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Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees


Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees

Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees
IMPORTANT WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ME. PART OF MY DNA IS THE LONG TERM AND CONTINUING PASSION FOR THE PROPER RESTORATION OF SELECTED ANTIQUE CLOCKS, PRIMARILY SETH THOMAS AND HERSCHEDE. EACH RESTORATION IS ACCOMPLISHED VIA BEST METHODS AND PRACTICES, ACQUIRED THROUGH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND TECHNIQUES ACQUIRED. THE CLOCKS THAT I SELECT FOR RESTORATION AND SUBSEQUENT RESALE REPRESENT SPECIFICALLY SELECTED MODELS, WHICH ARE BEST CANDIDATES FOR THE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER, OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, WHO DESIRES TO OWN AN HIERLOOM ANTIQUE CLOCK, AS WELL AS TO ENJOY A TASTE OF ANTIQUE CLOCK AMERICANA. SINCERELY PRESENTED, STEVE IN SOUTH CAROLINA. BE SURE AND LISTEN TO THE LOVELY MELLOW TIMBRE OF THE BEE – 1881 VIA THE ATTACHED E COMMERCE AUDIO PLAYER SOUND FILES AT THE BEGINNING OF MY LISTING. PLEASE VISIT MY STORE. SETH THOMAS RESTORED ANTIQUE CLOCKS. AND TAKE A LOOK AT ADDITIONAL. RESTORED SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCK LISTINGS. IN THE TOP RIGHT CORNER. AT THE BEGINNING OF THE LISTING. THIS IS A MOST RARE. COLLECTION, GIFT, OR PERSONAL USE CONSIDERATIONS. IS THE FABLED SETH THOMAS BEE 1881. CABINET, MANTEL OR TABLE CLOCK MADE BY SETH THOMAS. THE BEE IS RARE INDEED SELDOM AVAILABLE. AND IS LISTED IN NOTED AUTHORITY TRAN DUY LYS SETH THOMAS CLOCKS AND MOVEMENTS V1 3D EDITION PAGE 483. THIS FULLY RESTORED BEE 1881 IS VERY RARE INDEED I HAVE ONLY SEEN TWO RESTOREABLE BEES AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET PLACE IN MY YEARS OF DEALING WITH SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS. IN ADDITION, THIS IS THE EARLY 1881 VERSION OF THE BEE EVEN MORE RARE THAN THE 1884 MODEL. PLEASE NOTE SOME OF THE FEATURES BELOW. THE LOVELY DARK EBONY PATINA OF THE 1881 SHELLAC-OVER- POLISHED EBONIZED WALNUT FINISH. HAS BEEN RETAINED AND STABILIZED. THIS IS A MARVELOUS ANTIQUE FINISH AND I CHOSE TO PRESERVE IT RATHER THAN PERFORM A FINISH RESTORATION. A FULL UPPER PORCH WITH THE ORIGINAL FINIALS AND ORIGINAL DETAIL WORK ON THE CREST. FLANKING COLUMNS AND COLUMN SUPPORTS ONE ON EACH SIDE OF THE CABINET FRONT. TASTEFUL ALL ORIGINAL HAND CARVED UPPER AND LOWER RAILS ON THE FRONT ACCENTS THE BEAUTY OF THE BEES CABINET AND DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE CLOCK. FULL LOWER PEDIMENT WITH MOULDINGS AND RAISED ORIGINAL PEDIMENT FEET VIA LOWER BASE FINIALS. THE EXPRESSIVE CABINET DESIGN WITH A BIT OF ARTISTIC INFLUENCE MAKES FOR A LOVELY AND UNIQUE