Japanese Clock Companies

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Company Name, City, Date Established
   Notes
  Logos (Date Registered)

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Aichi, Nagoya, 1892
  Successors to Mizino, 
  Ai'ti form used during WW2
  Logos:--A05 (1904), A14

Aikosha, Nagoya, 1934
  Logos:--A18, C05

Ai'ti, Nagoya
   Spelling of Aichi 30's&40's

Akabishi, Unknown
  Red Diamond
  Logos:--OBJ22

Akahoshi, Tokyo
  Red Star
  Logos:--OBJ25

Amano, Tokyo
 Logos:--OBJ32 (1925)

Angel, Unknown
  The Choronometer
  Logos:--A01, ANM01

Anzen, Unknown
  Japan Gov. Study 48-49

Arai, Tokyo, 1890-1895
  Entered clocks in Trade Show

Arisawa, Unknown
  Logos:--ANM21

Asahi, Nagoya
  Rising Sun
  Logos:--OBJ41

Asai Tokei, Nagoya
  Occupied Japan
  Logos:--A17

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Banyo, Himeji, 1890-1895
  Logos:--B01

Binkosha, Unknown
  Logos:--B02


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Cherry Clock, Unknown
  Logos:--ANM23

Comet, Unknown
  Logos:--C15, C17

Compass, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ30

Crown, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ27



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Daia, Unknown
  Daia (diamond) Wagi Clock
  Logos:--D02

Diamond, Tokyo
  Logos:--D03, OBJ33


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E. Murata, Kyoto
  Logos:--M01

Eikei, Unknown

Eikeisha (Eikesha), Tokyo
  Logos:--A06, S04

Eikichi Hattori, Nagoya
  (see Hattori, Eikichi}

Eikosha, Tokyo
  Logos:--S04

Eishusha, Unknown
  Logos:--ANM42

Ekubo, Osaka, 1893
  see S. Ekubo

Etou, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ48 (1906)

Ezawa, Tokyo
  Logos:--JCH07 (1896)

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Gato Bros., Nagoya, 1909

Gifu, Gifu
  Logos:--ANM05

Globe, Unknown
  Logos:--G06

Gourd, Unknown
  see Jukosha

Gungi, Nagoya
  Logos:--W01 (1922)


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H. Yoneta, Osaka
  Logos:--ANM06
Hamashina, Unknown
  Logos:--M11
Harade, Matsue
  Logos:--W02 (1911)
Hasagawa, Nagoya
  Logos:--OBJ06 (1895)

Hatakeyama Yokobori, Unknown
  Logos:--H24

Hattori, Eikichi, Nagoya
  Logos:--E02 (1924)
Hattori, Kintaro, Tokyo
  See Seikosha
  Logos:--ANM18 (1901), ANM19 (1899), JCH09 (1914), OBJ01 (1901), OBJ35 (1901), OBJ36 (1899)
Hayashi, Nagoya, 1890
  Earlier Jiseisha
  Logos:--ANM16 (1894), ANM25, H14 (1903), H16, H20, H22, K13 (1908), K16 (1911), K21, M03 (1911), OBJ54, S23, U02 (1913)
Heart H Seikosho, Nagoya, 1906
  Logos:--H04 (1906), H05, H18, H19
Hibi, Keijyo
  (Seoul, Korea)
Hibino, Nagoya
  Logos:--H03, H06
Hikyu, Unknown
  Logos:--ANM17
Hirabishi, Osaka
  Logos:--H15 (1897)
Hope, Unknown
  Logos:--H12
Horibe, Nagoya
Hoshino, Nagoya, 1895

Hotta, Tokyo
  Dealer
  Logos:--H07, H11

Hudson, Unknown
  Logos:--H09
Hyogo, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ53


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Idzumiya & Co, Osaka
  Logos:--B03, J01
Imaoka, Osaka
  See Taisengo
  Logos:--OBJ28 (1924)
Imazu, Nagoya
  Logos:--ANM15 (1909), I03
Imperial Clock Co., Unknown
  Niagra
  Logos:--N12
Ishida, Nagoya, 1906

Ishihara, Osaka
  Logos:--I01 (1896), OBJ02 (1896), OBJ37 (1898), OBJ38 (1903)
Ito, Nagoya, 1911



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Japan Clock-Making Co., Osaka/Gifu, 1896-1902
  Also Nippon Clock
  Logos:--N03 (1897)
Jiseisha, Nagoya
  First Clk. Co., Later Hayashi
Jukosha, Unknown
  Gourd
  Logos:--E06, E07, E08, E11, G01, G02, G04, J02
Jyujishirushi, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ10

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Kakigaracho, Tokyo
  Logos:--OBJ64

Kamar, Unknown
  Logos:--K19

Kamitani, Nagoya, 1906

Kamiya, Nagoya, 1903
  Logos:--JCH05 (1923), M07 (1910)
Kato, Nagoya, 1894-1912
  Logos:--A08 (1901), M28 S18 (1909),
Kawai, Nagoya, 1896

Kawai Machine, Nagoya, 1906-1911

Keiin, Nagoya, 1893
  later Kawai
Kenbishi, Tokyo
  Sometimes Tenbishi
  Logos:--OBJ13 (1914)

