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Many clock makers (and companies) put their names directly on the dial and on the movement.Sometimes, however, the dial may have the name of a retailer, or other special name that was requested by the customer.Besser: Stevie`s Garage hat sich seit Gründung im Jahre 1987 zu einem der führenden Handels- u.
In this case, look at the movement for the name or trademark of the maker. The manufacturer does not put their name on the clock at all. The paper labels that were glued on many antique clocks are a wealth of information if they are still readable and intact. This is the second clock I am posting on this site. 1972 Pennwood Numechron Central Standard Time Metal Case This clock has a 1972 Pennwood Numechron flip clock mechanism but is housed in a case I have never seen made by them. Family Clock Moved From New Haven, CT to Cleveland, OH I have a mantel clock that was purchased by my ancestors who lived in New Haven, CT.
There are so many styles and types of clocks, made by so many clock makers and from so many countries, that I was totally lost. I’m still a long way from knowing everything though.
I have concentrated on the American clock companies for my collection, so there is much for me to learn about clocks from outside the US.
So if you know the time line of a company’s history, you can tell when your clock was made. These styles are well documented in clock books as to the years they were made. In the middle of the dial, it says Seth Thomas and it kind of somehow resembles a Seth Thomas …
Good examples of this are The Seth Thomas Clock Company, Ansonia, E. Some of these styles are banjo, OOG, black mantel, beehive, steeple, lantern, iron, cottage, and many more. Banjo Wall Clock A Clock company in Lafayette CA took this clock apart and told me it is signed inside by the Derry Mfg. Antique table clock was 100 years old 33 years ago We were given this table clock as a wedding present 33 years ago, and we were told that it was over 100 years old at that time. My Grandma's Old Waterbury Mantle Chime Clock This clock was left to me after my dad passed last year. As I don't yet have it in hand, I can't tell you anything about the works, but this is a cast metal Ansonia, marked NY so it was made after Ansonia moved …