A Pearce, Stratford grandfather clock in Alabama
(Birmingham, Al, USA)
I inherited a grandfather clock and know very little about it other than it has Pearce,Stratford on the dial and that it is a 30 hour clock.
Numbers scratched on the inside of the timepiece are AS538 in numerous places. Also I have found the numbers N134 and 1465A. I have no idea what any of these mean. The cross banding appears to be mahogany and I think the rest is oak of some type.
The trunk door is warped at the top and bottom maybe as a result of the high humidity of the deep south. The pendulum bob has a man on a horse with a pike. I would really like to know more about it and what the wood should look like.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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