KGY Clock Factory, Unknown
  Logos:--N05

Kingensha, Tokyo

Kinjo, Nagoya, 1899-1907
  Changed to Sato 1907
Kishida, Osaka
  Logos:--JCH06 (1896)
Kitade, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ04 (1894)
Kitamura, Tokyo
  Logos:--Y04 (1923)

KO Clock, Nagoya, 1893 (on Label)
  Logos:--K05

Kobayashi, Tokyo
  Logos:--D04 (1902)
Konishi, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ49 (1912), OBJ50 (1912)
Koseisha, Unknown
  Logos:--K09
Kosuge, Tokyo
  Logos:--OBJ24 (1922)

Koutaku, Osaka

Kubo, Nagoya
  Logos:--ANM24
Kurachi, Nagoya
  Logos:--OBJ20, OBJ29 (1918)

Kusama, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ26

Kyoritsu, Unknown
  Mastery? Kyoritu?
  Logos:--M10
Kyoto, Kyoto, 1892
  Logos:--C02, C18, OBJ15 (1893)
Kyowa Mfg. Co., Gifu, 1964
  Branch of Aikosha

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M. Z. & Co., Yokohama
  Standard Clock
  Logos:--M15

Maruhachi, Nagoya, 1910

Maruzen, Tokyo
  Logos:--Z01

Matano, Kyoto
  Logos:--M12 (1926)

Matsueka, Osaka Matsushita, Osaka
  Logos:--M06 (1900), M08, M27
Mazda
  Brand Name of Tokyo Electric
Meifurawa, Unknown Meiji, Nagoya, 1895
  One of the largest long-time companies
  Logos:--C04A (1908), C04B (1921), C04C, M16, M19
Meiko, Nagoya
  Logos:--M21, M22

Meishin, Nagoya

Mi-Ken, Unknown
  Logos:--M20
Mikezuki, Unknown
  Logos:--M02
Minuet, Nagoya
  see Hamashima brand
Mitsubishi, Unknown
  "Three Diamonds"
  Logos:--OBJ23
Miura Clock, Kobe
  Logos:--K11 (1905), O02
Miyamoto, Nagoya, 1909 Mizuno, Nagoya, 1896
  Logos:--M04, M13 (1910), S08

Mizutani, Nagoya, 1904-1910
  Logos:--T15 (1911)

Moki, China
  Logos:--JCH04
Monjiro Isobe, Nagoya, 1906
Mori, Nagoya, 1903-1906
  Logos:--JCH14, OBJ08 (1904)
Muraki, Osaka
  German trademark
  Logos:--F01 (1924)

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Nagoya Clock, Nagoya, 1893-1904 Nagoya Shoji, Nagoya
  Shoji (Short for Shoji Gaisho, Trading Co.)
  Logos:--K24, N01, OBJ69
Namgome Kenshichi, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ46
National Clock Mfg. Co., Unknown
  Logos:--N07
New Home Clock Co., Unknown
  Logos:--N13
Nimaru S, Tokyo
  Logos:--S20
Nippon Clock & Electric Machine Co., Unknown
  See Japan Clock
  Logos:--OBJ68

Nippon Rigaku Ryoki, Unknown
  Logos:--N08

Nishikawa, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ21, OBJ47

Niwatori-Jirushi, Nagoya, 1894-5
  Later Kawai Machine

Nojiri, Tokyo
  Logos:--N05 (1921), N06 (1907)

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Ogawa/Kogawa, Tokyo
  Logos:--C11 (1926)
Oguri, Aichi Perfecture, 1897-1906
  Later Heart H Seikosho
  Logos:--I04, N09, O03 (1922), OBJ17A (1900), OBJ17B
Ohashi, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ55
Okamura, Ujiyamdashi
  Logos:--T16 (1908)
Omura, Tokyo
  Logos:--OBJ34 (1912)Orii, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ03 (1894)
Osaka Clock Co.Ltd., Osaka, 1889-1902
  Logos:--T07 (1890)
Osawa, J, Nagoya
  Logos:--J04

Owari, Nagoya, 1894
  Logos:--ANM02A (1900), ANM02B (1909), ANM03, ANM22, O01, O08


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Rhythm, Tokyo, 1950
  Logos:--R09
Roshan, Unknown
  Logos:--R04
Roxana, Unknown
  Logos:--R05
Royal, Unknown
  Logos:--R01, R07, R08

Ryusuisha, Unknown
  Logos:--R02


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S. Ekubo, Osaka
  Logos:--E01 (1895), OBJ45

S. Misu, Unknown
  Logos:--S30

 

Sakai Kinsendou, Osaka-Kyoto, 1895
  Logos:--JCH10
Sankosha, Nagoya
  Logos:--K17, K27
Sato, Nagoya, 1905
  also Sato's
  Logos:--ANM31, C06 (1909), S09A, S09B, S10
Sato's, Nagoya
  see Sato
Satou, Unknown
  Logos:--ANM09
Segawa, Aichi Perfecture
  Logos:--ANM08 (1916), ANM13 (1917), K26
Seikosha, Tokyo, 1892
  see Hattori, Kintaro
  Logos:--K08, S01 (1900), S07 (1898), S14 (1912)

