Dating brass bells
I have concentrated on the American clock companies for my collection, so there is much for me to learn about clocks from outside the US.
The question I get most from the comment form on this web site is: “What can you tell me about this clock?
I sold this trombone in 2002 in order to fund my first Conn 88H after I fell in love with the Conn sound.
It's been well loved since then, serving its second owner well, who recently traded it in here at The Brass Ark to get something newer.
Oh the things I promised my parents to get them to purchase this trombone for me its something I will never forget, and actually a memory I still recall when I have young students come into my shop to purchase a new trombone with their parents.
I got into college on this trombone and played some of my most memorable performances in my young career on it.
Good examples of this are The Seth Thomas Clock Company, Ansonia, E. Some of these styles are banjo, OOG, black mantel, beehive, steeple, lantern, iron, cottage, and many more. Banjo Wall Clock A Clock company in Lafayette CA took this clock apart and told me it is signed inside by the Derry Mfg. Antique table clock was 100 years old 33 years ago We were given this table clock as a wedding present 33 years ago, and we were told that it was over 100 years old at that time. My Grandma's Old Waterbury Mantle Chime Clock This clock was left to me after my dad passed last year. As I don't yet have it in hand, I can't tell you anything about the works, but this is a cast metal Ansonia, marked NY so it was made after Ansonia moved …
Many clock makers (and companies) put their names directly on the dial and on the movement.
All these items have dates and companies that used them along with the years they were in use. I just bought this sweet, pine grandfather clock...although I am not sure it qualifies since it has a battery in its face. However, I have no idea how old it is, the only thing I know is it's made by William L. New Haven 'Occidental' American Parlor Clock I don't know much about the clock. It was given to me in the late 1980's in Utah and all I know about it was the fellow said that the clock … Brass Swiss 8 Day alarm clock with brass ring stand My brother was a retired sargent major in the Marine Corp (deceased).
So, as you can see, there is a lot to learn if you want to do this yourself. Stone on the British Queen by friends and customers in high esteem and … Grandmother Clock which we think is made by JFC This clock was handed down from my Gran to my mother, I'm not really sure on the value of this clock as it is missing the pendulum. 1950s German - Switzerland Cuckoo Clock Regula plays Auf Wiedersehen This clock is approximately 50 plus years old. The back of the mantel clock has a label Wm L Gilbert Clock Co, Winnstead, Conn.. He owned a brass 8 day Cross travel alarm clock with a folding brass ring stand …
Also, if I know anything about your clock, I will also post a comment for you.
Post the clock you would like to learn more about here.