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by: Thornberry, Steven; on: April 8th, 2008
A nice little 8-day carriage clock by Ansonia, known as the Bonnibel. Dates to about 1904.
Ansonia Carriage Clock, Full front view.
Seth Thomas crystal regulator, the Empire No. 13, dating to around 1907. Eight day time and strike. It also came with a lion topper.
Seth Thomas Crystal Regulator, Empire No. 13, Full front view.
This is the Seth Thomas Column Shell, a 30-hour weight driven clock. The movement is marked "Plymouth," on the remains of the label "Plymouth Hollow can be made out, and the label was printed by Case, Lockwood, & Co. This dates the clock to 1860 - 1865. Although the label is over 50 percent gone, the original bottom glass is in very good shape. The dial has been touched up, not the way I would have done it, but passable, nonetheless. The rosewood case itself is in good shape.
Seth Thomas Column Clock, Full front view.
Upon the dissolution of Brewster and Ingrahams in 1852, Elias and Andrew Ingraham formed the E&A Ingraham Company. This entity lasted until December 1856, when it closed due to bankruptcy. E&A Ingraham's stock was essentially that of Brewster and Ingrahams. This is a nice example of the round gothic (or beehive) style developed by Elias Ingraham. It is eight-day time and strike. It has an excellent label, but the original dial has suffered a fair amount of paint loss. The movement is unsigned and bears strong resemblances to both Chauncey Jerome movements and New Haven movements manufactured shortly before or after they they purchased Jerome in January 1857. If this is one of those movements, it would seem to date the clock closer to 1856 than to an earlier year of the firm. E&A Ingraham did not manufacture its own movements.
E & A Ingraham Round Gothic, Label.
E & A Ingraham Round Gothic, Full front view.
E & A Ingraham Round Gothic, Movement.
by: Krongold, Stan; on: April 8th, 2008
Elmer O. Stennes of Weymouth, Mass. made this clock while he was serving a sentence in prison for killing his wife. The clock is marked on the case "MCIP" (Made Clock In Prison or some say it stands for Massachussettes Correctional Institute at Plymouth). The clock is also marked 12-72 (December 1972). It is rumored that bee keeping was a hobby of Stennes' and a small bee can be seen on the throat reverse painted glass as well as on the lower left of the dial between the VI and VII.
Stennes lyre banjo, Full front view.
Stennes lyre banjo, throat carving and glass showing bee.
Stennes lyre banjo, markings inside lyre banjo case.
Stennes lyre banjo, dial showing small bee.
by: Krongold, Stan; on: April 9th, 2008
Unmarked early weight driven banjo clock, ca. 1835. Interesting original wooden sidearms and nicely grained mahogany panels in the throat and box. Believed to be all original.
Unmarked banjo clock, Full front view.
Gustave Becker, 2 weight time and strike Vienna Regulator wall clock. All original.
Gustave Becker Vienna Regulator, Full front view.
Gustave Becker Vienna Regulator, Dial.
Banjo clock built from a kit purchased from Mason and Sullivan (no longer in business). Instead of the spring wound movement that came with the kit, I installed a weight driven banjo movement made by Kilbourn and Proctor. ca. 1975.
Mason and Sullivan banjo clock, Full front view.
New Hampshire mirror clock made by Benjamin Morrill of Boscawen, New Hampshire, ca. 1830. The clock has a variant of the typical "wheelbarrow movement" and is original except for the reverse painted glass which was replaced many years ago.
Morill mirror clock, Full front view.
Morill mirror clock, closeup of Morrill dial.
Morill mirror clock, Morill clock door open to show movement.
Simon Willard and Son banjo clock, ca. 1828. The clock never had sidearms. The dial is signed "Simon Willard & Son No. 1639". The panels in the throat and box were originally reverse painted on glass to look like mahogany. The glass was replaced with wood panels many years ago.
Willard and Son banjo clock, dial.
Willard and Son banjo clock, Full front view.
Willard and Son banjo clock, movement.
by: Long, Garth; on: April 16th, 2008
Jerome & Co gothic clock, ca 1840-1845, a 30 hour time and strike clock. Rosewood veneer, original glass and tablet,full label, missing original hour hand.
Jerome & Co gothic clock, Full front view.
Jerome & Co gothic clock, Tablet.
Jerome & Co gothic clock, Movement.
Jerome & Co gothic clock, Label.
Ansonia 24 inch gallery clock. Mahogany bezel, 30 day time only. The Mahogany has been refinished this clock was possibly hung in the Union Pacific Railroad station in Ogden, UT.
24 Inch Ansonia Gallery clock, Full front view, After.
24 Inch Ansonia Gallery clock, Full front view, Before.
by: Krongold, Stan; on: April 16th, 2008
E. Terry and Sons 30 hour woodworks shelf clock, ca. 1825. Case and glass have been restored.
E. Terry & Sons, Full front view.
E. Terry & Sons, Label.
Chauncey Goodrich 30 hour OG shelf clock, ca 1830. Clock is in good original condition. Slight flaking on original tablet of the Merchant's Exchange in Philadelphia.
Chauncey Goodrich OG, Tablet.
Chauncey Goodrich OG, Full front view.
Chauncey Goodrich OG, Label.
Ingraham Ionic wall clock. Clock was originally fitted with a B. B. Lewis 2 dial perpetual calendar mechanism (lower mechanism missing now) as can be seen from the time dial and the overpasted label. As it stands, the clock is 8 day time only, ca 1870.
Ingraham Ionic wall clock, Full front view.
Ingraham Ionic wall clock, Overpasted label.
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