I recently got an Ansonia Racket Table clock- 3 key function (like a wehrle). I have never seen such before, probably very few were table clocks made by Ansonia. it has a brass body. one of the 3 springs is missing, one is broken, trying to get it restored. the dial is placed upside down also...
I have recently acquired a kienzle wall clock. please have a look at the pics attached. It would help if I can get the approximate date of manufacture and any other information about the kienzle.
the movement appears in good condition / less used, dial is original.
I Have received the clock through courier but the clock body is in fragile state and needs work, I just want to keep it as much in original condition as possible, I am attaching some pics please have a look.
The body panel have come loose, need suggestions on fixing it, should I use a strong...
Thank you all for valuable comments which will helped immensely, though I have seen seth Thomas paper label clocks and also own two, it was nice to find an original Ansonia.
I think Ansonia name printed on the dial appears similar to the clock posted by Douglas.
The history of Brooklyn by RM...
Please have a look at this Ansonia which I found, its body is very original, with paper label still intact which I usually don't find much.
please let me know how original the dial is... and dating of the clock.. movement picture will post shortly
Thanks each one of you for valuable insights and information ,its a great help.
thanks jonathan for the comments.
the movement has since been cleaned and serviced as i was told...will post better pictures once i get it as its in another city and it will get to me through a friend.
Attached are some pics of Ansonia Long drop regulator.
The movement picture is not available right now but clock dial and pendulum and body seems quite original.
Also the glass seems original which is difficult to find..
Any comments about authenticity and dating of the clock would be welcome...
Please refer to the pictures of a seth thomas regulator with skeleton dial and alarm function... any information would be appreciated...the dial is original but body is slightly polished...
i saw one on ebay but the body was different as it had fancy medallions embossed on the body but it had...
appreciate the comments....it really helps in gaining information about the clock
thanks Jim,Andy and Steven !
I agree with steven as the paper label seems to be of an year before 1904...as I have a seth thomas of 1905 (will share pics later) with a paper label which is not the same as in this...
Thanks Andy for identifying the clock....I had no idea about its name so it helps a lot as you have given me a name to further research about it ...the paper label though not clear in the picture but it appears the clock to be around 1880-90s i presume..... any further info is welcome...
Need help in identifying the seth thomas clock - year of make and originality...please check the pictures attached ...does it have the gong where the chime hammer strikes? these are the only pictures i have as of now...... any information will be highly appreciated.
Thanks Jim...you surely have shared a lot of information which is of immense help....yes i think the clock should belong to the 1920's ....the comment on the door hinges...i didn't know that...very interesting...thank you !