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Where can you purchase a New Haven mantel clock?

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Private antique collector websites and brick-and-mortar stores, as well as eBay listings, are good places to look for New Haven Mantel clocks. Antique models are dated at more than 100 years old.

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It is important to contact the clocks' seller to check the authenticity and condition of the model before buying it. The wood or glass components of clocks may accumulate damage over time, and a watchmaker may need to recalibrate the inner working components. Purchasers should also discuss how to receive the clock so that it doesn't break in transport.

The New Haven Clock Co. built over 300 models of clocks, including several mantel clocks. Those built before 1904 may bear the trademark of "Jerome & Co." on the face of the clock, in the case or on the back of the clock. This refers to the clock manufacturing company that New Haven first manufactured parts for, but eventually bought out.

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