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Chauncey Jerome, manufacturer of brass clocks

Jerome Manufacturing Company.

Chauncey Jerome, manufacturer of brass clocks

a trade catalogue, New Haven, Conn.

by Jerome Manufacturing Company.

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Published by Printed by Bond Press] in [Hartford, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • New Haven
    • Subjects:
    • Clocks and watches -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Catalogs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS549 .J47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5083445M
      LC Control Number74154537

      In , John Birge joined the firm, and the name was changed to Birge, Gilbert, & Company. Shortly thereafter, Chauncey and Nobel Jerome and Zelotus Grant became partners with Gilbert, and in the company was know as Jerome, Grant, Gilbert, & Company. This company manufactured Jerome’s cheap brass-movement clocks. “Chauncey Jerome / Bristol, Conn.”, fusee drive, Gothic/steeple, ca ’s. The 30 hour movement was an OG type movement that Jerome converted to fusee and spring powered. Instead of the movement attached to a seat board as an OG movement, it is attached to an iron fusee bracket. The brass movement is signed. The following is a list of American companies that produced, or currently produce clocks. Where known, the location of the company and the dates of clock manufacture follow the name. Samuel Abbott; Montpelier, Vermont (–) Ansonia Clock Company; Ansonia, Connecticut and Brooklyn, New York (–).


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Chauncey Jerome, manufacturer of brass clocks by Jerome Manufacturing Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Manufacturer of Brass Clocks - a Trade Catalogue - (REPRODUCED FEBRUARY ) Paperback – January 1, by Chauncey Jerome (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Chauncey Jerome.

Chauncey Jerome, Manufacturer of Brass Clocks: a Trade Catalogue [Chauncey Jerome (New Haven Manufacturer)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chauncey Jerome, Manufacturer of Brass Clocks: a Trade CatalogueAuthor: Chauncey Jerome (New Haven Manufacturer).

My collection of Chauncey Jerome clocks started with an ogee made for the American Clock Co. that my wife gave to me in the early s.

The label featured an image of a clock factory, with the words “Chauncey Jerome Clock Maker” over the entrance. I soon discovered that Chauncey Jerome was one of the best known of 19th century clockmakers. Chauncey Jerome, the entrepreneur, had devised a way of stamping rather than casting brass clock components and was able to manufacture low-priced clocks for domestic and overseas markets.

Other Connecticut clockmakers Chauncey Jerome saw the potential in Jeromes cheap brass clocks and began adopting them in their own factories.

Note: The number after the type of clock, for example Chauncey Jerome #8,” has no significance as a maker’s model number. It’s simply a convention of mine to help me keep them straight. Chauncey Jerome () was a Manufacturer of brass clocks book in the early s.

He made a fortune selling his clocks, and his business became enormous. Born in Canaan inChauncey Jerome was the son of a blacksmith and nail-maker. Jerome began his career in Waterbury, making dials for long-case clocks.

Chauncey Chauncey Jerome Clocks. American Cuckoo Clock Co. Ansonia Clock Co. Atkins Clock Co. Attleboro Clock Co. Beals, JJ Becker, Gustav Birge and Fuller Birge and Peck Boardman, Chauncy Chauncey Jerome Clock Co.

Gilbert, W.M. Howard, E. and Co. Kroeber, Florence Sessions Clock. Chauncey Jerome, (born JCanaan, Conn., U.S.—died ApNew Haven, Conn.), American inventor and clock maker whose products enjoyed widespread popularity in the midth century.

Learning the carpenter’s trade early in life, Jerome was employed as a case maker in by Eli Terry, a clock Chauncey Jerome at Plymouth, Jerome started Chauncey Jerome own business, selling. Chauncey Jerome 30 hour Ogee weight driven time and strike clocks are not a rarity.

Thousands upon thousands were made. However, no-one can deny Chauncey Jerome’s historic contribution to the American clock industry in the 18th century when he. By Clarissa J. Chauncey Jerome “I am no author, Chauncey Jerome claim a title which I consider nobler, that of a ‘Mechanic,’” wrote clock-maker Chauncey Jerome in the opening pages of his book, History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years and Life of Chauncey Jerome, Written by Himself ().

