Ansonia Capitol finials

Watchie Logan

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Recently purchased this clock knowing it was missing the 3 bottom finials. Not having any luck so far for a source. Found 1 listing on Ebay from Ukraine, but a little hesitant to pull the trigger. Timesavers has nothing close. Any suggestions?

ansonia.jpg clock with finials.jpg
 

Willie X

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The bottom finials don't often match the top ones. They are often more squat and the center one is usually much larger and split in half. Your photo of someone else's clock is a good example of this.
Keep in mind that "internet clocks" are not necessarily in original condition. :)
Point being, get a bonafide close-up photo of a known clock before you go to the expense of having a new one made.
Antique repair places will have a big box of old finials. They never throw a finial away but it's a real long shot to find a matching pair. Ha
Willie X
 
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Watchie Logan

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The bottom finials don't often match the top ones. They are often more squat and the center one is usually much larger and split in half. Your photo of someone else's clock is a good example of this.
Keep in mind that "internet clocks" are not necessarily in original condition. :)
Point being, get a bonafide close-up photo of a known clock before you go to the expense of having a new one made.
Antique repair places will have a big box of old finials. They never throw a finial away but it's a real long shot to find a matching pair. Ha
Willie X
Check these out. Ansonia clock model Capitol all finials | eBay
 

bikerclockguy

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The eBay seller has 103 ratings with 100% positive feedback. It’ll probably take more than a month for them to clear customs and be delivered to you, but the guy looks pretty trustworthy and the quality on those looks good.
 

shutterbug

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Most larger cities have wood makers clubs. A bit like a clock club, but those guys make things on a wood lathe. If you can get a pic or two, and some dimensions along with wood type, I'll bet you could get someone to make some very nice looking finials for you.
 

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