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19th C Shenandoah Valley Clock Shelf

19th C Shenandoah Valley Clock Shelf
If you’ve either been to my home, or seen photos of it, you will recognize one of my favorite pieces listed here: this 19th C Shenandoah Valley Clock shelf in its original robin’s egg blue paint.

Measuring 32 inches long by 18 inches at its widest and 8 inches deep, it is in very good condition with signs of some wear attendant with age and use.

I purchased this piece years ago out of a Southern friend’s collection and thought it was simply a great shelf although she told me that it was specifically a “clock shelf”, hence the holes in the back of the piece. I simply thought it was where it had been nailed to the wall. Then, an old time clock collecting friend came to see me and, without hesitation, said, “That’s a mighty fine clock shelf you’ve got there. You just don’t see them around anymore and that one’s a beauty!” He then proceeded to explain how the two holes were where the back of a taller kitchen clock would be attached to it to prevent it form tipping over.

I had never seen one, and having little experience with clocks, never thought about it. I just loved the shelf. It has always been great to stand a larger doll on because of its size. And it provides a very folky and colorful backdrop.

Price: SOLD

The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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