” Most people do not collect antique clocks per se, but end up with one or two clocks that were handed down from family members.Some people will see a clock at an antique store that would look good in a certain room of their house, and end up with it that way.View other visitor’s posts, and help them if you can, here.There are many ways to identify and date an antique clock. But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful.He claims it was made in the 1920s, but I'm not so sure. Father's Seth Thomas Wood Mantel Clock 1969-1974 I have a clock given to my father who is now deceased. The following information is easily seen on the clock: Seth Thomas … It has many markings on it, some of which are very hard … I purchased this clock in Pennsylvania 5 years ago, and I don't know anything about it. I would like information on how old a Sessions clock is It is a mantle 8 day key clock with the #322P on the inside back along with information on how the clock works and the name of the company. SETH THOMAS - Is it a Merrimac or Monitor ship's bell clock?
Many clock makers (and companies) put their names directly on the dial and on the movement.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.Also, if I know anything about your clock, I will also post a comment for you.Post the clock you would like to learn more about here.