The Main Concourse in Grand Central Terminal is home to a "golden" clock, one of the most famous in the world, valued between $10 and $20 million by appraisers from Sotheby’s and Christie’s. A recent post on Ephemeral New York explains why.
This iconic clock isn’t Grand Central largest or most commanding. That might be the Tiffany clock on the 42nd Street facade, the largest stained-glass Tiffany clock in the world. But the “golden” concourse clock, as it was called in a 1954 New York Times story about the clock’s restoration, might be the most valuable, to the tune of $20 million. It’s not the brass that makes it so pricey. The four 24-inch wide faces are made out of opal glass. That, as well as its history and the workmanship of the clock
Check out the full article to read more about the Grand Central Terminal concourse clock.
Something wrong with this post? Let us know!