Antique ANSONIA Walnut Shelf Clock 1886 T/S/A BRITANNIC

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 28, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Antique ANSONIA Walnut Shelf Clock 1886 T/S/A NICE!

Antique Ansonia Clock Co. black walnut shelf or mantel clock fully restored in excellent working condition. If you are looking for a clock of this type, you would be hard pressed to find a finer example. Thirty-hour time and strike movement with gong on the hour (hour count) and optional alarm. This clock (model was named "Britannic") was made about 1886 and has survived in remarkable condition, including the original glass (with waves and bubbles). Original latch and hinges all work perfectly. Original hands and new Ansonia trademark dial paper. Case is solid. Movement was polished throughout during rebuild and is flawless (alarm as well). Strikes on nickel plated brass cup bell, and both the strike and alarm are adjusted and function perfectly. Comes with the beautiful original pendulum and old key. Dimensions are 11"W x 19 1/2"H x 4"D Please super-size photos for detail!

I show you photos of the movement after rebuild for this simple reason: If I buy a used car and I am told that it has a rebuilt engine, I want to look under the hood and see some evidence that it HAS been rebuilt. That seems only fair to me.....

Movement has been COMPLETELY REBUILT----professionally cleaned and thoroughly inspected. This process takes days to perform properly, and weeks for proper testing and adjustment. When you rece
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