This son of a nail maker and blacksmith left Chauncey Jerome at age 11 after his father’s death forced. travel with his son chauncey jerome sell the clocks.

jerome stated that as soon as it was known by. the neighboring clockmakers they laughed at me and ridiculed the ideal of sending clocks to england. where labor was so cheap. the clocks were invoiced at a. Another Jerome & Co. in my collection, with a label listing an October patent date, uses triangular metal fasteners.

I believe nails are earlier than the triangular fasteners. There is a remnant of a blue label on the back of the clock.

S.B. Jerome clocks. There are many Chauncey Jerome clocks in UK, after all manufacturer of brass clocks book was he who opened up the export trade.

Some have the rarer Chauncey Jerome label, most have New Haven. When his business failed around and was taken over by the New Haven Clock Co. they continued to export using the Jerome & Co. label, probably capitalising on Chauncey's name. Manufacturer of brass clocks book is a beautifully preserved ANTIQUE CHAUNCEY JEROME WEIGHT DRIVEN 30 HOUR WALL CLOCK.

This museum piece was born somewhere around Chauncey was born Chauncey Jerome and died in Just. antique forestville clocks; antique jerome clocks; sold; clock top statues; reproduction cuckoo clocks; paper dials calendars,second bit, & unusual sizes; music box lid cards; antique pocket watches; used hermle movements for parts sold as-is; used urgos movements for parts as-is; used keininger movements for parts sold as-is; new inventory ant.

American Chauncey Jerome, Bristol Conn Mahogany Ogee Shelf Clock, Circa8″ nice original painted zinc dial, hour, weight driven brass movement, a nice unrestored ogee clock case, overall good condition, with old finish, very minor veneer flaws & original painted tablet (cracked). Learn about Chauncey Jerome from a clock repairman and collector in this free video on antique collecting.

Expert: Bob Frishman Bio: Bob Frishman is. Chauncey Jerome Biography & Clocks. Most of the clockmakers who flourished between and made more or less of a success at the business and retired at ease.

Chauncey Jerome was an exception, for though he made more than one fortune at clockmaking, he lost them all by too great confidence in the integrity of business associates. Chauncey Jerome, Manufacturer of Brass Clocks: A Trade Catalogue, New Haven, Conn., is a 32 page, 5 X 7 3/4 inch softcover booklet with a two-staple binding.

This is a reprint of the original catalog that was published circa Seller Rating: % positive. Chauncey Jerome Triple Decker Clock.

Painted wood dial has an 8 in. chapter ring with black Roman hour numerals, open center exposes the escapement, pierced black hands (repaired minute hand); brass weight driven movement, signed  Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Conn.

U.S.A., count wheel strike mechanism with coiled gong, brass covered pendulum bob, iron weights & wood pulleys in the top. The faint signature is still visible on the dial. The hour brass movement is signed. The minute hand is a replacement. A nice early column and cornice. Height " $$ The Antique Clocks Price Guide database contains actual sales information about this piece and more t other antique clocks.

Manufacturer. Mr Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Inscriptions. Instructions label pasted on inner rear case: 'Patent Brass Clocks, Manufactured and Sold by Chauncey Jerome, New Haven, Conn'. Classification. About Chauncey Jerome of New Haven, Connecticut.

Chauncey Jerome was born in in Canaan, Connecticut the son of a blacksmith and a nail-maker. He has a storied history in the Connecticut clock industry, becoming one of our Nations giant employers and producers during his lifetime.

Title: History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome. Author: Chauncey Jerome. Release Date: J [eBook #] Language: English. Character set encoding: iso ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CLOCK BUSINESS FOR THE PAST SIXTY YEARS, AND LIFE OF.

A Treasury of American Clocks, by Brooks Palmer, indicates that Chauncey Jerome was operating in Bristol from to Two Hundred Years of American Clocks & Watches, by Chris Bailey, indicates that the Jerome factories in Bristol burned inafter.

The New Haven Clock Company traces its roots back to the first brass clocks and was founded in as a result of the business failures of Chauncey Jerome.

Clock uses a single-ended #6 key. New Haven Black Mantle clock, circa This is a very nice original condition clock also made by New Haven Clock Co, and thus bears some similarities to.

We have a Chauncey Jerome clock. It is most probably made before the company became the New Haven clock company as it simply says ‘ Made by Chauncey Jerome’. It is in poor condition. It is a single door with two panes, the bottom one is missing. The face looks original and.

