Early American clocks

a collection of essays on early American clocks and their makers, a practical reference. by Don Maust

Publisher: E. G. Warman Pub. Co. in Uniontown, Pa

Written in English
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  • Clocks and watches -- United States.,
  • Clock and watch makers -- United States.
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LC ClassificationsNK7492 .M3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5485872M
LC Control Number73291754

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The Book of American Clocks (With Illustrations) Hardcover – November 1, by Brooks Palmer (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings.

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The information that it contains about these clocks seems to be accurate and factual. My issue with the book is that it spends most of its time discussing, describing and explaining the more rare, historically important and much more expensive American clocks of the 's to the 's. In and of itself that's s: 2.

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The clock sold well right through the ’s but by production ceased as new case styles appeared. Three of the giants of early clock making in America, Seth Thomas, Eli Terry, and Chauncey Jerome all knew each other well, lived close together, and worked together frequently, especially when developing machinery for mass-producing clocks.

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They were Paul Revere and Thomas Harland. Harland moved to Norwich, Connecticut where he began making clocks. Early American clock makers didn’t have easy access to brass so they improvised using wood for plates and some gears.

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