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VICTORIAN ANSONIA CLOCK COMPANY PORCELAIN MANTEL

VICTORIAN ANSONIA CLOCK COMPANY PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK| Having time and strike movement with paper dial and Roman numeral markers, contained Towanda pale green porcelain case having handpainted floral and leaf decoration with dark green and gilt highlight, height 10 3/4”, width 9”, depth 4 1/2”. CONDITION: Highlight shows slight wear, case has overall crazing. Images […]

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Histories of The Ansonia Clock Company

Ansonia Clock

Anson G. Phelps, a wealthy Connecticut importer of tin, brass, and copper, founded the Ansonia Clock Company in 1850, six years after he built a copper rolling mill near Derby, Connecticut. Phelps started the business with $100,000. He and his associates, Eli Terry and Franklin C. Andrews, advertised their firm in the Connecticut Business Directory […]

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