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Setting your clock back from Daylight Saving Time

2014/10/28 | By | 4 Replies More
Setting your clock back from Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time in the USA officially ends Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 a.m. You will need to set your clocks back one hour. I recommend doing this before you go to bed on Saturday night (November 1). The U.S. Department of Transportation also reminds Americans to change the batteries in their smoke detectors […]

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Last updated 2014/10/29

Repairing the M4 Motor in Seth Thomas Electric Chime Clocks

2014/10/25 | By | Reply More
Repairing the M4 Motor in Seth Thomas Electric Chime Clocks

I recently repaired a Seth Thomas Legacy 2 E electric clock with Westminster chime. This is an older example of the “Legacy” (made in 1953) in a beautiful walnut case with nice figure to it. The dial is made of engraved and silvered brass. The case is 14 3/8 inches tall with handle and 12 […]

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Last updated 2014/10/24

Seth Thomas Electric Steeple Clock with Hour and Half-Hour Striking, 1947

2014/10/23 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Electric Steeple Clock with Hour and Half-Hour Striking, 1947

I repaired this Seth Thomas electric steeple clock earlier this year. It strikes the hour and half-hour on one rod. The model number on the back of the case is E503-000. The clock is 14 5/16 inches tall and 9 1/16 inches wide. The dial’s minute track is 5 inches outside diameter, and the minute […]

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Last updated 2014/10/21

Seth Thomas Small Mahogany Adamantine Mantel Clock

2014/10/22 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Small Mahogany Adamantine Mantel Clock

Here is a beautiful Seth Thomas Adamantine mahogany mantel clock. It is a cute little clock with one celluloid half-pillar on each side of the front. It is in excellent original condition. It strikes the hours on a heavy coil gong, and strikes a single note each half hour on the brass bell. It is […]

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Last updated 2014/10/21

Seth Thomas Electric Striking Clock, Made in 1947

2014/10/21 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Electric Striking Clock, Made in 1947

Here’s a Seth Thomas electric striking clock in a modern style mahogany case. The dial is “skeletonized” so that the wood shows through most of the brass dial. This clock’s case is 8 7/16 inches tall and 14 1/16 inches wide. The minute hand is 2 1/2 inches long. The motor has the date code […]

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Last updated 2014/10/21

Seth Thomas Miniature Octagon Top Clock Ca. 1865

2014/10/14 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Miniature Octagon Top Clock Ca. 1865

This cute little Seth Thomas octagon top shelf clock is only 9 1/4 inches tall and 7 inches wide. The case has mahogany veneer, and the small movement is one-day time only. There is a mirror in the door. See more photos. Repair job 6325. I polished the pivots, installed 6 bushings and replaced the […]

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Last updated 2014/10/20

Seth Thomas “Utica” Walnut Shelf Clock

2014/10/13 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas “Utica” Walnut Shelf Clock

Here is a beautiful Seth Thomas walnut-cased shelf clock I repaired. My customer shipped the clock from Alaska to my shop in Indiana for repair without the door and dial, to reduce the chance of damage. This clock is 22 3/16 inches tall and 12 5/8 inches wide. This clock was made around 1886. The […]

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Last updated 2014/10/12

Ingraham Black Mantel Clock Made In 1906

2014/09/05 | By | 2 Replies More
Ingraham Black Mantel Clock Made In 1906

I repaired this 1906 Ingraham mantel clock. Clocks of this type were popular around 1900 to 1920. Collectors refer to them as “black mantel” clocks. See more photos. Repair job 6256. Movement date code 3 06. I moved the escape wheel on its arbor to engage the unworn surface of the pallets. I trued the […]

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Last updated 2014/09/03

Seth Thomas Lynton Electric Striking Clock, Dated 1949

2014/09/04 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Lynton Electric Striking Clock, Dated 1949

Here’s another example of a Seth Thomas electric striking mantel clock that I repaired. This one is dated October 1949 on the movement, and April 1949 on the motor. This clock is the Lynton Model No. E511-000. The case is mahogany with an inlay strip in front. It is 16 3/4 inches wide and 8 […]

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Last updated 2014/09/03

Waterbury Half Column Clock with Coat of Arms Glass Painting

2014/09/02 | By | Reply More
Waterbury Half Column Clock with Coat of Arms Glass Painting

I repaired this beautiful Waterbury clock earlier this year. It is a 30 hour weight-driven clock in a half-column case with gild and marbleized columns and walnut veneer. Everything appears original – nice painted dial with 95 percent of the original paint, nice reverse painted glass with a coat-of-arms, and a great label on the […]

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Last updated 2014/09/01