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276: Jacob A. Light's monumental National Clock, Mi

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Description

Jacob A. Light's monumental National Clock, Millersburg, Pennsylvania, completed in 1908, carved and painted with nineteen scenes and 380 figures, to include the parade of U.S. presidents from Washington through Coolidge, Civil war generals, Uncle Sam, the Last Supper, etc., 64'' h., 114'' w. This impressive folk art work is a culmination of eighteen years of craftsmanship with a pen knife representing Light's crowning achievement.

Condition

Parts: information/portfolio of signs. The clock was completed in 1908, but Jacob Light kept adding figures from 1908 through 1926 to the carousel of presidents according to a family history written by his son. These additional figures included William Ta
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Estimate $20,000 – $40,000
Starting Bid $10,000
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6:00 AM - Jan 12, 2013
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Pook & Pook, Inc.

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463 East Lancaster Ave.
Downingtown, PA 19335
United States


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