Lot 140: Large McClintock 4 Dial Street Clock
April 27, 2013
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Large McClintock 4 Dial Street Clock. Has 4 leaded and stained glass 30 in. dials with black Arabic hour numerals, large black hands and dials signed O.B. McClintock & Co. Minneapolis Minn. over four original ornate stained and leaded glass lower advertising panels measure 31 in. by 10 in. Each dial is behind brass and copper doors which are fitted with tempered glass. The clock operates on 4 original McClintock "slave" mechanisms, all commonly controlled by the "master" clock located indoors or in a protected area; has original internal chiming mechanism with 5 tubular chimes (operated from the master), and can be programmed as desired. The chimes strike on the quarter hour and hour and also the clock is internally illuminated with 12 lights. The master clock is original O. B. McClintock electric master panel, which controls all clock functions. In a large case comprised of copper, brass, bronze and steel construction on an original ornate 8 foot 8 inch clock post which is constructed of steel wrapped in copper and is decorated with four ornate bronze columns. Circa 1910. Clock has been expertly restored to original operating condition. Clock Measures 7 ft - 10 in. High x 4 ft - 2 in. wide, overall on its post the clock is 16 ft. - 6 in.