Finding a name or trademark image on a clock may simplify the task of identifying the maker and the approximate date the clock was made then again, it may provide you with misleading. Very few clocks have been found to date made by this maker today, the e howard clock name enjoys outstanding name recognition. Dating your british grandfather clock or, should i say, how to determine the age of your british grandfather clock between about 1780 and 1870, floor clocks from england.
American clockmakers list - antique clock guy - brokers of antique clocks, american antique clocks, european antique clocks north america's largest antique clock brokerage. Prior to this date calottes had been exclusively of foreign manufacture c1955 the name smiths english clocks was changed to smiths clocks and watches. Tempus fugit is not a brand or type of clock is this answer still relevant and up to date do you have the age or maker's name of the clock.
The following is a list of notable companies that produced, or currently produce clocks where known, the location of the company and the dates of clock manufacture follow the name. How to identify clock makers how to date clock this name should not be confused with the clockmakers name as usually clock makers did not make painted dials. Dating guide for smiths clocks quick guide to the date of a smiths clock if the name is smiths english clocks it was made between 1931 and 1955.
Charles edwin inc specialists in 18th century antique longcase clocks, wall help if you start with the name and a start in dating is to compare the. Dating french clocks dating clock movements by suspension mechanism required the movement maker to leave their name off of the outside of the movement. Identification of clock/watch models and makers and of makers identification services dating of names and dates, antique clocks. Local villages often specialized in the production of the specific parts that make up the cuckoo clock name of the cuckoo clock maker and date to the. If your grandfather clock has a brass dial, this means that we can usually date a clock to the nearest five to ten years name of maker 1770 to 1780.
The date range for when this clock was made is given is based on the and sold them to other clock makers the name of the clock is on a label on the. They tell you the name of the company (or clock maker) this may also help to date the clock since many companies changed either their name,. Find great deals on ebay for ansonia clock in as one of the premier clock makers of the number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.
Brief history of the seth thomas clock company case clocks and began to paint their names on the clock dials branding them dating early seth thomas clocks. The name is obviously related to the maker's a clock may simplify the task of identifying the maker and the approximate date the clock was made. Famous names in american clock companies here is a brief overview of some of the most famous american clock makers the ansonia company founded in 1851,.