Historical Watch & Clock Contributions
from Lancaster, Pennsylvania
 
  • Ober Clock
  • Eby Clock
  • Shreiner Clock
  • Eberman Clock
  • Hamilton No1 Watch
  • Adams Perry Watch
  • Lancaster Watch
  • Dudley Watch
  • Hamilton Archives
  • This Pennsylvania Pillar & Scroll shelf clock (ca. 1830) made by Henry Ober has a cherry case with a mahogany veneer and bird's eye maple door panel, containing an 8-day cast brass time and strike movement. Origin: Elizabethtown, PA
  • This Tall Case Clock (Ca. 1803-1815) has a beautifully ornate Federal tall case of cherry, containing an 8-day time and strike brass movement, dead beat escapement, rack and snail strike. The painted iron moon dial is signed Jacoby Eby, Manheim. Origin: Manheim, PA
  • Tall Case Clock containing an 8-day, seven-tune musical, brass three-weight movement (ca. 1810) and an Anchor recoil escapement. Federal style mahogany case. Hour bell marked "G. Ainsworth, Warrn." (Warrington, England). Painted iron moon dial with farm scene and seascape signed "Martin Shreiner, Lancaster, No 201." Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • Turret Clock (ca. 1785) with an 8-day time and hour strike tower clock movement. Rebuilt in 1854 by Joseph Eberman and in 1878 by Godfried M. Zahm. Made by John Eberman, Jr. Place of Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • Pocket Watch (date: 4-21-1896): 18 size, Grade 936, 17 jewels, adjusted, full plate, nickel, single roller, lever set, open face, double sunk Roman dial with red marginal Arabic figures, marked "Hamilton Watch Co. Serial No. 1." Maker: Hamilton Watch Company. Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • Pocket Watch (ca. 1877): 18 Size, Model 1, serial no. 1456, 20 jewels, 3/4 Plate, Gilt, Breguet hair spring, Stem Wind, Pendant Set, Hunting. Movement marked, "Lancaster Watch Penna." Made by Adams & Perry, sold by Lancaster Watch Company. Single sunk Roman dial marked Lancaster, Pa. Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • Pocket Watch (ca. 1886): 18 size, Model 3, No. 26, "Elberon", serial no. 111669, 10 jewels, 3/4 plate, gilt, patent dust proof, covered balance with mica window, lever set, hunting, single sunk Roman dial marked Keystone Watch Company, Keystone pattern hands. Made by Keystone Standard Watch Company. Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • Pocket Watch (ca. 1922): 14 size, Masonic Model 1, Serial number 1139, 19 jewels, stem wound and pendant set. 14K gold open faced case marked "986423". Silvered, art deco style dial with Roman numerals, seconds bit at 6:00 position, and marked "Dudley" below 12:00 position. Made by Dudley Watch Company. Origin: Lancaster, PA
  • The National Watch & Clock Museum maintains a large archive of documents from the famed Hamilton Watch Company, including hand written notes about their earliest creations, original drawings of Hamilton’s marine chronometers from WWII, company work orders, memos and ledgers. This outstanding archive includes vintage timepieces, advertisements, company newsletters and video testimonials from former employees-- significant to the history of Lancaster County, PA, and the industry as a whole. Origin: Lancaster, PA



The National Watch and Clock Museum would like to thank the following Friends of the Collection for their donations of $100 and above


Foundations and Agencies

Columbia United Methodist Church
Dart Foundation
Elinor and Steve Kline Trust
Herbert F. Leisy Jr. Trust
Lancaster County Community Foundation
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
The Lubrizol Foundation


Businesses

Floral Designs of Mount Joy+
Glatfelter Insurance Group
International Society of Talking Clock Collectors
Montres Journe America, LLC
RGM Watch Company+
Robert L. Graham & Sons, Inc.
Sleep Inn &Suites/Mainstay Suites
YYCS Technical Architects


Individuals

Anonymous (9)
Thomas Barrett
Mrs. Reed W. Bender
Dale E. Beske
J. Alan Bloore
A'Delbert Bowen, III
William R. & Pat Bryan
Brian & Elizabeth Carlin
James F. Chamberlain
Dave Coatsworth
James H. & Renee D. Coulson
John Cox
Wendell R. & Janet Deaton
Andrew H. & Linda I. Dervan
Jay T. Dutton, DVM, CPA
Nancy W. Dyer
Len & Pat Eiserer
Diane Ennis
Robert & Susan Gary
Marie E. Gemmill
Roger J. Gendron
Jim Girard
Rebecca & John Hickey
Ken & Beauton Hogwood
Steve & Sandy Humphrey
Fred Ingram
Phil J. Johansen & Sue Tripp
George Kabacinski
Julie & Dave Kern
Dale & Virginia Kiesewetter
John G. Kirk
Andrea Klemmer
John S. Koepke
David Longenecker
Lee & Katherine Marinaccio
Robert McClelland
William McGill
Dean & Nancy Mulvaney
Warren J. Myer
Stuart Nightenhelser
Ben & Monique Orszulak
Paul J. Ort
Larry E. & Betty Pearson
Noel B. Poirier
Ian K. & Ethel-Anne Roome
Eric Ryback
Bill Said, Jr.
Joseph P. Sayers
R. J. & Yahna Schoenberger
Frank & Virginia Servas
Jonathan R. Start
Martin A. VanCoevering
Lawrence W. & Jean VonBlon
John & Laura Wagner
Mary Ann Wahlner
Jim & Margaret Weber
Jan Westervelt
Carroll & Anna Beth Wolfe


NAWCC Chapters

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER 191
GEORGE E LEE - MICHIANA CHAPTER 26
KEYSTONE CHAPTER 158
TENNESSEE VALLEY CHAPTER 42
THE TOWER AND STREET CLOCK CHAPTER 134
VISTA CHAPTER 136


 

Donations and Pledges received 4.01.2017 - 3.31.2018

Donations and Pledges are recognized in the fiscal year given

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Anonymous (9)
Thomas Barrett
Mrs. Reed W. Bender
Dale E. Beske
J. Alan Bloore
A'Delbert Bowen, III
William R. & Pat Bryan
Brian & Elizabeth Carlin
James F. Chamberlain
Dave Coatsworth
James H. & Renee D. Coulson
John Cox
Wendell R. & Janet Deaton
Andrew H. & Linda I. Dervan
Jay T. Dutton, DVM, CPA
Nancy W. Dyer
Len & Pat Eiserer
Diane Ennis
Robert & Susan Gary
Marie E. Gemmill
Roger J. Gendron
Jim Girard
Rebecca & John Hickey
Ken & Beauton Hogwood
Steve & Sandy Humphrey
Fred Ingram
Phil J. Johansen & Sue Tripp
George Kabacinski
Julie & Dave Kern
Dale & Virginia Kiesewetter
John G. Kirk
Andrea Klemmer
John S. Koepke
David Longenecker
Lee & Katherine Marinaccio
Robert McClelland
William McGill
Dean & Nancy Mulvaney
Warren J. Myer
Stuart Nightenhelser
Ben & Monique Orszulak
Paul J. Ort
Larry E. & Betty Pearson
Noel B. Poirier
Ian K. & Ethel-Anne Roome
Eric Ryback
Bill Said, Jr.
Joseph P. Sayers
R. J. & Yahna Schoenberger
Frank & Virginia Servas
Jonathan R. Start
Martin A. VanCoevering
Lawrence W. & Jean VonBlon
John & Laura Wagner
Mary Ann Wahlner
Jim & Margaret Weber
Jan Westervelt
Carroll & Anna Beth Wolfe
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