"Bagdad" Ansonia Clock Company of Ansonia, Connecticut. -SOLD-
This example, called the “Bagdad,” is in a wonderful original condition. The case wood is black walnut and retains an older surface and excellent color. The applied turnings, molding and carvings are original to this clock. The dial is porcelain and is original to the clock. It measures 8 inches in diameter. The time ring is formatted with Roman numerals. This example also displays the seconds on a subsidiary dial.
The brass constructed, weight driven, time only movement is die-stamped by the Maker on the front plate. It is designed to run eight days on a full wind. This clock measures approximately 50.5 inches long and was made circa 1900.
The Bagdad was offered in three wood choices. They were black walnut, mahogany and oak. One also had several choices in terms of the movement design. They offered a striking option as well as spring or weight power.
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