Details: Antique Anniversary Clock BOWLER & BURDICK 400-DAY TORSION CLOCK EXCELLENT CONDITION c1903 Crystal Torsion Clock Unique Pendulum
Maker: Bowler & Burdick
History of Maker: Bowler & Burdick, a jewelry distributor in Cleveland, Ohio, started assembling clocks in the late 19th century. The company imported movements from Germany, glass domes from France, and purchased pendulums from across the United States. In 1901 the company patented the â€œAnniversaryâ€ clock, which would become synonymous with 400-day torsion clocks. The â€œAnniversaryâ€ label was an important marketing tool for Bowler & Burdick, who suggested that these clocks be purchased to commemorate yearly events like wedding anniversaries or birthdays by winding the clock. They produced clocks with â€œAnniversaryâ€ on the dial or backplate until c.1907.
Country of Origin: Germany/France/United States
Year of Manufacture: c.1903 (Plate 1574F in Charles Terwilliger's "400-Day Clock Repair Guide")
Model: Crystal Torsion Clock
Serial Number: 109205
Clock Type: 400-Day
Approximate Height: 10"
Model History & Features: This clock was only produced for a few years and features Bowler & Burdick's "Anniversary" trademark on its dial. The beautiful case and unique pendulum help make this clock stand out.
Condition: This clock is composed of 100% original parts with the possible exception of its suspension spring. The clock is in excellent condition.
Condition / Notes: The condition of this clock as stated above is accurate at the time of cataloging. The clock may require some adjustment, tuning, or minor maintenance upon receipt.
The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $39.50