICATED AND BENCH TESTED. ALL WEAR POINTS SUCH AS PIVOTS WERE POLISHED AND ALL WORN BUSHINGS WERE REPLACED AS WELL. THE TIME AND STRIKE MAINSPRINGS WERE UNLOADED,CLEANED,INSPECTED,STONED AND RE-GREASED!THEY ARE OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY TO ENSURE MANY YEARS OF SERVICE WITH PLENTY OF RESERVE POWER .THIS MOVEMENT HAS BEEN METICULOUSLY REBUILT AND NO DETAIL WAS OVERLOOKED,SETH THOMAS USED ONLY THE HIGHEST GRADE COMPONENTS IN THIS ELEGANT TIMEPIECE,NO EXPENSE WAS SPARED.

  WHY CHANCE BUYING AN ANTIQUE CLOCK WHOSE MOVEMENTS CONDITION IS IN QUESTION??WHEN YOU PURCHASE ONE OF MY RESTORED CLOCKS,YOU CAN REST ASSURED OF MANY YEARS OF RELIABLE OPERATION!! 

THE ORIGINAL FINISH HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY CONDITIONED, PRESERVED AND RESTORED USING A LABOR INTENSIVE PROCESS THAT PRODUCES EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS.THE ORIGINAL FINISH WAS CAREFULLY CLEANED AND PRESERVED.  THE RESTORED FINISH WAS PRESERVED WITH RUBBED OVERCOATS OF A SPECIAL BLEND OF SHELLAC BASED OILS FOR LASTING PROTECTION.THERE IS MINOR CRAZING IN THE FINISH AND A FEW "CHARACTER MARKS", AS SEEN IN THE PICTURES,WHICH IS TO BE EXPECTED IN A CLOCK ALMOST 100 YRS OLD ,IT IS NOT OFTEN THAT YOU FIND A CABINET OF THIS QUALITY IN RESTORE-ABLE CONDITION,LOOK CLOSELY AT THE ENLARGED PICTURES,THIS TAMBOUR#2 WOULD COMPLIMENT ANY DECOR SETTING AND WOULD SOON BECOME THE FOCAL POINT OF ANY AREA IT IS DISPLAYED IN. THE TIMELESS DESIGN OF THIS CLOCK WILL NEVER GO OUT OF STYLE AND WILL BE AN HEIRLOOM PIECE THAT YOU WILL WANT TO PASS DOWN TO YOUR CHILDREN AND FUTURE GENERATIONS TO COME.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ON THE DIAL FACE ARE TWO WINDING HOLES, ONE EACH FOR TIME AND HALF HOUR/HOUR STRIKE. THE SMALL HOLE ABOVE THE NUMERAL 12 PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE TIME ADJUSTMENT SLOW/FAST ARBOR.

 

EACH HALF HOUR IS ANNOUNCED AS A SINGLE STRIKE ON A PERFECTLY TUNED COILED BELL METAL CHIME  ,AND THE FULL HOUR COUNTED AT THE TOP OF EACH HOUR,SETH THOMAS CHIMES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN NOTED FOR THERE RICH DECAY AND TIMBRE OF THE NOTE STRUCK,  THE NEW OWNER WILL TRULY LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING THE TAMBOUR#12 ~ AS KIND OF A TRADITION IN THE HOME, ONE OF THE NICEST SOUNDING CHIMES AVAILABLE.

THIS IS A  ELEGANT AND CLASSIC PETITE SIZE TAMBOUR, SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY – IDEAL AS A GIFT, YOUR PERSONAL USE, OR AS AN ADDITION TO YOUR COLLECTION. MEASUREMENTS ARE 13 1/2" W  X  7  ” H  X  5  D.

 

THE TAMBOUR No.2 ~ 1921 IS OFFERED WITH NO RESERVE AND ONLY A SMALL MINIMUM, I WILL LET THE EBAY BIDDERS DETERMINE THE FINAL SALES VALUE OF THIS FINE ANTIQUE TIMEPIECE!

 PAYPAL IS THE PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR YOUR PROTECTION; OTHER PAYMENT METHODS ARE ACCEPTED PLEASE CONTACT ME IF DESIRED. IF PAYMENT NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS OF AUCTION-END THE ITEM WILL BE RELISTED AND BUYER REPORTED IN DEFAULT TO EBAY .

 

 

 

 

SHIPPING - BUYER WILL PAY SHIPPING. USPS PRIORITY MAIL IS THE PREFERRED SHIPPING METHOD; SELLER WILL WORK WITH BUYER IF OTHER ARRANGEMENTS ARE REQUESTED. SHIPPING FOR AVERAGE SIZE MANTLE CLOCKS IS USUALLY IN THE $30-40 RANGE PLUS INSURANCE HIGHER PRICES TO BE EXPECTED ON SHIPMENTS TO THE EASTERN UNITED STATES ZIP CODES. INSURANCE IS REQUIRED ON ALL CLOCK SHIPMENTS.

 

ALL OF MY SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS ARE FULLY RESTORED IN EVERY WAY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE. GREAT CARE IS TAKEN TO INSURE THAT EACH AND EVERY ONE FUNCTIONS PROPERLY AND IS FULLY OPERATIONAL AND HAS BEEN BENCH TESTED PRIOR TO BEING SHIPPED.  AS WITH ALL MECHANICAL CLOCK MOVEMENTS, SOME ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE NECESSARY WHEN SETTING UP AFTER SHIPMENT, AND THE CLOCK IS SOLD AS IS. ~

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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