Antique American Clocks                      January 2020


302.    $100

Ansonia “Brass Antique”, ca. 1886.  This is a hanging 14-inch brass repoussé plate with porcelain cartouche numbers and a time-only, double-wind 8-day signed Ansonia lever movement.  It is running for short periods, reluctantly, as the movement is oily and dirty.  The hands are brass, should be black, painted white; I’m not sure they are the original hands. I’m also not sure the chain is original.  Nonetheless, a very uncommon clock; the only sales record I can find, in the Antique Clocks Price Guide, was by Horton’s in 2010 for $110.  $100-$200.


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