Condition Report For Lot# 567:
this is one of the nicest #18 models a collector could hope to find. There are some small flakes on the original dial, especially at the attaching holes. The clock is otherwise in excellent original condition. Note this model uses an upgraded version of the famous No. 2 mov't, with a larger winding barrel and a 30 tooth 'escape wheel to indicate true seconds on the dial. Retains a good label in the case bottom. Although the clock is running, the oil has congealed around a couple of pivots and movement could stand a cleaning. Case has been nicely rubbed and waxed over original finish. This particular clock with earlier style wide beat scale, as shown in the illustration on page 300, Seth Thomas Clocks, 3rd Edition, Tran Duy Ly, 2004. Price guide for 2005, Ly, $4500. Ht 54"
Estimate: $3500 - $5500