Here is a beautiful wooden Clipper mantle clock by United Clock Co., Brooklyn, NY
It is in used condition.
It has some smaller scuffs and some of the finish has crackle(see pics) It has some larger scuffs in the wood on the back side of the front by the port holes.(pic 10)
It has all it's sails and they are in very good condition, no corrosion, nice and bright.
The clock and lights work great.
It originally had plastic covers for the lights, it does not have them anymore.
Even with these small issues it looks like a million bucks on the shelf lit up.
A very cool piece that would suit any decor.
It is 16" tall 20" long and 5" wide
The United Clock Company was a clock company based out of Brooklyn that created electric clocks and percolators. When the Sessions Company underwent their name change back in 1956, it operated successfully until 1958. In that year, the Sessions Clock Company sustained losses of over one million dollars. In March of that same year, the company was sold to Consolidated Electronics Industries, and then continued to produce clocks for another decade or so. When the next decade rolled around, it was the United Clock Company that purchased the Sessions remaining inventory, buying them out of tools and machinery. The United Clock Company is best known for its "Carnival" clocks, as these clocks were the ones offered at carnivals should someone have won the grand prize. But very few of these were passed out, because the games were often rigged. These clocks sell now and then on the internet.The end of the 1960's saw the closing of this company.
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