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Undisputedly the most ambitious undertaking by the Colonial Clock Company, the clock case is fashioned out of solid ribbon-striped mahogany and features extensive use of inlays with floral trailing vines on the bonnet, an intricate American Eagle motif at the waste, chamfered corners with trailing vines and elaborate string inlay and quarter fans on the base.
This clock features a moon phase dial with calendar and has an eight-day movement with Westminster chimes, chiming on the quarter hour.
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The wonderfully decorated face has medallions in gilt and black, articulated cut hands and includes an individual sweep second hand.The United States patent number for each year is the first patent issued that calendar year.A patent date is when something was patented, not when it was actually made, many items were manufactured for many years after it the patent was granted. Or aim a flashlight as if it was a Star Wars blaster?It can be fun, even productive, to break out of our everyday routine and assume other roles. Driving 84, some people play the part of Rusty Wallace.