Erhard Junghans originally followed in his father's footsteps working as a deer in an Schramberg porcelain factory in the Black Forest. ByErhard Junghans had set aside capital to start his own business producing accessories for clocks and subsequently complete clocks.
Discussion in ' Antique Discussion ' started by bluemoonSep 2, Antiques Board. I bought this small not huge wall clock today.
How old is it? KingofThingsSep 2, I searched online and some forum suggested that A is the first half of the year and 21 is If that's true, it's upsetting. If it was c. I really didn't need to do another dumb impulse buy.
Can someone confirm this information? KingofThings likes this.
I have never heard of a dating system for Junghans and I'd have said it was around , but the use of Wuttemberg instead of Germany might make it post WWI as some German manufacturers avoided 'Germany' as a place of origin for export material to Britain due to anti-German feeling. Somehow the case looks older than 's not only style-wise. It's quite Maybe I'm wrong but that's why I took the risk and bought it, assuming it was late victorian.
Could the case be old and movement newer? The dial is celluloid or something.
Doesn't seem like porcelain at all. I don't know if that effects the evaluation.
The dial is what is called Ivorine, a celluloid material that yellos with age. The actual age is immmaterial, it is not something that a buyer would consider important for a clock of this type and period.
Hi the information I have is. Between or a bit earlier and The logo was a 5 pointed star.
Around it became an 8 pointed star. Around the 8 Point star also had a date.
Your clock seems to have an 8 pointed star and no date. So could be between and SpikeJan 14, A21 is the type of clockwork for wallmounted clocks and existed rather long and in different versions.
FidJan 15, I have six Jughans clocks - always understood the with letter prefix to be the date first half of in this case, a lower priced model. It's typical of clocks they made s through 's. Not sure why one would think less of it due to being versusthey'd be near identical clocks. If they had a good seller they would produce it for years.
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