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From: Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and his Clockmaking Family," A Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 17, fig.6
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5369

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett III, born about 1745; dead by 1774

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

possibly 1768

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Marks

"Wm ["m" superscript] Claggett / 1768 / Newport" engraved on brass boss in top arch of dial

Provenance

Unknown

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society 47, Part 3 (Summer 1974): 173–174, ill.
Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 17, fig. 6–7.