Edward P. Baird Clock Co., Plattsburgh, New York, NY, "Jolly Tar Pastime Old Honesty Plank Rd", advertising wall clock with an 8 day, time only, spring driven brass movement in a painted mixed wood case with papier mache doors displaying embossed advertising including the "TOBACCO MAN'F'RS LOUSIVILLE, KY." on the inner ring of lower door, "COMPLIMENTS OF JOHN FINZER & BRO'S" on the outer ring of lower door and "BOOT JACK" and "FIVE BROS" on medallions below papered metal dial.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with some original finish and original paint on the paper mache lettering on the two doors and medallions. The movement is signed "Made by Seth Thomas Clock Co., for Edward. P. Baird & Co., NY and Montreal".The dial has age but shows wear and has lifted from the dial pan in several areas. The hands are original. Both door glasses are original. The lower glass has been painted on the back side to better highlight the lettering on the glass.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1600
PRICE SOLD: $1000
DIMENSIONS: 30.25in x 18.5in x 4.5in