NAWCC Old Dominion Chapter 34

Virtual Museum

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Cornell Watch Co.1063 viewsSigned
J. C. Adams
Chicago, Ill
Serial No. 20273
Crystal Palace #1 Second Version962 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.
Ball Hamilton Movement940 viewsFinished at Hamilton in Lancaster on 6/29/26 and sold to Norris on 6/30/26 according to the Hamilton Factory ledger.
Crystal Palace #1 extra early version711 viewsThis clock has statues of “Colonial” figures which have been called “George and Martha,” unsure of the origin of that name. The movement has geneva stops. Note the four separate applied dial decorations, this dial has only been found with these statues.
James McCabe Royal Exchange659 viewsLondon
Serial No. 08390
Crystal Palace #1 Last Version620 viewsThis clock has the “arch top” Ansonia movement and is the most commonly found Crystal Palace #1.
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.
Packard Car Clock536 viewsMade by Chelsea
Warner Instrument Co.
Beloit, Wis U.S.A.
On Dial
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.
Davies Four Column -520 viewsCast Dial Variation
Waltham Car Clock464 views8 day clock
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.
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