This wonderful commemorative antique clock made by the Ingraham Clock Co. of Bristol,
CT in 1899 features Consul-General Fitzhugh Lee. Former Coneferate Major-General Lee was
the consul-general of the United States to Havana, Cuba at the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898. During the war he commanded the 7th Army Corps. Lee was the nephew of General
Robert E. Lee and was also the 40th Governor of Virginia.
The clock has an eight-day time and strike brass movement with Roman numerals, gilt tablet with eagle in flight with crossed flags and arms. The case is pressed oak in original finish with top having a central uniformed shoulder length portrait of Gen. Lee, flanked by stacked cannon balls and crossed flags. Lower wings with field cannon have U.S. flag and skirt with alternating stars and anchors. It is 15” wide, 5” deep, and 23” high and it has a key.
Raffle tickets may be purchased from any our members of the SE WeldChamber of Commerce. Ask inside for details.
Proceeds of the Raffle to Benefit Scholarship Fund for a Weld Central High School Student.
Clock may be seen at A Step Back In Time at 30 South Main in Keenesburg, CO
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