Chauncey’s idea for a simplified clock with workings made of brass was a drastic change from the wooden clockworks then being produced.

The prototype Noble Jerome built demonstrated that the new design would allow this weight-driven, one-day clock to be mass produced more cheaply and in much greater quantities. This is a Chauncey Jerome fancy cased gilt gallery clock. It is featured in the book "From Rags to Riches to Rags - The Story of Chauncey Jerome".

This is truly a rare Jerome find. An almost identical clock is on page 83 of this book. It dates this clock to and describes this clock almost perfectly. So Jerome K. Jerome likes clocks. A lot. I guess. I don't know what this book is. I don't even know if it's a book. It does make me wonder how high Jerome was when he wrote it.

I mean, I do like my watch, but I don't really think that I could write 28 pages about it. I also don't think I'll ever feel so passionate about a /5. Chauncey Jerome () was a Clockmaker in the early s. He made a fortune selling his clocks.

Jerome began his career in Waterbury, making dials for long-case clocks (grandfather clocks). Jerome learned what he could about clocks; particularly clock cases, and then went to New Jersey to make seven-foot cases for clocks. By Jerome. William L. Gilbert was one of the foremost clockmakers of 19th-century Connecticut, a state that gave the world Eli Terry, Seth Thomas, Chauncey and Noble Jerome, Joseph Ives, and Elias t’s first company was founded in in partnership with his brother-in-law, George Marsh.

Chauncey Jerome (–) was a Clockmaker in the early 19th century. He made a fortune selling his clocks, and his business became enormous. He was born in Canaan in ; Chauncey Jerome was the son of a blacksmith and nail-maker. Jerome began his career in Waterbury, making dials for long-case clocks.

An antique oak Chauncey Jerome steeple clock. Designed with a pitched roof top with a tower finial to either side. Single glass front door over a white face with flowers to three corners, Roman numeral markers and pierced black metal hands.

Bottom half of glass front door adorned with same floral motif. Brass pendulum to inside. A Chauncey Jerome brass ogee clock. A mid 19th century glass and wood pendulum clock with an oak stained finish under a dial with Roman numerals and two winds.

Glued to the inside of the clock body is the “Patent Brass Clocks” label, most of which survives intact. In Jerome’s nephew, Hiram Camp, founded the New Haven Clock Co., which manufactured brass movements for Chauncey Jerome’s clocks.

Three years later, inNew Haven Clock Co. bought out Jerome’s firm but continued to use his name on many clocks. In a recent auction I won an antique wooden clock made by Patent Brass Clock Co. with the name "Chauncey Jerome" with the original glass art still intact.

The glass art is titled "View of Switzerland" It appears that most, if not all the parts are inside and their is also the original bill of sale in an envelope but exposure has caused the bill.

During the remainder of the 's the Terry & Andrews business prospered and 30xhour and 8xday spring driven models were added to the line of hour weight-driven clocks. After the destruction of the Chauncey Jerome factory in and Jerome's subsequent removal of the remainder of his business to New Haven, Conn., Terry & Andrews became the.

A 19th century Chauncey Jerome Ogee shelf clock. hr Brass weight driven time and strike movement with painted metal dial.

Mahogany veneered case with single long door and reverse painted lower glass. Old finish with some wear, some paint loss to dial and tablet. Running when cataloged.

25 3/4" High. estimate $ He then made movements for other companies including Chauncey Jerome. In he formed a partnership with Joseph Wells. They operated four separate factories and produced in great quantity wood movements until and the introduction of rolled brass.

In the firm split and each continued under their own name. Chauncey Boardman died in. Chauncey Jerome, Manufacturer of Brass Clocks: a Trade Catalogue - Pdf by Chauncey Jerome (New Haven Manufacturer) MaxwellMansion added: The American heritage history of antiques from the Civil War to World War I - NKD35 by Marshall B.

Davidson.Changed to brass and had a booming business. Eventually Formed the New Haven Clock Co. Then went broke after buying a Bridgeport clock co. and died broke in New Haven used the name Jerome &Co on their clocks til Haven't removed the face to .Chauncey Jerome OG Shelf Clock: 8 day T&S; ebook marked brass works; has a wood dial in a mahogany veneer case with reverse painted glass, "Magdalon College"; with the pendulum and weights.

Not tested. 23 1/4" Tall (The dial is worn.).