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Ansonia “Tasso” Figure Clock, ca. 1894

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Tasso” Figure Clock, ca. 1894

Here is an Ansonia figure clock called the “Tasso” that I repaired. It is a large, heavy clock,  20 1/2 inches tall and 25 3/4 inches wide.  The finish is “Japanese Bronze” according to the Ansonia catalog, it was also available in silver. The enamel dial has Roman numerals and visible escapement. The escapement is […]

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Last updated August 16, 2017

Ansonia “Burton” Oak Kitchen or Shelf Clock

February 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Burton” Oak Kitchen or Shelf Clock

I repaired this Ansonia “Burton” oak shelf clock. It is in nice, all-original condition including dial and door glass. About 35% of the label on the back of the case remains. This clock is 22 1/2 inches tall. The movement is 8-day time and strike. See more photos. Repair job 6396. This is the “4 […]

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Last updated February 23, 2015

Ansonia “Capitol” Weight Driven Wall Clock

February 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Capitol” Weight Driven Wall Clock

Here is an Ansonia “Capitol” wall clock driven by 2 weights. It is time-only (no striking or chiming). The clock is 50 inches tall (without the finial) and 14 3/4 inches wide. The minute hand is 3 7/16 inches long from center to tip. See more photos. Two weights allow the clock to keep ticking […]

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Last updated February 22, 2015

Ansonia Black Cast Iron Mantel Clock

June 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Black Cast Iron Mantel Clock

Here’s an Ansonia cast iron mantel clock that I recently repaired. The case has a black enamel paint finish, and an off-white enamel dial. The is 8-day movement and strikes the hour and half-hour. Height: 14 3/4 inches, width: 12 inches, dial’s minute track diameter: 4 1/8 inches. The minute hand is a replacement. See […]

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Last updated June 15, 2014

Ansonia “La Vinda” Royal Bonn China Clock

June 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “La Vinda” Royal Bonn China Clock

I just repaired this beautiful mantel clock. It is an Ansonia named “La Vinda” in a Royal Bonn china case. The escapement visible in the center of the dial is fascinating to watch. The 8-day movement strikes the hour and half-hour on a coil gong. See more photos. The case is 11 15/16 inches tall […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Ansonia Enameled Iron Black Mantel Clock

June 6, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Ansonia Enameled Iron Black Mantel Clock

This heavy Ansonia mantel clock has a cast iron case with a glossy black enamel finish. The case is 10 1/4 inches tall and 16 1/8 inches wide at the feet. The paper dial has a 4 13/16 inch minute track, and the minute hand is 2 1/8 inches long. The movement is Ansonia’s 4 […]

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Last updated June 6, 2013

The Ansonia 5-Pillar Shelf Clock Movement, ca. 1885

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Ansonia 5-Pillar Shelf Clock Movement, ca. 1885

This is the Ansonia 5-pillar shelf clock movement. It strikes the hours, and is nominally an 8-day movement, although it will usually run close to 2 weeks on one winding. The plates of the movement are 5 3/4 inches tall and 3 5/16 inches wide. 5 steel pillars secure the front plate to the back […]

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Last updated October 11, 2012

Ansonia Long Drop Octagon Clock in Oak Case

April 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Long Drop Octagon Clock in Oak Case

This time-only long drop octagon clock by Ansonia Clock Co., has an oak case 31 3/8 inches tall and 17 1/4 inches wide. The minute hand is 5 9/16 inches long and the paper dial’s minute track is 11 inches outside diameter. The movement is 8-day time only, and it is interesting that the pendulum […]

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Last updated April 14, 2012

Ansonia Queen Elizabeth Wall Clock

December 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Queen Elizabeth Wall Clock

I just repaired this Ansonia “Queen Elizabeth” mahogany wall clock. The top piece to the case is not shown in the photo, but the catalog illustration below shows the complete clock. The overall height with the top is 37 inches, and the width is 13 5/8 inches. The dial in this example has a replacement […]

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Last updated December 29, 2011

Ansonia Black Iron Mantel Clock

September 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Black Iron Mantel Clock

This Ansonia mantel clock has a black enamled iron case, and was made around 1890 – 1910. It has Ansonia’s 4 pillar rectangular movement that uses thinner (weaker) mainsprings than most other American clocks. This reliable movement was used in many Ansonia mantel clocks. The case is 10 7/8 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches wide, […]

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Last updated September 5, 2011

Ansonia Oak Kitchen or Shelf Clock

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Ansonia Oak Kitchen or Shelf Clock

This Ansonia oak cased shelf clock is called the “Bedford” according to the label on the back. The 8-day movement strikes the hour and half-hour on a heavy wire or Cathedral gong. The case is 22 1/2 inches tall and 14 7/16 inches wide. The dial has a 4 7/8 inch minute track (outside diameter). […]

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Last updated September 8, 2011

Repair of Decrepit Ansonia Mantel Clock Movement

July 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Repair of Decrepit Ansonia Mantel Clock Movement

This Ansonia mantel clock movement was sent to me for repair. After examining it, I thought it might be too far gone to be worth repairing. The customer really wanted it done, and sent me a down payment on the repair, so I proceeded. After lots of cleaning and repair work, it operates like new […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia “Seneca” Oak Cabinet Clock

July 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Seneca” Oak Cabinet Clock

This clock with a nice oak case came in for minor adjustments. I think it is a great looking clock! The label inside the back door identifies the model as “Seneca”. It was made around 1894. Tran Duy Ly’s book “Ansonia Clocks and Watches” illustrates a whole series of these cabinet clocks. The case is  […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

May 28, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

I recently repaired this pretty clock. The back of the case is labeled: PORCELAIN Dresden 8-Day Hour and Half Hour Cathedral Bell Strike Manufactured Expressly For The American Wringer Co No 99 Chambers Street New York No. D-. 363 The number 363 is hand written. The movement is Ansonia’s efficient running 8 day time and […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011