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You are offerding on antique Baird Advertising clock from 1800's. Appx 30 inches long by 18 inches wide , good condition, and very unusual color scheme, and very collectible. A sample Eye water bottle is for sale at #160553486775
This is advertising clock for JNO R Dickey Drug Co, Bristol, Tenn. Our old reliable Eye Water, Cures without pain. The upper and lower door are in mint condition. The hands seem original, however painted, signed dial with lots of patina. The clock runs perfectly, and keeps time. The case does not looks to be painted, however the letters are strengthened with gold color, I’ve added a closeup of the case. The movement is in excellent shape, runs with even beat, signed by Baird Clock Co, generally you'll see the movements signed by Seth Thomas.
A brief history can be found at
In 1896, J.R. Dickey is located in hisDickey Blockbuilding, addressed at#10 Front Street (still in Bristol,VA.), where he remained for many years In 1898, there's mention of a Front Street Drug Store....possibly J.R.Dickey's.At this time his company was known as the John R. Dickey Drug Co.The Pure Food & Drugs Act of June 30th, 1906 required he make some changes to hisnow leading medicinal product:Old Reliable Eye Water.He renamed it:Old Reliable Eye Washin order to follow the terms of the Act.
The dial pan seems original, since there are not additional mounting holes in it and in the case. The pendulum also looks original, there is a partial label inside.
Please see the pictures, they are a part of description, if you need more info, just email me, don’t assume any thing, ask questions, I am selling it as is, for some one. I’ll take it to the UPS/Postnet store for packaging, appx $150 for professional packaging and shipping in continental US, all other places extra, will not ship to boxes. If there is any damage/loss during shipping you will deal it directly with the carrier, I will help in all possible means, by offerding on this item you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. Insurance is required, and as per rules, will be added as handling charges, and the amount depends on the sale price. I’ll take cashier’s checks , and paypal, but your address must be confirmed with paypal, no exceptions. International buyers, and buyer with less then 20 responses, please email me. No returns on this item. If needed I can remove the movement and package it separately. Local pickup is welcome, but payment terms are cash.
Please offer early so that it reaches at a fair market value before the last 24 hours. All reasonable offers considered.
On Apr-07-11 at 13:16:54 PDT, seller added the following information:
I am in noth West part of Houston, Texas, locak pickup is welcome with cash payment, Also uploaded a closeup of dial, which looks original.