I have an antique mantle clock but in the shape of a sedan chair. It is made from what is called Pinchback gold leaf. It stands about 10 inches tall and has a small dome on top. It is fairly intricate and very heavy. All I know is that it has been in my family for about 80 years.
Antique books, antique clock sites around the world ebay. Have not seen anything like it
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Sedan Clocks are now very rare and usually follow the same subtle, Georgian style.
Sedan Chair Carriage Clock
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Thank you Mike that is fantastic. This is the first time I have seen another clock like the one I have, it is identical. My next question is where or how can I get it valued? I must add that it is not working, it has in the past but I guess it could need a bit of work done to it.
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Hi Mike, I am assuming you are not able to answer my second question re valuation. Regards Miriam
Hi Miriam, Sorry I missed the next question. With todays market and prices realized checking with several auction houses such as Heritage and South Bend in good body and running condition $1050.00 to excellent body and running condition $1975.00. You can also seek a local reputable appraiser of fine antiques with a good track record. I would see about getting it running to get maximum value if you want an appraisal for insurance purposes I would extend the values by $500.00 to $750.00 on both ends. Thanks Mike
Thanks again Mike for your excellent service & advice. I am really surprised that being such a rare piece it is only valued between $1000 & $2000.
Hi Miriam, Yes sometimes it might go higher depanding on the collector it is only worth what somebody is willing to pay for an item. The clock is really cool take good care of it. Thanks Mike