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- A Manufacturer Ansonia, United States
Alarm Clock - Ansonia Clock Co, 1880s Reg. No: ST 019746
- Alarm clock, 'Peep O Day' carriage clock, Ansonia Clock Co, 1880s.
Founded in 1850, Ansonia manufactured their mass-produced and inexpensive clocks in both Ansonia, Connecticut and Brooklyn, New York.
- The nickel on brass metal case is embossed and plated on the front with Father Time. Has glass panels and a handle. Behind the metal front there is a willow pattern scene on cardboard. A cardboard dial is stuck in front of this scene.
Spring wound; lever escapement.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1982
|Dimensions:||17 cm (Height), 8 cm (Width), 13 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||alarm clocks, carriage clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||united states of america|
|Inscriptions:||Back of case is marked 'Trade Mark Peep O Day Carriage' and 'Patented June 8, 1880'.|
|Manufacturer:||Ansonia Clock Co, Ansonia, Connecticut, United States of America, 1880-1890|