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RARE & RESTORED SETH THOMAS KENT - 1911 FINE ANTIQUE CITY SERIES CABINET CLOCK For Sale


RARE & RESTORED SETH THOMAS KENT - 1911 FINE ANTIQUE CITY SERIES CABINET CLOCK


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RARE & RESTORED SETH THOMAS KENT - 1911 FINE ANTIQUE CITY SERIES CABINET CLOCK:
$695.00

EXCEEDING YOUR EXPECTATIONS, BOTH WITHTHE ANTIQUE CLOCK PURCHASE, AS WELL AS MY LONG-TERM AVAILABILITY FOR ASSISTANCEAFTER THE PURCHASE, IS MY PLEDGE TO YOU.

PART OF MY DNA IS THE LONG TERM AND CONTINUING PASSION FORTHE PROPER RESTORATION OF SELECTED ANTIQUE CLOCKS, PRIMARILY SETH THOMAS ANDHERSCHEDE.

EACH RESTORATION IS ACCOMPLISHED VIA BEST METHODS ANDPRACTICES, ACQUIRED THROUGH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND TECHNIQUESACQUIRED.

THE CLOCKS THAT I SELECT FOR RESTORATION AND SUBSEQUENTRESALE REPRESENT SPECIFICALLY SELECTED MODELS, WHICH ARE BEST CANDIDATES FORTHE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER, OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, WHO DESIRES TO OWN ANHIERLOOM ANTIQUE CLOCK, AS WELL AS TO ENJOY A TASTE OF ANTIQUE CLOCK AMERICANA.

PURCHASES FROM ME ARE GENERALLY FOR PERSONAL USE ANDENJOYMENT, FOR COLLECTORS, OR FOR GIFTING TO SPECIAL FRIENDS, RELATIVES, ORASSOCIATES.

SINCERELY PRESENTED, STEVE IN SOUTH CAROLINA

SETH THOMAS KENT – 1911

CITY SERIES CABINET CLOCK

RARE AND COLLECTOR QUALITY-SELDOM SEEN

BE SURE AND LISTEN TO THE LOVELY MELLOWTIMBRE OF THE KENT - 1911 VIA THE ATTACHED E COMMERCE AUDIO PLAYER SOUND FILESAT THE BEGINNING OF MY LISTING.

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THIS IS ANOTHERONE OF THE MOST RARE OF SETH THOMAS

CITY SERIESANTIQUE CLOCKS

AND A SELDOMAVAILABLE

GEM FOR SURE!!!

OFFERED TODAY

FOR YOUR SPECIAL

COLLECTION, GIFT, OR PERSONAL USE CONSIDERATIONS

ISTHE KENT - 1911 SETH THOMAS CITY SERIES CABINET MANTEL OR TABLE CLOCK MADE BYSETH THOMAS.THE KENT IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRAN DUY LY’S “SETH THOMAS CLOCKS ANDMOVEMENTS” V1 3D EDITION PAGE 194.

IF YOU NEED ORDESIRE

ADDITIONALINFORMATION, EMAIL OR CALL STEVE.

DESCRIPTIONAND FEATURES

NOTE SOME OF THE FEATURES BELOW:

· A FULL UPPERCREST WITH CURVED RADIUS AND ORIGINAL DETAIL WORK ON THE CREST – NOTE THECROTCH WOOD INLAY IN THE UPPER CREST.

· FLANKING COLUMNSTURNED DIVISIONS AND COLUMN SUPPORTS – ONE ON EACH SIDE OF THE CABINET FRONT

· TASTEFUL ALLORIGINAL CARVED DETAILS BETWEEN THE BASE AND THE DIAL ACCENT THE BEAUTY OF THE KENTCABINET AND DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE CLOCK.

· FULL LOWERPEDIMENT WITH MOULDINGS AND RAISED PEDIMENT FEET

· THE EXPRESSIVECABINET DESIGN WITH A BIT OF SPECIAL ENGRAVED INFLUENCE MAKES FOR A LOVELY ANDUNIQUE PRESENTATION ANYWHERE – ESPECIALLY NICE WHEN PLACED ON A SHELF, TABLE,BRACKET, DESK OR MANTLE.

