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Details: TORSION CLOCK 1000-DAY SCHATZ VINTAGE CLOCK & KEY 1955

Maker: Schatz

History of Maker: August Schatz first produced clocks in the mid-19th century. Schatz and a group of business partners including his sons Kurt and Charles and Anton Harder formed Jahresurhenfabrik in 1881. In 1882 the company began making clocks using the Graham escapement, marking the first time 400-day clocks were successfully produced for the market. Schatz created decorative and functional mantel clocks, desk clocks, and later alarm clocks until the factory closed in 1985.

Country of Origin: Germany

Year of Manufacture: 1955

Model: 54

Serial Number: 1 55

Clock Type: 1000-Day

Approximate Height: 9.25" with glass dome

Model History & Features: Schatz produced this clock for several years. Because of its enlarged mainspring, this clock runs significantly longer than other similarly designed pieces, and may go 1000 days before needing to be wound.

Running?: No

Condition: This clock is composed of 100% original parts and includes a key. The clock is in very good condition though it does require some cleaning and servicing.

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

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Aug Schatz & Sons TORSION CLOCK 1000-DAY SCHATZ VINTAGE

Estimate $100 - $250Aug 26, 2018
Freeville, NY, USA