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When I first started my antique clock collection, the first thing I noticed was how little I knew about the clocks I had.There are so many styles and types of clocks, made by so many clock makers and from so many countries, that I was totally lost. I’m still a long way from knowing everything though.
There are many ways to identify and date an antique clock. But some of the most common things to look at first are usually the most helpful.In this case, look at the movement for the name or trademark of the maker. The manufacturer does not put their name on the clock at all. The paper labels that were glued on many antique clocks are a wealth of information if they are still readable and intact. This is the second clock I am posting on this site. 1972 Pennwood Numechron Central Standard Time Metal Case This clock has a 1972 Pennwood Numechron flip clock mechanism but is housed in a case I have never seen made by them. Family Clock Moved From New Haven, CT to Cleveland, OH I have a mantel clock that was purchased by my ancestors who lived in New Haven, CT.They tell you the name of the company (or clock maker) that made the clock along with the city, state, or country of origin. I came across this interesting Clock made by United Clock This clock was made by the United Clock Corp. The ID Tag is still attached and reads as follows: "United self-staring CLOCKS feature" … Unlike the first, the paper label on the back is intact. I was told that this clock was transported to the Cleveland, OH area …Movement has been professionally restored, Price: £3500 Antique miniature engraved case silver carriage clock c1884 Nice silver carriage clock hallmarked London silver case by G H James & co circa 1884.Movement with its oval plates has been professionally restored and has its original cylinder platform escapement .