Hicks Antique Clocks

Chester A. Hicks
860-242-7560 (9AM to 9PM EST)
Clocks For Sale : Sold Grandfather Clocks
Page: 1 2 3
Previous Next
J. E. Caldwell - Korfhage Tallcase Clock (Sold)
Item ID 1139 - This is a magnificent ca. 1890 Korfhage Tallcase Clock. The clock was retailed by J. E. Caldwell, Philadelphia, PA. Caldwell was a fine quality jeweler comparable to Tiffany in New York. Like Tiffany, Caldwell sold fine quality clocks made by renowned makers under their name. The clock is a superb example of their desire to sell the best. The quartersawn oak case with fine warm original finish is 8' 2" tall. From the carved paw feet, to the carved shell on the base, to the full spiral columns on the waist and bonnet, to the carved shell on the door, to the carving above the dial, to the fine finial at the top, the case is breathtaking. The brass dial has pierced, engraved and gilt spandrels and center and a silvered chapter ring with raised gilt numerals. The dial center proudly bears the J. E. Caldwell name. The upper corners have controls for Chime/Silent and your choice of Westminster Chime or Chime on Eight Bells. The hands are finely cut blued steel. The dial is surmounted by a painted moving moon phase dial with full hemispheres. The patented Korfhage 2 weight movement chiming on 8 cup bells or 5 coiled gongs is in perfect condition. The plates are decorated with a fancy pattern and all steel parts are highly polished. The pendulum and weights are polished and in fine conditon. The pendulum rod has a repair that is not easily seen. The clocks keeps excellent time and the sounds wonderful. This Korfhage Tall Clock is "The Best". All crating shipping and handling will be the responsibility of the winning bidder. I will ceretainly helpin any way that I can. Email me if you have questions.
John Roberts Carved Dwarf Tallcase Clock (Sold)
Item ID: 1253 - This is a ca. 1890, John Roberts Dwarf Carved Oak Tallcase Clock. English dwarf tallcase clocks are unusual, as are English carved tallcase clocks. This clock is the exceedingly rare combination of both. The finely carved oak case is only 58 1/2" tall, 19" wide and 9 1/2" deep. The case has bracket feet, spiral columns on the base and bonnet, cast and turned capitols, swan's neck pediment with owl finial and exquisite carving throughout. The brass dial with cast spandrels and calendar aperture is 11" in diameter. The a 10" silvered chapter ring is signed John Roberts at the bottom. The hands are blued steel. The 8 day double fusee movement strikes the hour on a iron bell. The movement has been serviced and is in good running order. The clock is completely original. Please view the photos carefully to fully appreciate the details and condition of this very fine and quite unusual clock. Email me if you have questions.




