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Pocket Watch - Ansonia Clock Co, circa 1890 Object Reg. No: ST 023768

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, nickel plated case, Ansonia Clock Co., New York, circa 1890.
Description:
Nickel plated metal case, open face. Paper dial has roman numerals and seconds dial at 6.

Stem and button wound spring; pin pallet escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from F. Schafer, 1954
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 0.6 cm (Width), 4.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, pocket watches, stem button watches, a-22
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: united states of america
Inscriptions: Dust cover at back stamped 'Manufactured by the Ansonia Clock Co, New York, United States of America' and 'Patented April 11th 1888'. Has trade mark 'A' in two squares. Dial is marked around edge between 7 and 5 'Ansonia Clock Company Manufacturers USA'.
Manufacturer: Ansonia Clock Co, New York, New York State, United States of America, circa 1890

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Cathy Lindon Posted on 24 May 2010 3:23 PM
I have an ansonia Pocket watch in excellent condition, still in the original cloth bag and the wooden box with the key. It has the numbers 8698 on the inside of the rear cover. I also have a second pocket watch that has the name The farringdon reg on the face plate with the seconds at the six as well but the are no numbers in the rear plate only the initials W E. What can you tell me about these watches?
Discovery Centre Posted on 25 May 2010 1:31 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Cathy. It's very difficult for us to give information based on description alone. We suggest that you look at the detailed website on the Ansonia company, which has extensive list of models and dates: http://www.antiqueansoniaclocks.com/Ansonia-Clock-Model-Names.php You could also consider contactin a horologist in your local area. For useful links and information see our Question of the Week: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/horology/

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