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  1. Hi. Your heirloom clock is from New Haven's "Camden Line". Three different models made up this line. Your example was referred to as "A". This line is from circa 1907 although your clock could hav...
  2. Hi. You have a tag there. What does it say? Anything more than "Hamilton"? Are there any markings or labels elsewhere on the case (on the back maybe)?
  3. What are you trying to find out about it?
  4. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
  5. Kind of hard to see all of the detail in your photos but it looks like you may have a Seth Thomas "Marble No. 1169" from circa 1893. If that is what you have, your clock will measure 9 1/2 inches in...
  6. Nice job. Congrats on the acquisition and interesting restoration. Never seen one of these before. I've always liked 400-day clocks but miss the sounds of a power hungry striking clock. Thanks for...
  7. Hi Mominator. Welcome to CW! You have an Ingraham "Bullion" from circa 1896. Your example has a few issues but seems to be a pretty nice clock none-the-less. Here's a link to check out; https://...
  8. Hello TheShop. Welcome to Collectors Weekly. It looks like you have a model Seth Thomas called their "Empire No. 148" from circa 1907. It's not clear in your photo but the be base of yoru clock app...
  9. You're very welcome rob. The dials that were offered by Ansonia can vary on the same model. The brown open escapement dial shown in the linked example is made of some type of rubber material. I hav...
  10. Maybe not. This may be how the clock came out of the factory. See this link for what appears to be an identical model identified as a Troubadour: http://www.antiqueclockprice.com/antique-ansonia-tr...
  11. In my reference material three different models featured this statuette. 1. Bard 2. Troubadour 3. Minstrel Look on the web for examples. The main differences between the models is the base and ...
  12. They shouldn't have been so cheap in recognizing safety records of employees. Maybe if they did, they wouldn't have had to pay out multi-million dollar settlements to victims of traffic accidents. ...
  13. Hi CarolinaGurl, Welcome. You have an Ansonia "Savoy" black enameled iron mantel clock, See this link for more details: http://www.antiqueansoniaclocks.com/Ansonia-Model-0862.php Thanks for shar...
  14. Hi Skinni, Thanks for providing the additional information. It's kind of maddening...like seeing pieces of a puzzle but not enough to see the whole picture. This is a common wood case style which w...
  15. Hello Dsage. Welcome to Collectors Weekly. In order to help identify your clock, please provide the following: Any and all information printed, stamped or labeled on the dial, movement, case, ...
  16. Hello Skinni39. Welcome to Collectors Weekly! In order to help identify your clock, please provide the following: Any and all information printed, stamped or labeled on the dial, movement, case...
  17. Hi Auntiques. Can you add a clear closeup of the back of the clock and movement?
  18. I do not think this is an Ansonia Clock. While I can not find a matching model in my references, from the dial, winding arbor placements, hands and pendulum and general "style", I believe that you ...
  19. Go to Timesavers.com and do a search on French Pendulum. You'll see small, medium and large diameter examples. Measure the distance between the bottom of your suspension spring and the bottom of you...
  20. I forgot the link to the other example I found on the web. Here it is: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/9537987_11-ansonia-iron-case-bristol-extra-clock
  21. You have an Ansonia "Bristol Extra" from circa 1904 Here's an example which auctioned for $70 (plus Buyer's Premium) back in 2011. I think it was undervalued but anything can happen during an auctio...
  22. This model is called the "Arcadia" from circa 1923. Copy and paste this link into your browser to see another example: https://p1.liveauctioneers.com/275/686/313813_1_x.jpg?version=0&width=1600&form...
  23. Does this clock have a battery-powered movement, plug-in or is it a wind-up mechanical? Can you post more photos?
  24. Hello Scott, Always good to see you too. I have a very narrow bandwidth but I do what I can. Regards, Bruce
  25. Like RRP, I see some similar designs in one of my reference books, but no exact match. Circa 1917 is probably a good educated guess. Regarding value, if you search "sold" listings on eBay using the ...
  26. Interesting design. Nice Clock. What Mystery are you looking to solve? Maybe we can help.
  27. Nice looking clock. Always carry it from the bottom, never lift from the top! See this link for a brief discussion of a very similar French Clock...possibly from 1880-1900: https://mb.nawcc.org/thr...
  28. I'm fairly certain that it takes a 4-0/4 double-ended key. The model is a Seth Thomas "Wales". One sold on eBay back in March 2018 for around $300 but that was unusually high for this model. Depend...
  29. I found you clock model in one of my references. Sessions sold "assortments" to dealers. An assortment of these types of wood case clocks had similar but distinct designs. Your clocks is referred t...
  30. Still there Rin_Tin_Tin? Do you have any questions or is your Mystery Solved?
  31. Still there Tom? Any questions or is your Mystery "Solved"?
  32. Ingraham "Octagon Doric". Agree with slackjack and SpiritBear, circa 1880.
  33. that should read 'black marble"...
  34. If your clock is made of black marbel, it's a model called the "El Santon" from circa 1904.
  35. Here's a link which you can copy and paste into your browser to see another example of the "Lilac": https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/antique-ingraham-1890s-lilac-walnut-408307601 This one ...
  36. Actually, I'm fairly certain that one of the previous owners of your clock applied that flag painting or decal to the clock. The clock model is called the "Lilac" reportedly from circa 1896. The Pa...
  37. I doubt that flag is original to the clock.
  38. If the approximate dates are accurate, your clock would have been made around the time that the 5th USS Alabama (SP-1052) was made and "enrolled" in a Naval Reserve capacity. That is according to Wik...
  39. You may have a model Seth Thomas called the "Ship's Lever No. 6" from circa 1915. Your example could have been manufactured several years before or after that approximate date. It's described as a...
  40. Here are links to some other examples like your clock: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/56095561_vintage-ansonia-brass-and-porcelain-crystal-regulator Auctioned for $1,488 on 10/1/2017 https:...
  41. Hi. You have an Ansonia "Crystal Regulator No. 5". Ansonia made a series of these Royal Bonn Porcelain Crystal Regulators number 1 through 8. These models were from circa 1906 and could have been m...
  42. You have an Ansonia "St. Cloud" Enameled Iron Mantel Clock. From circa 1901 (approximately) Your clock could have been manufactured a few years before or after that date. If that answers your quest...
  43. Hi. You have all the identifying information. I wouldn't be too concerned with finding an exact match. You may find another example but you might not. Seth Thomas altered small decorative details ...
  44. Hello Steveee, welcome to Collectors Weekly. You've pretty much told us what you have. What would you like to know about it? Here's another example on the net with a little additional information:...
  45. BTW, Welcome to Collectors Weekly. LOTS to see here. Found some other examples of clocks in this line: Giant No. 1: https://p2.liveauctioneers.com/289/54150/26271340_1_l.jpg Giant No. 2: ...
  46. This is a Wood Case Mantel Clock. The style is popularly known as Gingerbread Clocks, or Kitchen Clocks. Seth Thomas offered several "Series" model lines. Their "City" and "Metal" series are two ...
  47. Hi. Can't find any other examples of this model but based on auction results of similar "mini" or "dresser" clocks I would guesstimate somewhere around $50 give or take $25. Depending on condition a...
  48. Not sure how common this model is. I've not seen it before your posting but there are *many* clocks that I haven't seen. :)
  49. Hi. As the label indicates you have the Seth Thomas Brewster Mini. This model if from circa 1924. As described in my reference it should have a 1-day lever time movement No. 102 with a 2-inch porce...
  50. Could you post photo(s) of the porcelain case?
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