How do you date a Seth Thomas Mantel Clock?
Many Seth Thomas clocks from 1881 to 1918 have a date code stamped in ink on the case back or bottom. Usually, the year is done in reverse, followed by a letter A–L representing the month. For example, April 1897 would appear as 7981 D.
When did Seth Thomas stop making clocks?
Hermle, in the Black forest of Germany, has made many movements for Seth Thomas clocks. In 1968, General Time was bought by Talley Industries, and in 1979 the headquarters was moved to Norcross, GA. In June 2001 General Time announced that it was closing its entire operation.
Where are Gilbert clocks made?
Winchester, Connecticut The Gilbert Clock Factory is a historic factory complex at 13 Wallens Street in Winchester, Connecticut. Developed between 1871 and 1897, its surviving elements are a preservation of the states history as a center for the manufacture of low-cost clocks.