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Sharing 2"tall Waterbury carriage clock

jmclaugh

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The Speck is shown in A&B's book on carriage clocks, the case, the clock front and back with the door open are illustrated along with 5 pages on carriage clocks from a Waterbury catalogue from 1908-9 in which the case is $1.80 and the clock is $4.25 in gold plated or gun metal finish. It is described in a fair bit of detail but a short summary would be a well made one day semi-minature timepiece only with pin pallet escapement, 3" tall with the handle up.
 
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The Speck is shown in A&B's book on carriage clocks, the case, the clock front and back with the door open are illustrated along with 5 pages on carriage clocks from a Waterbury catalogue from 1908-9 in which the case is $1.80 and the clock is $4.25 in gold plated or gun metal finish. It is described in a fair bit of detail but a short summary would be a well made one day semi-minature timepiece only with pin pallet escapement, 3" tall with the handle up.
Does it tell the how this chief got Waterbury to produce these with his name on the case? I love the history.
 

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Does it tell the how this chief got Waterbury to produce these with his name on the case? I love the history.
I wonder if Waterbury did ever put the name on the case. I would think it might be that the Chief bought as many clocks as he needed and had the inscription done locally. But that's just a guess.

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