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Ansonia Kitchen Clock. American Clock. ca 1890.

Ansonia kitchen clock. 8-day time and strike.

Ansonia Kitchen Clock. ca 1890.

Ansonia Kitchen Clock. ca 1890.

This one is in very good condition; I don’t recall even having to clean the movement. There are no markings on the face, but it looks original.

DISCLAIMER

It is possible that this clock is not Ansonia. I would have to look at the movement to see if it’s marked to be sure. Most clocks like this have faded decals on the glass; this one is in very good condition.

I don’t know why these are so popular, if I’m honest. Why they were so popular, rather. The cases are hideous. I think. I think they are hideous. They still have appeal to collectors of American clocks, though.

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Ansonia Kitchen Clock. Late 1800’s.

This is questionably the ugliest clock in my collection.

Ansonia Kitchen Clock

Ansonia Kitchen Clock

American kitchen clocks are widely available and can be found at very reasonable prices. They are easy to work on and replacement parts are available at most clock supply dealers.

My fiancé dislikes this clock with a passion. She said it looks like a 10 year old made the case in a woodshop class. I don’t think Ansonia would have shared her opinion.

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