· NOTE THE ORIGINAL5 INCH DIAL WITH BLACK ROMAN NUMERALS AND ORIGINAL CUT BLUED STEEL SETH THOMASSIGNATURE HANDS.

· A POLISHEDGILT BRASS SASH SURROUNDS AND COMPLEMENTS THE DIAL.

· THE FLATORIGINAL DIAL GLASS IS HOUSED IN A POLISHED BRASS BEZEL.

· FULLCLOSE-IN VIEWS OF THE DIAL, BEZEL AND HANDS CAN BE SEEN IN SUPERSIZE PHOTO 4.

·BRASS ORNAMENTATIONCENTERED ON THE MIDDLE OF THE DIAL IMPARTS A PLEASING ADDITION TO THEATTRACTIVENESS OF THE KENT

· THE ORIGINALEARLY SETH THOMAS #89H 8 DAY COUNT WHEEL MOVEMENT IS SECURELY MOUNTED IN THEORIGINAL HOLES – THERE ARE NO EXTRANEOUS HOLES OR SIGNS OF CHANGEOUTS OF ANYKIND.

THE MID-SIZED HEIRLOOM AND COLLECTORGRADE SETH THOMAS CITY SERIES KENT IS A DELIGHT TO VIEW AND DISPLAY. YOU CANPLACE THE KENT PRACTICALLY ANYWHERE AND ENJOY IT. PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THESUPERSIZE PHOTOS TO SEE AND STUDY ALL DETAILS OF THE CLOCK.

ALSO NOTE THAT THE KENT IS UNIQUEBECAUSE THIS PARTICULAR 8 DAY MOVEMENT WITH HOUR STRIKE ON GONG AND HALF HOURSTRIKE ON BELL IS ONLY USED IN VERY FEW OF THE SETH THOMAS CITY SERIES ANTIQUECLOCKS.

THE KENT ISTRULY ONE OF THE

MOST SOUGHTAFTER INVESTMENT GRADE

SETH THOMASCITY SERIES CLOCKS

ON THE DIAL THERE ARE TWO LARGE HOLES FOR WINDING THE TIME AND STRIKEMAINSPRINGS; NEAR NUMERAL 8 IS THE STRIKE WIND HOLE, AND NEAR NUMERAL 4 IS THETIME WIND HOLE. ADJUSTMENT OF THE CLOCK SPEED IS VIA THE SMALL HOLE BELOW THEHAND SHAFT ON THE DIAL. THE PENDULUM, MOVEMENT. CATHEDRAL HALF-HOUR BELL, ANDCATHEDRAL HOUR COUNT GONG ARE ACCESSED VIA THE REAR DOOR.

THE HALF HOUR IS SOUNDED BY A PLEASANTAND RESONANT TONE ON THE CATHEDRAL BRASS BELL, FOLLOWED BY A FULL HOUR COUNT ONTHE CATHEDRAL GONG.

BE SURE AND LISTEN TO THE LOVELY MELLOWTIMBRE OF THE KENT VIA THE ATTACHED E COMMERCE AUDIO PLAYER SOUND FILES!!

THIS IS A MEDIUM SIZE CABINET CLOCK SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELFOR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY - IDEAL FOR PERSONAL USE, YOUR COLLECTION, OR A SPECIALGIFT. MEASUREMENTS ARE 11” W X 14 1/2” H X 7” D.

RESTORATIONAND TECHNICAL DETAILS

PLEASEOBSERVE THAT NEARLY HALF OF MY LISTING PORTFOLIO CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT THEMECHANICAL ASPECTS AND MOVEMENT RESTORATION OF THE CLOCK.

YOUDESERVE, AND SHOULD EXPECT, A RESTORED ANTIQUE SETH OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY ANDRELIABILITY.

ISTRIVE TO EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS RATHER THAN SIMPLY SELL YOU AN ANTIQUECLOCK.