PRESENTATION ANYWHERE ESPECIALLY NICE WHEN PLACED ON A SHELF, TABLE, BRACKET, DESK OR MANTLE. NOTE THE SUPERIOR HEAT FIRED PORCELAIN DIAL. WITH BLACK ROMAN NUMERALS AND CUT BLUED STEEL HOUR AND MINUTE HANDS. A POLISHED CAST ANTIQUE BRASS SASH SURROUNDS AND COMPLEMENTS THE PORCELAIN DIAL. THE HEAVY AND BEVELED DIAL GLASS. IS HOUSED IN A POLISHED CAST BRASS BEZEL. FULL CLOSE-IN VIEWS OF THE DIAL, BEZEL AND HANDS CAN BE SEEN IN SUPERSIZE PHOTOS 1, 4, 5 AND 6. THE PREMIUM SETH THOMAS FINEST GRADE 15 DAY COUNT WHEEL MOVEMENT WAS THE BEST DESIGN OF ANY 15 DAY MOVEMENT AVAILABLE. ORIGINAL REAR DOOR WITH LOCK THAT CAN BE OPENED WITH THE WINDING KEY. SECRET COMPARTMENT IN THE VERY TOP OF THE INSIDE CAVITY OF THE CABINET. NOTE THE BRIGHT FRONT INSETS OF BEES AND FLOWERS THAT GRACE THE CABINET SEE THE CLOSE IN VIEWS VIA SUPERSIZE PHOTOS. THE MID-SIZED HEIRLOOM AND COLLECTOR GRADE SETH THOMAS BEE – 1881 IS A DELIGHT TO VIEW AND DISPLAY. YOU CAN PLACE THE BEE PRACTICALLY ANYWHERE AND ENJOY IT. PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE SUPERSIZE PHOTOS TO SEE AND STUDY ALL DETAILS OF THE CLOCK. ALSO NOTE THAT THE BEE IS UNIQUE BECAUSE THERE IS NO OTHER MODEL EVEN CLOSE TO ITS ARTISTIC CLASS THE BRIGHT COLORED INSETS OF BEES AND FLOWERS ON THE CABINET FRONT IS A LOVELY SIGHT ONE THAT WILL PLEASE BOTH NOW AND FOR YEARS TO COME. THE BEE IS TRULY ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER INVESTMENT GRADE SETH THOMAS CABINET CLOCKS. ON THE DIAL THERE ARE TWO LARGE HOLES FOR WINDING THE TIME AND STRIKE MAINSPRINGS; NEAR NUMERAL VII IS THE STRIKE WIND HOLE, AND NEAR NUMERAL V IS THE TIME WIND HOLE. ADJUSTMENT OF THE CLOCK SPEED IS VIA AN ADJUSTMENT SHAFT ABOVE NUMERAL XII ON THE DIAL. THE OPPOSITE END OF THE WINDING KEY IS USED TO TURN THE ADJUSTMENT SHAFT. THE HALF HOUR IS SOUNDED BY A PLEASANT AND RESONANT TONE ON THE CATHEDRAL BELL, FOLLOWED BY A FULL HOUR COUNT. BE SURE AND LISTEN TO THE LOVELY MELLOW TIMBRE OF THE BEE – 1881 VIA THE ATTACHED E COMMERCE AUDIO PLAYER SOUND FILES! RESTORATION AND TECHNICAL DETAILS. PLEASE OBSERVE THAT NEARLY HALF OF MY LISTING PORTFOLIO CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT THE MECHANICAL ASPECTS AND MOVEMENT RESTORATION OF THE CLOCK. YOU DESERVE, AND SHOULD EXPECT, A RESTORED ANTIQUE SETH OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY AND RELIABILITY. I STRIVE TO EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS RATHER THAN SIMPLY SELL YOU AN ANTIQUE CLOCK. THE SETH THOMAS FINEST 15 DAY 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 IF NECESSARY. BUSHING AND PIVOT WEAR OR ROUGHNESS. ANY BENT PIVOTS OR OTHER PIVOT CONDITIONS. CONDITION OF ARBORS, GEARS, PINIONS. CONDITION OF THE CHIME HAMMER AND HAMMER ASSEMBLY. CONDITION OF THE TIME TRAIN AND HOUR