Lot 431    

Seth Thomas 15-Day Engine Room Clock for Jas. P. Marsh & Co., Chicago
2006, February 18 Decorative Arts
ca 1920, in heavy bronzed cast brass case, with 15-day movement, hinged bezel, spun silvered dial with Roman numerals, double mainsprings, black "spade" hands, and seconds bit at 12 o'clock. Engraved on the face inside seconds bit Seth Thomas, and on the dial face Westerlin & Campbell Co. and Jas. P. Marsh & Company / Chicago. Clock is 10" diameter x 3" deep and is mounted on an 11" round golden oak plaque for wall mounting.

Research indicates that Westerlin & Campbell was a manufacturer of various industrial instruments and later became a part of Borg-Warner Corporation. The James P. Marsh Company started business in 1865 in Skokie, Illinois as a producer of industrial instrumentation and continues today as Marsh Instruments and Marsh Bellofram.

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