Senkosha, Tokyo
  Logos:--S11, S21

Shibuya, Osaka
  Logos:--A03 (1893), C03 (1896)
Shikishima, Unknown
  Logos:--S27
Shimomura, Kobe
  Logos:--ANM27
Shin Lee Clock, CheFoo, China
  China
  Logos:--JCH08
Shin Toyo, Tokyo
  Same as Toyo?
  Logos:--C14
Sogo, Unknown Sugiyama, Osaka
  Logos:--K06 (1895), S06 (1893)
Suzuki, Tokyo
  Logos:--S17 (1912)

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Tachimoto, Nagoya
  Logos:--K18, S10, S12
Taisen, Unknown Taisengo, Osaka
  Logos:--T22
Taishodo, Unknown
  Logos:--T27
Takagi, Osaka
  Logos:--T17 (1893)
Takahashi, Osaka, 1895
Takamatsu, Unknown
  Logos:--T18
Takano, Nagoya, 1901
  Logos:--A10 (1910), ANM07, ANM10 (1924), ANM11 (1924), B05, F03, O04 (1912), O10, O11, OBJ11 (1897), T04, T09A (1924), T09B, T24, T25
Takano Metal, Nagoya, 1913
  Alarm clocks
Takano Seimitsu (Precision), Nagoya, 1935
  Logos:--K10, OBJ66
Takara  no kanmura, Unknown
  "Treasure Crown"
  Logos:--JCH 03, T11
Takashima, Kyoto
  Logos:--T14 (1926)

Takatoki, Nagoya

Takeda, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ19

Tanaka, Tokyo
  Logos:--T10 (1890)

Teikoku, Osaka

Tenbishi, Unknown
  see Kenbishi

Terada, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ52 (1911)
Terada Saokwa, Keijyo
  Keijyo (Seoul) Dealer
  Logos:--T01

Tezuka, Tokyo
  Logos:--P01

Tiyoeisiya, Nara
  Logos:--T05 (1895)

Tokohashi, Unknown
  Logos:--C22

Tokosha, Unknown
  Logos:--O09

Tokyo, Tokyo, 1898 1906
  Formerly Yoshinuma
  Logos:--C08 (1898)

Tokyo, Tokyo
  Second Company
  Logos:--T12

Tokyo Electric, Kawasaki
  Mazda logo
  Logos:--JCH11

Tomio, Osaka
  Logos:--ANM12 (1914), OBJ51 (1910), S16 (1910)
Tomoe, Unknown
  Logos:--T06
Tori-Jirushi, Nagoya, 1894

Toyo Clock, Tokyo
  Shin Toyo (New Orient)

Toyoda, Kyoto Toyohashi, Nagoya, 1893

Tsuboi, Nara

Tsuda, Nagoya
  Logos:--T13

Tsukamoto, Unknown

Tsuramaki, Tokyo
  Logos:--S13 (1925)

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Unknown, Unknown
  see logos
Unknown-China, China
  Logos:--ANM28, JCH01, JCH02, JCH03, JCH04, S19
Unknown-Germany, Germany
  Logos:--A13, B04, J01

Unknown-Kyoto, Kyoto
  Logos:--T19

Unknown-Nagoya, Nagoya
  Logos:--R03A, R03B

Unknown-Osaka, Osaka, 1913
  Unable to translate name 3c4
  Logos:--D06

Unknown-Tokyo, Tokyo
  Logos:--H01, H02
Uono, Tokushima Perfecture
  Logos:--Y05 (1925)
Ura, Nagoya, 1909
  Logos:--U01

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Vessel, Unknown
  Logos:--V01, V03


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Wagi, Nagoya Wakui, Unknown
  Logos:--W04

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Yagumo-Jirushi, Nagoya (1908-1909)

Yamada, Osaka
  Logos:--A09 (1907), ANM20 (1907), OBJ12 (1906)
Yamada, Nagoya
  Logos:--ANM04 (1896), C01
Yamaguchi, Unknown
  Logos:--Y09

Yamamoto, Tokyo

Yamamoto, Osaka
  Logos:--OBJ31 (1914), Y06 (1888)

Yamashita, Wakayama
  Logos:--A11 (1916)

Yamato, Unknown
  Logos:--OBJ65, Y07, Y08

Yamazaki, Tokyo
  Logos:--OBJ40 (1903), S15 (1910)
Yashima, Tokyo
  Logos:--Y03

Yasuda, Osaka
  Logos:--K12A (1890), K12B (1911)

Yasui, Nagoya, 1902

Yoneda, Osaka
  Logos:--ANM14 (1912), H13 (1913)

Yoshida, Tokyo
  Logos:--C09 (1923), C10 (1923), S05 (1914)
Yoshimura, Nagoya
  Logos:--Y02 (1902)

Yoshinuma, Tokyo, 1886-96
  See Tokyo Clock
  Logos:--M26

Yung Kong, Tokyo
  Logos:--Y01