Ansonia Clock Co., New York, NY, "Excelsior" Crystal Regulator with a spring driven 8 day time and half hour rack and snail strike brass movement (with visible escapement and jeweled pallets) in a case the firm's catalogs claimed "of real bronze, finished in rich gold".
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition although much of the gilt finish has worn away over the years. The right side and rear beveled glass panels have no chips or cracks. The front door panel has a small crack in the upper right corner. The left side panel shows some minor chipping at the top right corner. The signed porcelain dial is in excellent condition with no chips or hairline cracks. The center portion of the porcelain dial is a lighter color, perhaps a replacement. The hands are original. The movement is signed.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $1100
DIMENSIONS: 20in x 11in x 9in