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woodlawndon

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I'm pretty sure the Sessions Tambour is a two train chime clock from the 1930s. If so, these are tricky movements to set up and have strong springs. The Seth Thomas is probably 1880-1900.
Don
 

Kevin W.

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I agree with what Don said. If you wish to learn on a clock, i would pick the Seth Thomas to learn on.
 

Steven Thornberry

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The Sessions could not be earlier than 1929, given that the patent, US 1700506, was granted January 29, 1929.

The Seth Thomas is similar to one called the Roslyn, shown in Tran Duy Ly's book on Seth Thomas clocks from the 1904 and 1906 catalogues. However, it is not an exact match for the catalogue illustrations. Here is a link to a picture of the Roslyn. Nonetheless, since your clock has what Seth Thomas called its No. 89 movement, that would place it sometime after 1900. So, 1904-06 might, I suppose, be a good date range.
 

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