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Alarm Clock - Ansonia Clock Co, 1880s Object Reg. No: ST 019746

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 17 cm (Height), 8 cm (Width), 13 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: alarm clocks, carriage clocks
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
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

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