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Brewster & Co. Steeple

Richard T.

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Greetings all,

This is the last of the three clocks from today.

It is a Brewster & Co. 15" , 30 hour steeple. (Elisha C. Brewster, Bristol CN, 1840-43. The last picture has a clock key placed against the movement to show how small it is. It's about 3" high, winds at 11 O'clock. The minute hand is missing but I will find one.

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Richard T.
 

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Richard T.

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Here are the three together.

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Richard T.
 

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Interesting steeple and interesting movement. I am struck by the resemblances of the movement, with a due nod to the differences, to the movement in this thread.
 

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Hi Steven,

Thanks. I had read that thread when it was posted but didn't recall it. The movements are VERY similar.

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Richard T.
 

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Greetings all,

This is the last of the three clocks from today.

It is a Brewster & Co. 15" , 30 hour steeple. (Elisha C. Brewster, Bristol CN, 1840-43. The last picture has a clock key placed against the movement to show how small it is. It's about 3" high, winds at 11 O'clock. The minute hand is missing but I will find one.

Best,

Richard T.
Nice catch of the day those 3 clocks.

I'm especially taken by the Brewster and Co. miniature steeple timepiece.

Re: movement, A. Lee Smith wrote a great article about 30 hour cottage clock movements, with subsequent updates. You can see the original article by clicking here . A very good reference that I have found myself going back to repeatedly over the years. You may find your movement in there.

RMhttp://nawcc.org/images/stories/1990/articles/1998/317/317_709a.pdf
 

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