8: Baird Vinegar Advertising Clock
Description

Original 12 in. paper dial signed with Seth Thomas trade mark and "Edw. P. Baird & Co. Plattsburgh, NY", has black Roman hour numerals, spade hands, original 8 day brass time only spring driven movement signed "Baird Clock Co., Plattsburg, NY" with long pendulum rod and cast spelter bob. Rustic figure eight style wood and paper mache case with relief lettering around the door and lower door which reads "Mixed Pickles & Vinegars, Lion L Brand - Michel Lefebvre & Co., Montreal"; black reverse painted lower tablet has gold obverse painted lettering which reads "Vinaigres, Epices, etc.". c.1892. Condition: Enhanced original finish, tablet has some flaking to the black paint, gold paint has darkened; upper right corner of top door has some wood loss and upper left of lower door has some wood loss. 30.5 in. high x 18.5 in. wide x 4.25 in. deep. Weight: 10.25 lbs.

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