Seth Thomas Clocks

Mantle or shelf clocks were very popular back in the 18th and 19th centuries. Aside from being reliable timepieces, these clocks were also greatly used for decoration mainly because they were small and affordable. The mantle clocks were given such a name because they can be comfortably placed on a mantel or shelf because of their size. Although they were first introduced in France, the mantle clocks became popular in the United States and one of the reasons for this was a company called Seth Thomas clocks.

Seth Thomas clocks are the perfect timepieces for people who value both quality and excellent craftsmanship. For over 200 years, their clocks have added elegance and beauty to many homes. These reliable timepieces are normally used to accentuate a home in its final stages of adding finishing touches.

These mantle clocks are some of the best and most popular in the world. These clocks possess unique qualities. They are breathtakingly elegant in design and masterfully-crafted, being made of only the finest materials. With ornate decorations and only the finest of wood, these clocks are truly a possession to be proud of owning.

Most of the mantle clocks, Seth Thomas' included, were made out of wood and came with a swinging pendulum. Aside from oak, American mantle clocks were also made out of oak and had brass or iron as supplementary materials. This is one of the reasons why they were, and still are, sturdy and long lasting. Mantle clocks also have additional features like a calendar and creative painted scenes.

Some examples of mantle clocks by Seth Thomas clocks are the following:

  • Buckingham MOK7993 (finished in oak, with chimes, a night shut-off, also features volume control)
  • The Seth Thomas Emperor MMH7363 Chiming Mantel Clock (has real inlaid marquetry and maple inlays, has small fleur de lis in between the numerals, has glass crystal for protecting its minute hands)
  • Hotel MOK-7510 Chiming Oak Mantel Clock (a reproduction of mission oak mantel)
  • The Seth Thomas Jenna Table TSI-1258 Mantel Clock (has a silver round dial, silver tone Roman numerals, ad a glass panel that is arched-shaped)
No matter what type of clock you want, whether it is a decorative wall clock or an intricately designed antique grandfather clock, this clock maker has it for you. Over the years, Seth Thomas has remained true to its promise of high quality craftsmanship and excellent timekeeping.


Georgianne wrote:

Today my daughter bought my C.1920 MINIATURE SETH THOMAS CLOCK CONCORD MODEL PILLAR & SCROLL CLOCK at garage sale.
Christeen wrote:
Got my ANTIQUE WALL CLOCK-SETH THOMAS 8 DAY LEVER ROSEWOOD CASE hours ago and am really happy the quality.
Roxy Malson wrote:
Just last week my kids bought my Vintage 1960's Seth Thomas Art Deco Woodbury Mantle Clock Westminster Chime on eBay.
Fay Dudas wrote:
Recently I found my Seth Thomas Westminster Chime Art Deco Mantle Clock on Amazon.
Shantae Vanzile wrote:
Today I bought my ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS SHELF MANTEL CLOCK c/1908 BEAUTIFUL!!-Restored--!!!! on Amazon.
Vaughn wrote:
Got my Seth thomas clock. Weight driven. Plymouth hollow Connecticut! hours ago and am really happy with the price.
Abby wrote:
Got my Vintage 1937 Seth Thomas Plymouth Tambour Mantel Clock with Key years ago and am totally pleased the quality.
Kelvin wrote:
Today I picked up my SETH THOMAS CLOCK FOR PARTS VINTAGE AND CASE at a yard sale.
Lucile wrote:
Just last week my son-in-law picked up my Antique Seth Thomas Strike Bevel OGee Wall Clock (414xxx-20) at garage sale.
Herb wrote:
Got my Large Seth Thomas WWII Era 10-1/4" Ship's Clock for Parts or Repair weeks ago and am totally pleased the purchase.
Martha wrote:
Verlie wrote:
Just last week my daughter found my ANTIQUE SETH THOMAS MANTLE CLOCK MAHOGANY CASE WORKS GREAT 7 JEWELS at a yard sale.
Chris wrote:
Got my ANTIQUE EARLY SETH THOMAS "ARCH TOP" 1880 ROSEWOOD SHELF CLOCK WORKING WELL hours ago and am totally pleased the quality.
Martha wrote:
Today my daughter bought my Clock Seth Thomas Mantle Working No. 5 Working Bim-bam Strike at a yard sale.
TenishaBob wrote:
Got my 2 Mainsprings for Seth Thomas 8 day Clock some time ago and am totally pleased with it.
Verlene Odell wrote:
Just yesterday I found my 50"H Seth Thomas Double Dial Office Perpetual Calendar No 5 Regulator Wall Clock at a yard sale.
Daisy Bellis wrote:
Got my Antique Seth Thomas Twin Colomn Wood Mantle Clock, Works Great hours ago and am totally pleased the purchase.
Chris wrote:
Just yesterday I found my Seth thomas legacy 3 westminster chime mantle great. at a yard sale.
Lynnette Bomberger wrote:
Today my wife picked up my SETH THOMAS OAK REGULATOR #2 WALL CLOCK WEIGHT DRIVEN at garage sale.
Andera wrote:
Today my son bought my SETH THOMAS EMPIRE No.201 ~ANTIQUE CRYSTAL REGULATOR CLOCK~1908~ at garage sale.

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