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To make one mainspring & gear train do the work of two springs & trains, Sessions incorporated some novel features.
Some of these included two racks and two snails, a rotating chime barrel that locks into place on the hour, and an extra wheel and pinion assembly.
By the mid 1850's Jerome had lost his company and his factories were taken over by the newly formed New Haven Clock Company in 1853.An interesting feature of this clock is that it can be regulated without stopping it.The last picture is one I found online and is basically the same clock, but with the decorations still intact. Sessions Westminster Chime & Strike clock, mid 1920's.This clock uses a strip-pallet deadbeat escapement.Like most mantle clocks, it can be regulated from the front without stopping the pendulum. Chauncey Jerome Thirty Hour Ogee clock circa 1841-1842 This is the oldest clock in my collection, and appropriately, one that changed American clockmaking.
The back of the clock has many holes from wall mounting and I used some to wall mount it.