Smith Patterson - Waltham 5 Tube Grandfather Clock (Sold)
Item ID: C-1180 -
This is a ca. 1922 Waltham 5 Tube Grandfather Clock made for retail by Smith Patterson Company, Boston, Mass. Smith Patterson Co. was a fine quality jeweler comparable to Tiffany in New York. Like Tiffany they retailed the best quality clocks that were actually made by renowned clock makers under the Smith Patterson name. The stately mahogany case has the original finish with fine patina. Standing on 4 paw feet the clock is 8’ 3” tall. The waist of the case has reeded quarter columns with capitols. The door has heavily beveled glass. The bonnet has full reeded columns. The tips of the finials were broken long ago perhaps intentionally to fit a low ceiling. The case has very minor nicks and dings that do not detract from the appearance of the clock. The brass and gilt dial has a silvered chapter ring with Arabic numerals and controls for Chime/Silent and Strike/Silent with moving painted moon phase dial above. The Waltham movement is of the best quality with heavy damascened plates and finely cut gears all beautifully finished. The large chime tubes are marked Waltham Clock Co. The clock is in fine running condition, keeps excellent time and sounds wonderful. The clock is ready to set up and enjoy.
Charles Jacques Carved Oak Grandfather Clock - The Best! (Sold)
Item ID: 1486 - A magnificent, ca. 1900, Charles Jacques Co., 22 Courtland Street, N.Y. carved oak grandfather clock. The clock is a superb example of Victorian clockmaking at it's best. The 102" tall , 22" wide and 16" deep case is highly decorated fine with oak carvings, full reeded columns, dentil moldings, garlands and leaves. The oval waist door has heavily beveled glass. The bonnet has 6 full reeded columns with carved capitols, broken arch and carved finial. The dial has gilt applied numerals finely engraved pierced spandrels, blued steel hands and is signed Chas. Jacques, 22 Courtland St., N.Y. The movement is the finest! Signed J.J. Elliott, London, the 8 day, 3 weight movement plays Westminster, Whittington or St Michael melodies on 8 bells or 9 gongs. Please view the photos very carefully to appreciate the myriad details of this masterpiece. Email me if you have questions.
Foster Campos Tiger Maple Grandmother Clock (Sold)
This is an rare and unusual, ca. 2004, Foster Campos Tiger Maple Roxbury style Grandmother Clock . The clock is one of only 4 that Foster made and only this clock and one other have the hand painted dial with rocking ship and bell striking movement. The solid tiger maple case is 60" tall and is marked #6 - 04. Foster’s Tiger maple clocks are highly prized and very rarely offered for sale. The grain of the tiger maple is so curly that it looks almost three dimensional. The workmanship is superb! The clock is in as new condition. Email me if you have questions.
Walter Durfee Roxbury Tallcase Clock (Sold)
Item ID: 1214 - This is a ca. 1890 Walter Durfee, Providence, Rhode Island, Roxbury Tallcase Clock. Durfee was well known in the late 19th and early 20th century as an antique dealer who sold only the best merchandise. In the early 1880's he traveled to England looking for antiques for import to the US. The first clocks that he imported were fine quality bracker clocks by John Creed Jennens. They were a success so he commissioned and imported 2 train grandfather clcoks that were reproductions of 100+ year old antiques. This clock is from that period. Later Durfee imported the huge tubular chime clocks that made him so famous. This superb example is solid mahogany. The case is 90 1/2" tall, 21" wide and 11" deep. The clock is entirely original from the gorgeous finish to the heavy brass capitols to the fretwork and fine finials with gilt eagles to the brass dial with gilt cast spandrels and silvered chapter, calendar and seconds rings. The 8 day time and strike movement is of the best quality. The clock is in fine running condition and strikes the hour and half hour on a coiled gong of very fine tone. The dial has lost some of the fill in the engraved numerals but still looks fine. The clock is ready to enjoy. Please view the photos to fully appreciate the details and truly superb workmanship that is typical of Walter Durfee clocks. Email me if you have questions.
William Vogt Scottish Drumhead Tallcase Clock (Sold)
Item ID 1235 - This is a ca. 1860, William Vogt, Glasgow Scottish Drumhead Tallcase Clock. The mahogany veneered case is 76 1/2" tall, 20 1/2" wide and 10" deep. The removble bonnet has scroll decorations at it's base. The waist is tapered with chamfered corners. The base with figured mahogany panel has a tapered skirt at the bottom and sits on bun feet. The original finish has very fine patina. The signed 13" dial with 12" chapter ring is gorgeous. The time, strike and calendar movement has been serviced and is in fine running condition. The clock is completely original except for the replacement weights. Please view the photos carefully to appreciate the truly fine condition of this Scottish drumhead tallcase. Email me if you have questions.
Colonial 5 Tube Grandfather Clock - Winterhalder & Hoffmeier (Sold)
Item ID: 1489 - Ca. 1920, Colonial Mfg. Co., No. 1386, 5 Tube Grandfather Clock. The 92" tall case is solid mahogany with full reeded columns and redwood burl overlay on the base. The original finish glistens. The 12" round dial has a silvered chapter ring with raised brass numerals. The dial center is pierced and beautifully engraved. There are levers on the dial to silence the chimes and the strike. The fine quality, Winterhalder & Hoffmeier movement plays Westminster chimes on 4 tubular bells and strikes the hour on the 5th bell. The clock is in good running order and ready to set up and enjoy. 1489
Chauncey Boardman Dwarf Tallcase Clock (Sold)
Item ID: 1467 - This is a truly rare Chauncey Boardman Dwarf Tallcase Clock - ca. 1825. The completely original case with fine original finish is 53" tall and 15"wide. This is an almost impossible to find clock especially with a mint original Boardman label on the backbaord. The painted dial is in fine condition. The wood movement with tin can weights is in good running order. The photos tell the whole story. Enjoy! Email me if you have questions. See the following NAWCC Bulletins for further information. No.30, page 679. No.33, page 126. No.37, page 293.


90 Day Viennese Floor Regulator (Sold)
Price: $10,500.00
Item ID: 1177 - This superb Viennese Standing Regulator of 90 day duration is one of the finest clock that I have ever offered. The oak case with fine walnut color finish is spectacular. The 87" tall and 27" wide, 2 piece, case features full round fluted columns with carved capitols and urns, a dentil adorned top, finely details moldings and 4 large bun feet. The clock has glass panels on both sides. The upper door and lower cabinet door have the original locks and keys. The dial center, pendulum and pulley are beautifully engraved with matching patterns. The dial is also engraved with the date 1888. The chapter ring is silvered. The hands are pierced blued steel. The 90 day movement with deadbeat escapement is of the finest quality and in fine running condition. The clock is a very accurate timekeeper.


Superb Waltham 9 Tube Grandfather Clock (Sold)
Item ID: 1281 - Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Mass. 9 Tube Grandfather Clock
Scottish Grandfather Clock - D.Peters, Kirriemuir (Sold)
Item ID: 1478 - Ca. 1820, D. Peters, Kirriemuir, Grandfather Clock. Kirriemuir is the birthplace of James Barrie who authored Peter Pan. This fine quality, all original, Scottish clock is 83" tall, 19 1/2" wide and 10" deep. The mahogany case has fine burled veneers and crossbanded veneer borders. The broken arch bonnet has full reeled columns with brass capitols. The waist has reeded quarter columns with wood capitols. The clock stands on OG bracket feet. The painted dial with seconds bit, calendar and moving moon dial is in mint condition. The spandrels have gold leaf and floral decorations. The 8 day, bell strike, weight driven movement is in good running order. The clock is ready to enjoy. Email me if you have questions.


Waltham Grandfather Clock - Westminster Chime (Sold)
Item ID: 1293 - Ca 1915, Waltham Clock Company Mahogany Grandfather Clock playing Westminster chimes on 5 tubular bells.

Page: 1 2 3
Previous Next