Big USA Wall clock.

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MY USA wall clock. height 150 m. Someone who know about detail of it Help me plz.. Thank you very much.

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goshop, your "USA" wall clock took a roundabout route, as it was made in Japan, around 1900.
 

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I'm confused...isn't it a Ansonia "Capitol" spring driven time & strike, ca. 1901.:???:

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I'm confused...isn't it a Ansonia "Capitol" spring driven time & strike, ca. 1901.:???:

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That's what I would have said. But let's hear Harold's reasoning. He has apparently seen something we didn't.
 

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I was thinking that the A with Trade Mark was Japanese, but on looking a bit harder, I find that Ansonia did use this on some of their dials. Sorry for the confusion. Perhaps a look at the movement would clear the picture. Also, I didn't see the beat plaque when I posted.
 

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Charles Davis' article in the latest Bulletin shows a similar, Japanese trademark, an "A" inside a square, inside a diamond, not unlike the Ansonia. He lists it as unknown. You often find the word trademark used with Japanese logos. Easy to confuse.
 

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I have a Ansonia "Capitol" time only weight driven that I may post a picture of. My daughter wanted a clock for her living room so I "loaned" her the Capitol and how she has laid claim to it and won't give it back. Oh well! At least when I go visit and can see the clock as well.

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If the dial was removed and pictures of the movement shown it would help to confirm id.
 

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This is a very common Ansonia logo. Also, the bottom of the dial has the line "Manufactured by the Ansonia Clock Co...." I can't see why the authenticity of this clock is being questioned.
 

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My mistake, Jeremy. You are correct, I should have looked closer. I made the assumption that having Trade Mark on the logo was a Japanese feature.
 

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I have the same A symbol on my Ansonia gingerbread.
Just thought seeing the movement would help others if they were not sure.But Jeremy you are right from what i see.:)
 

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Thank you very much all gentlemen for your good informations to me. I unknow about this wall clock more. I want to know about the date when Japan mixes Ansonia and if this logo made in Japan why this logo is old.I had see logo on the dial which has similar this logo.I can't take out dial to show because to take out so hard.this case is hight 150 cm.
 

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Thank you very much all gentlemen for your good informations to me. I unknow about this wall clock more. I want to know about the date when Japan mixes Ansonia and if this logo made in Japan why this logo is old.I had see logo on the dial which has similar this logo.I can't take out dial to show because to take out so hard.this case is hight 150 cm.
Short of seeing the movement for verification, I think the current consensus is that the clock is actually by Ansonia. The Japanese copied American movements, and one finds later (e.g., 1970's) copies of Ansonia movements from Korea. If the movement is by Ansonia, you should be able to tell that simply by taking off the hands and dial; it should be moarked on the front plate of the movement. There is no need to take the movement out of the case.
 

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MY USA wall clock. height 150 m. Someone who know about detail of it Help me plz.. Thank you very much.

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Hello I found a clock like this one or a photo or one like it in Tran's book page 184 figure # 597. Mike
 
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My thoughts are still old Japanese copy. All of the finials are incorrect for an Ansonia Capitol. The bottom bracket is not the correct shape, to much like the Vienna regulator next to it. The womans head at the top is in the wrong place, it should be on the block at the top. Possibly it could have been moved.
 

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Hello
I think it is a repo. The top shelf board is not the same and the only Ansonia that used the bottom square corner glass is in 1901 page 184.
Even the finials are different but the main give away is the finials on the door, you do not take them off or replace them like you could with the any finials that you like. They have to stay with the door and in the book none of the clocks pictured have your finals.

Mike is this what Funky finials look like

None the less it is still a great clock, enjoy it.
 

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