Silas Hoadley Rare Wood Works Clock
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American Silas Hoadley, Plymouth Conn “Franklin Clock”, Circa 1830, 10″ excellent gilt & hand painted wood, 30-hour, rare “upside down” wood works alarm clock movement, original lower reverse painted tablet reads “Time is Money”, a favorite saying of Ben Franklin, Hoadley called these “Franklin Clocks”, center glazed replaced, a few minor veneer losses, movement complete and seems to run fine. Height 35 1/2″.