NAWCC Old Dominion Chapter 34

Virtual Museum

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Davies Cast Frame 1522 viewsThis clock frame is the same as the “Rip Van Winkle” pattern girandoles. The dial decorations are gilded spelter and are only seen on the cast frame clocks.Jul 01, 2012
Davies Cast Frame 2450 viewsThis clock frame is the same as the “Boy/Girl” girandoles.Jul 01, 2012
Davies Cast Frame 3396 viewsInner viewJul 01, 2012
Davies Four Column402 viewsPossible precurser to the Crystal Palace clocks, no specific patents on this clock, found with E.N. Welch and G. B. Owens movements.Jul 01, 2012
Davies Four Column -520 viewsCast Dial VariationJul 01, 2012
Crystal Gem452 viewsThis clock is covered by a separate patent, and the clock name is given in the patent.. There have been several Crystal Place #2 clocks sold which have had a Crystal Gem label. Jul 01, 2012
Crystal Palace #4 424 viewsThis model was not illustrated in any catalog, but was referenced in the price lists. It is assumed to be a #4 because it retains the characteristic dial and patented base design. The #4 has been found with the 2 post dial and also with a 4 post sunken center dial. The latter version has over-wind protection, making it a #4, extra.Jul 01, 2012
Crystal Palace #3 Early Version431 viewsThe patent covering the design of this clock also protects the Crystal Palace #1 clocks, since the design feature patented is the mirror and frame. The flat dial pan was later changed to the “sunken center.” Jul 01, 2012
Crystal Palace #2 A Patent Applied For413 viewsAn early Crystal Palace, probably produced in the last quarter of 1874 and certainly before the January 25, 1875 patent issue. The earliest Crystal Palace clocks had flat-pan dial with two-post mountsJul 01, 2012
Crystal Palace #2 Middle Version439 viewsThis clock has been seen with movement marked Waterbury, Ansonia, Conn., and H. J. Davies.Jul 01, 2012
Crystal Palace #2 Extra Late Version548 viewsThe size of this variant was increased due to the width of the cast bezel. This clock’s H. J. Davie’s movement has geneva stops. Several of the late #1 and #2 clocks are known to have been fitted with a dust cover in place of the glass dome.
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Crystal Palace #1 Second Version963 viewsThis clock has a H. J. Davies marked movement, with geneva stops. The H. J. Davies marked movements were almost identical to the rectangular frame Ansonia movements, but often have patented improvements. The cast dial is found on several different Davies/Ansonia clocks.Jul 01, 2012
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