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Alarm Clock - Ansonia Clock Co, 1880s Object 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 17 cm (Height), 8 cm (Width), 13 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: alarm clocks, carriage clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), 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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