Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer.
Good customers of a clock company that bought in bulk could arrange to have their own name printed on the dial. New haven Clock Company - Help me date it and more!
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The 280-capacity Club has a seductive glam rock atmosphere with quilted leather paneling and large Chesterfields surrounding the dance floor.I realized as I caught some of the televised memorial service, that I truly didn't know much about the battle of Vimy or the First WW in general.With the major anniversaries of various WWII events in recent years, I apparently got my history lessons mixed up in my mind.First, look for the obvious signed dial, and/or movement.Many clock makers (and companies) put their names directly on the dial and on the movement.This may also help to date the clock since many companies changed either their name, or place of manufacture many times in the course of time. New Haven Gothic Spring Clock - Trying to find out year and Value? A clock that could be rare and needs identiiying All I know about this clock is that is made by Seth Thomas.So if you know the time line of a company’s history, you can tell when your clock was made. These styles are well documented in clock books as to the years they were made. In the middle of the dial, it says Seth Thomas and it kind of somehow resembles a Seth Thomas …When I first started my antique clock collection, the first thing I noticed was how little I knew about the clocks I had.There are so many styles and types of clocks, made by so many clock makers and from so many countries, that I was totally lost. I’m still a long way from knowing everything though.It never ceases to amaze me how little of our history we as Canadians really know - it should be required watching for every Canadian. My grandfather and his brother also fought at Vimy Ridge, (48th Highlanders – 25 battle honours.) My great uncle would later be killed at Passchendaele.You should be proud - it was a big day for a lot of reasons! He was only wounded on the battle field but died of infection in the hospital tent.