STRIKE TRAIN GOVERNOR TO INSURE THAT PROPER GEAR SPEED IS MAINTAINED. CONDITION OF THE LEATHER TIP ON THE CHIME HAMMER TO INSURE APPROPRIATE TONE, TIMBRE AND DECAY OF THE NOTE WHEN EACH IS STRUCK. RFULL SERVICE OF THE MAINSPRINGS INCLUDING UNLOADING, INSPECTION FOR CONDITION AND MEETING SPECIFICATIONS, CLEANING AND LUBRICATION, RELOADING AND TESTING. NUMEROUS ADDITIONAL ITEMS THAT ARE COMPONENTS OF PROPER SERVICING. IMPORTANT: NOTICE SUPERSIZE PHOTO 11. AN ELECTRONIC TEST IS UNDERWAY TO MINIMIZE THE PENDULUM BEAT ERROR, WITH AN OBJECTIVE OF APPROACHING ZERO. THIS RESTORED FINE ROUND 15 DAY MOVEMENT MET AND HELD ZERO BEAT ERROR AS WELL AS STABLE BEAT RATE OF 10,649 BEATS PER HOUR, INDICATING A VERY HEALTHY MOVEMENT. AS INFORMATION, ERRATIC PENDULUM BEAT ERROR AND/OR BEAT RATE TESTS THAT WILL NOT STABILIZE ARE INDICATIVE OF HEALTH PROBLEMS IN THE MOVEMENT. THIS IS ANOTHER REASON WHY I ALWAYS RUN THOROUGH TESTS AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES ON MY DISTINCTIVECLOCKS! THIS IS A MEDIUM SIZE CABINET CLOCK SUITABLE FOR MANTLE, TABLE, SHELF OR WALL BRACKET DISPLAY – IDEAL FOR PERSONAL USE, YOUR COLLECTION, OR A SPECIAL GIFT. MEASUREMENTS ARE 8 ¾ W X 14 H X 4 ½ D. ALL OF MY DISTINCTIVECLOCKS SETH THOMAS ANTIQUE CLOCKS ARE FULLY RESTORED IN EVERY WAY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE. MY SINCERE HOPE IS TO EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS IN EVERY WAY. INFORMATION ABOUT THE SOUND FILES. THREE E COMMERCE PLAYER SOUND FILES OF THE SETH THOMAS BEE – 1881 WITH FINEST GRADE 15 DAY COUINT WHEEL MOVEMENT IN OPERATION ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BEGINNING OF MY LISTING. PENDULUM BEAT-ESCAPEMENT/VERGE/CRUTCH AND TIME GEAR TRAIN OPERATION SOUNDS OF THE MOVEMENT LISTEN FOR CLEAN AND EVEN SOUND, REGULARITY, AND THE ABSENCE OF ODD NOISES. HOUR AND HALF HOUR STRIKE AT 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:00 – LISTEN FOR PURE NOTES WITH GOOD TIMBRE, RICH DECAY AND ZESTY, EVEN TEMPO OF THE MOVEMENT RATHER THAN SLOW/SLUGGISH TEMPO. IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SOUND RECORDING. THE MICROPHONE IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE MOVEMENT FOR RECORDING PURPOSES, AND SOME NORMAL GEAR TRAIN OPERATION SOUNDS WILL BE HEARD. THE OPERATION SOUNDS ARE NOT NOTICED AT TYPICAL LISTENING DISTANCES. The item “SETH THOMAS BEE-1881 ANTIQUE FINE CABINET CLOCK EBONIZED WALNUT WITH BEES” is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel”. The seller is “distinctiveclocks_and_audio” and is located in Irmo, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Ecuador, Iceland, Sri lanka, Peru, Pakistan, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Seth Thomas Bee-1881 Antique Fine Cabinet Clock Ebonized Walnut With Bees