J.C. Brown, Forestville Mfg. Co., Bristol, Conn., 8 day, time and strike fusee spring driven, pendulum, brass movement shelf acorn clock. A history of the owners is included.
CONDITION: Rosewood veneered case in nice condition in an old finish has a small repaired chip and one small chip missing on the door. Original painted dial has a little wear to the chapter ring, some loss on the bottom edge, at the winding arbors and a couple small chips at 9 o'clock. Original hour hand. Minute hand while period is a replacement. Original tablet. The clock was given as a wedding present by J. Cheney Wells, who was President of the American Optical Co. and one of the founders of Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Mass.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
PRICE SOLD: $2800
DIMENSIONS: 19.25in x 10.75in x 4in