THE SETH THOMAS 8 DAY COUNT WHEEL EARLY#89H MOVEMENT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY SERVICED, INCLUDING: FULL DISASSEMBLY,INSPECTION, CLEANING, REBUSHING AT KEY BEARING WEAR POINTS, REASSEMBLY,LUBRICATION, AND BENCH TESTING USING ELECTRONIC AND MECHANICAL INSTRUMENTATION.THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN THE INSPECTION, ALONG WITH CORRECTIONS IFNECESSARY:

· BUSHINGAND PIVOT WEAR OR ROUGHNESS

· ANYBENT PIVOTS OR OTHER PIVOT CONDITIONS

· CONDITIONOF ARBORS, GEARS, PINIONS

· CONDITIONOF THE CHIME HAMMER AND HAMMER ASSEMBLY

· CONDITIONOF THE TIME TRAIN AND HOUR STRIKE TRAIN GOVERNOR TO INSURE THAT PROPER GEARSPEED IS MAINTAINED

· CONDITIONOF THE LEATHER TIP ON THE CHIME HAMMER TO INSURE APPROPRIATE TONE, TIMBRE ANDDECAY OF THE NOTE WHEN EACH IS STRUCK

·INSPECTION AND SERVICING OF THE MAINSPRINGS TO ASSURE RELIABLE AND LONG TERMPOWER DELIVERY - MAINSPRINGS ARE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS IN THERESTORATION OF AN ANTIQUE CLOCK MOVEMENT.

· NUMEROUSADDITIONAL ITEMS THAT ARE COMPONENTS OF PROPER SERVICING

ITBEARS MENTIONING THAT A “COMPETE SERVICE AND RESTORE” JOB AS DESCRIBED ABOVE,WHEN DONE BY A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL IS IN THE $350 RANGE. THAT IS ANOTHERREASON FOR THE DISCRIMINATING ANTIQUE BUYER TO CHOOSE WISELY WHENPURCHASING!!

WHY TAKE A CHANCE BY PURCHASING A CLOCKOF UNKNOWN CREDENTIALS, WHEN YOU CAN BE CONFIDENT WITH A DISTINCTIVECLOCKSPURCHASE – ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT ON SUCH A FINE AND RARE CITY SERIES “KENT” THATWILL GROW IN VALUE EACH YEAR!!

WORKMANSHIP ANDQUALITY – ALL OF MYDISTINCTIVECLOCKS SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS ARE FULLY RESTORED IN EVERY WAYUNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE. GREAT CARE IS TAKEN TO INSURE THAT EACHAND EVERY ONE FUNCTIONS PROPERLY, IS FULLY OPERATIONAL, MEETS OR EXCEEDSORIGINAL PERFORMANCE SPECS, AND IS BENCH TESTED WHEN SHIPPED. MY SINCERE HOPE IS TO EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS IN EVERY WAY.AS WITH ALL MECHANICAL CLOCK MOVEMENTS, SOME ADJUSTMENTSMAY BE NECESSARY WHEN SETTING UP AFTER SHIPMENT, AND THE CLOCK IS SOLD AS IS.

THREE E COMMERCE PLAYER SOUND FILESOF THE SETH KENT - 1911 WITH FINE 8 DAY MOVEMENT IN OPERATION ARE AVAILABLE ATTHE BEGINNING OF MY LISTING:

1. VOICEINTRODUCTION

2.HOURAND HALF HOUR STRIKE AT 2:00 – 2:30 – 3:00 – 3:30 –4:00 - 4:30 - 5:00 - LISTENFOR PURE NOTES WITH GOOD TIMBRE, RICH DECAY AND ZESTY, EVEN TEMPO OF THEMOVEMENT RATHER THAN SLOW/SLUGGISH TEMPO.

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SOUND RECORDING:

THE MICROPHONE IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TOTHE MOVEMENT FOR RECORDING PURPOSES, AND SOME NORMAL GEAR TRAIN OPERATIONSOUNDS WILL BE HEARD. THE OPERATION SOUNDS ARE NOT NOTICED AT TYPICAL LISTENINGDISTANCES.



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