Seth thomas wall clocks dating 1881
As a result, the town of Wolcott profited to some extent from the Thomas enterprise, the short time it was located in Wolcott. There he joined Eli Terry and Silas Hoadley in a business of making clocks at a wholesale rate.
Many Seth Thomas clocks from 1881 to 1918 have a date code stamped in ink on the case back or bottom.Seth was apparently a man of few words with great energy and perseverance in all that he did; thus, he paid strong attention to the duties of this apprenticeship.Subsequently, he became a skilled woodworker and built houses and barns in the nearby towns around Farmingbury/Wolcott (incorporated 1796).Seth Thomas Clock Company was one of the most prolific and long lived clock companies.The quality of their products was always maintained at an above average level. Some of the most popular later types include walnut kitchen clocks, made from 1884—1909; marble clocks, 1887—ca.