Object of the Week - A Superior Eight Day Clock Made By New Haven Clock Company, Anglo American Clock, Late 19th Century

Chauncey Jerome (1793-1868) was an American clockmaker.  In 1850 he joined with Benedict & Burnham and in 1853 they traded under a new name: New Haven Clock Co.

In 1855 he became bankrupt losing his fortune.  He died penniless in 1868.  The New Haven Clock Co. finally closed in 1960.