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Synchronizing a Seth Thomas Mantel Clock
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westminster mantel clock seiko japan
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Royal mantel clock (Westminster, Whittington, Whinchester)
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Junghans Mantel Clock Repair, 160 W1032810 Franklin Model Preview
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Seth Thomas Antique Mantel Clock # 113 Movement - Westminster Chimes, Striking 11 O
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Bulova Collins Majestic Triple Chime Key-Wound mantel clock
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Hermle Westminster Chime Tambour Mantel Clock
Hermle Westminster Chime Tambour Mantel Clock
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Build an Arts & Crafts Mantel Clock, with Robert W. Lang -- Promo
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Vintage Antique Old  American Ansonia  Mantle / Mantel clock With Key  See Video
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Ingraham Mantel Clock Repair Preview
Ingraham Mantel Clock Repair Preview
::2012/02/01::
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NRA Minuteman Concealment Mantel Clock
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Hermle 21153-i90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
Hermle 21153-i90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
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Kienzle Mantel Clock
Kienzle Mantel Clock
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Understanding Chime, Strike & Autocorrect on Junghans 160 W1032810 Mantel Clock
Understanding Chime, Strike & Autocorrect on Junghans 160 W1032810 Mantel Clock
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Old vintage Antique  Slate / Marble French Mantle  / Mantel Clock  * See Video *
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Antique French Slate & Marble Mantle / Mantel Clock With Key  *See Video Below *
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Howard Miller Thomas Tompion 3 Chime Mantel Clock
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Cuckoo mantel clock - Limited clock
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::2014/04/29::
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Sternreiter MM80837307 chiming Mantel Clock, Mahogany
Sternreiter MM80837307 chiming Mantel Clock, Mahogany
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"Hermle" Mantel clock
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Vintage Bakelite Smiths Enfield mantel clock.
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Hermle 21134-N90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
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::2009/12/26::
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Seth Thomas Black Adamantine Mantel Clock
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Hamilton mantle mantel clock - Westminster chime - 340-020
Hamilton mantle mantel clock - Westminster chime - 340-020
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Howard Miller Triple Chime Bracket Mantel Clock
Howard Miller Triple Chime Bracket Mantel Clock
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Floating Balance  Striking  Mantle / Mantel  Clock  Possibly German * See Video*
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Antique Lenzkirch mantel clock
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Vectric Designed Mantel Clock 3
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Seth Thomas Tambout Mantel Clock - Westminster Chime
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Bim-Bam Striking of Ingraham Tambour Mantel Clock from 1928
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"Mauthe" mantel clock
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Howard Miller 612-429 Samuel Watson Key Wind Chime Mantel Clock
Howard Miller 612-429 Samuel Watson Key Wind Chime Mantel Clock
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"Hermle-Schwebeanker" mantel clock
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Victorian Cast Iron and Porcelain Tiffany Mantel Clock for Sale
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Vintage Old Mantle / Mantel clock Westminster Striking + Key  Pendulum See Video
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"Hermle" westminster mantel clock
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Hermle 21130-N90340 Mantel Clock
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F Hermle Triple Chime Mantel Clock
F Hermle Triple Chime Mantel Clock
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Howard Miller Triple Chime Mantel Clock
Howard Miller Triple Chime Mantel Clock
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Seth Thomas Mantel Clock Movement with Rear Escapement
Seth Thomas Mantel Clock Movement with Rear Escapement
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MM80811904 Brahms Chiming Mantel Clock
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Rare Original Antique French Wooden Case Japy Freres 1855 Mantel Clock
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Australian Made Mantel Clock Chimeing
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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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