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Kienzle German Box Clock

2013/12/23 | By | Reply More
Kienzle German Box Clock

This Kienzle box clock from Germany has the cheaper type of movement with lantern pinions and thin movement plates. They run for years, due to the very strong mainsprings. If a mainspring breaks, its strength can cause gear teeth to get bent or destroyed. This clock had new pivot hole bushings installed some time ago. […]

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Last updated 2013/12/22

Schatz 1000 Day Clocks Have Excellent Mainsprings

2013/11/09 | By | Reply More
Schatz 1000 Day Clocks Have Excellent Mainsprings

I recently repaired a Schatz 1000 day clock made in 1960. As I removed the mainspring from the barrel, I realized how excellent this mainspring is. It opens very far, showing no sign of fatigue. In fact, nearly every 1000 day clock I’ve repaired has a similar spring. A mainspring like this will last for […]

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Last updated 2013/11/12

One-Weight Vienna Regulator, Oak Case, Posteigentum

2013/07/08 | By | Reply More
One-Weight Vienna Regulator, Oak Case, Posteigentum

This one-weight Vienna regulator has an oak case. The dial says “Bau, Wein”. “Wein” means “Vienna”. (The maker’s name may be “W. Bauer” as in another clock , because part of the lettering has been washed off.) See more photos. The word “Posteigentum” is stamped into the bottom of the door. Online translators say that Posteigentum […]

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Last updated 2013/07/08

Seth Thomas Legacy – 2W Mantel Clock with No. 124 Movement, Made in 1950

2013/05/26 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Legacy – 2W Mantel Clock with No. 124 Movement, Made in 1950

This Seth Thomas “Legacy – 2W” mantel clock with Westminster chime dates from 1950. The movement is the No. 124, introduced about 1924 and made through 1956. The clock is 14 1/4 inches tall and 10 3/4 inches wide. The minute hand is 2 7/8 inches long, with a 5 2/4 inch minute track on the […]

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Last updated 2013/05/26

New Haven Oak Kitchen Clock

2013/05/26 | By | Reply More
New Haven Oak Kitchen Clock

This New Haven “kitchen” or shelf clock, was made around the 1880s or 1890s. It originally had an alarm, which has been removed. The dial has a large center opening for the alarm set disc. The oak case is 22 1/8 inches tall and 14 inches wide. The painted dial has a 5 inch minute […]

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Last updated 2013/05/26

The Ansonia 5-Pillar Shelf Clock Movement, ca. 1885

2012/09/11 | By | Reply More
The Ansonia 5-Pillar Shelf Clock Movement, ca. 1885

This is the Ansonia 5-pillar shelf clock movement. It strikes the hours, and is nominally an 8-day movement, although it will usually run close to 2 weeks on one winding. The plates of the movement are 5 3/4 inches tall and 3 5/16 inches wide. 5 steel pillars secure the front plate to the back […]

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Last updated 2012/10/11

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Printed Aluminum Dial

2012/04/27 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Printed Aluminum Dial

The American tambour mantel clock was very popular in the 1920s and 1930s. This example by Seth Thomas is a classic that uses the reliable No. 89 movement. It strikes the hour and half hour and is an 8-day clock (intended to be wound every 7 days, but will often run 14 days on a […]

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Last updated 2012/04/16

Hubbell? Clock Movement in Wall Regulator Case

2012/03/09 | By | Reply More
Hubbell? Clock Movement in Wall Regulator Case

This clock has an unusual movement that may have been made by Laporte Hubbell ca. 1865. There is no name on the movement or the case. The paper dial is a replacement, as is the mirror in the front door. The case is 44 inches tall and 18 inches wide. The length of the minute […]

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Last updated 2012/03/09

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Adamantine Finish and Bim-Bam Strike

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Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Adamantine Finish and Bim-Bam Strike

This Seth Thomas mantel clock from about 1910 – 1920 has an Adamantine (celluloid) wood-grain finish. The movement is marked “89″ and has bim-bam striking on the hour and a single tone strike (the high note only) on the half-hour. The case is 19 7/8  inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall. The dial is […]

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Last updated 2012/01/14

Waltham Clock Co. Weight Driven Regulator Clock

2011/12/16 | By | Reply More
Waltham Clock Co. Weight Driven Regulator Clock

This beautiful wall regulator has an oak case that is 37 1/2 inches tall and 18 5/8 inches wide. The painted dial has an oak bezel, and the minute track is 11 inches diameter. The minute hand is 5 11/16 inches from center to tip. The movement has thick brass plates and hard steel pivots. […]

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Last updated 2012/04/25