Tag: ansonia

Ansonia “La Vinda” Royal Bonn China Clock

2013/06/24 | 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 2013/12/22

Ansonia Enameled Iron Black Mantel Clock

2013/06/06 | By | 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 2013/06/06

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

2012/09/11 | 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 2012/10/11

Ansonia Long Drop Octagon Clock in Oak Case

2012/04/15 | 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 2012/04/14

Ansonia Queen Elizabeth Wall Clock

2011/12/28 | 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 2011/12/29

Ansonia Black Iron Mantel Clock

2011/09/09 | 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 2011/09/05

Ansonia Oak Kitchen or Shelf Clock

2011/09/07 | By | Reply More
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 2011/09/08

Repair of Decrepit Ansonia Mantel Clock Movement

2011/07/28 | 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 2011/08/31

Ansonia “Seneca” Oak Cabinet Clock

2011/07/25 | 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 isĀ  […]

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Last updated 2011/08/31

Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

2011/05/28 | By | 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 2011/08/31