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westminster mantel clock seiko japan
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Bulova Collins Majestic Triple Chime Key-Wound mantel clock
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Hermle 21153-i90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
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Ingraham Mantel Clock Repair Preview
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Hermle Westminster Chime Tambour Mantel Clock
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Seth Thomas No. 801 Mantel Clock
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Kienzle Mantel Clock
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Old vintage Antique  Slate / Marble French Mantle  / Mantel Clock  * See Video *
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Vectric Designed Mantel Clock 3
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Seth Thomas Black Adamantine Mantel Clock
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Seth Thomas 48 R Mantel Clock Movement Repair Preview
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Howard Miller Thomas Tompion 3 Chime Mantel Clock
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Antique French Slate & Marble Mantle / Mantel Clock With Key  *See Video Below *
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Howard Miller 60th Anniversary Westminster Edition Mantel Clock
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Sligh Oak Tambour Mantel Clock - Westminster Chime
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Eli Terry Wood Movement 8 day Mantel Clock Repair Preview
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Plymouth (by Seth Thomas) 1939 Quarter-Hour Strike Tambour Mantel clock
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Hermle 21134-N90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
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Seth Thomas Staunton-2E Electric Mantel Clock
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Vintage Old Mantle / Mantel clock Westminster Striking + Key  Pendulum See Video
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Sternreiter MM80837307 chiming Mantel Clock, Mahogany
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MM80811904 Brahms Chiming Mantel Clock
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Kienzle Mantel Clock.MOV
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Australian Made Mantel Clock Chimeing
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Victorian Cast Iron and Porcelain Tiffany Mantel Clock for Sale
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Bim-Bam Striking of Ingraham Tambour Mantel Clock from 1928
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NRA Minuteman Concealment Mantel Clock
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Seth Thomas Mantel Clock Movement with Rear Escapement
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Seth Thomas Tambout Mantel Clock - Westminster Chime
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Ingraham Black Mantel Clock
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Mantel clock (around 1800) by Julien Béliard, Paris, maître horloger recorded on the rue Saint-Benôit and rue Pavée in 1777, still active in 1817, or Julien-Antoine Béliard, maître horloger in 1786, recorded on the rue de Hurepoix, 1787-1806.

Mantel clocks — or shelf clocks — are relatively small house clocks traditionally placed on the shelf, or mantel, above the fireplace. The form, first developed in France in the 1750s, can be distinguished from earlier chamber clocks of similar size due to a lack of carrying handles.

These clocks are often highly ornate, decorative works. They are most frequently constructed from any combination of ormolu, porcelain, and wood. One of the most common and valued types of mantel clocks are the French Empire-style timepieces.

Simon Willard's Shelf Clock (Half Clock, Massachusetts Shelf Clock) was a relatively economical clock which was produced by the celebrated Simon Willard's Roxbury Street workshop, in Boston, Massachusetts, around the first decades of the 19th century. Right after inventing the Banjo clock, Simon Willard brought the design further, designing the similar Massachusetts Shelf Clock which was related to the traditional Bracket clocks. Simon's new creation ran for eight days.

Specifications[edit]

In contrast to wall clocks, whose movements were attached to the back board, the shelf clock had its movement supported by a seat board. Amid the 1790s, in Boston Simon Willard began selling other standardized shelf clocks. Indeed, it looked like a standard tall clock whose hood and base were directly conjoined and whose body was missing. These models included both a second hand and a calendar dial.

Simon Willard's shelf clocks were weight-driven and some models had an extended base for the weight so they achieved a one week running period. Also, they had a pinwheel escapement. Their strike mechanism was the rack and snail. The pendulum length could be adjusted through a hole in the clock face at the 12 o'clock position, so it wasn't necessary to open the case.

Early examples[edit]

Some latest Shelf Clocks featured two artistically finished glass tablets which were beside the circular dial. The whole clock was mounted on lion paws. Simon Willard's Shelf Clocks were produced until the 1830s. The Willard Brothers revolutionized the clock manufacturing by both labor division and using multiple previously molded parts. However, it is commonly accepted that historically their clocks weren't definitively popular. Instead, Eli Terry popularized the clock ownership among common American people. Nowadays, Simon Willard's clocks are recognized as American masterpieces. As such, they are avidly sought by both antiquarians and museums. A Simon Willard's clock in perfect condition can be purchased for anywhere from $50,000 up to $250,000.

Popular culture[edit]

An animated figure of a mantel clock, 'Cogsworth', is a character in Disney's movie, Beauty and the Beast.

See also[edit]

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