Dating an antique Gothic Steeple Manross clock

Hi readers, in light of current world events the antiquevintageclock.com family wish to convey our sympathy and condolences to those effected by Covid 19 Dating a clock can be a challenge and often an estimate within a range of dates is the best that can be accomplished. Dating some clocks can be relatively easy as … More Dating an antique Gothic Steeple Manross clock

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Elisha Manross Steeple Clock – addressing spire issues and other things

I am not a huge collector of steeple clocks but I was intrigued by one I found in an old barn. I bought 4 clocks as part of a barn find this past winter (2018). Two including this one are salvageable. The two others are for case and works parts only. $5 for a clock … More Elisha Manross Steeple Clock – addressing spire issues and other things

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The challenges of restoring an Ansonia Drop Extra wall clock when the clock is rare and parts are hard to come by

I acquired four old clocks in a barn find. Two, a 30 hour Ogee and a mantel clock were totally unsalvageable although I managed to take off some veneer, case parts, a movement, boards, case hardware and a few other items. Two others were worth a second look. One is an Elisha Manross 30 hour … More The challenges of restoring an Ansonia Drop Extra wall clock when the clock is rare and parts are hard to come by

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Elisha Manross Steeple Clock – the early days of the American clock

I acquired four old clocks in a barn find. Two, a 30 hour ogee and a mantel clock were salvageable only that I was able to take veneer, case parts, one movement and a few pieces. The two other clocks are worth preserving. Though it is missing some case parts one of them is an … More Elisha Manross Steeple Clock – the early days of the American clock

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