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Ingraham Oak Kitchen Clock

July 3, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Ingraham Oak Kitchen Clock

Here is a late-model oak kitchen clock, made December 1934 (12 34 date code on the movement). The oak kitchen clock became popular around 1900 (the walnut-cased models were popular earlier, beginning about the 1880s). Many of the walnut cased clocks have carving, but the designs were pressed into the oak cases. This clock is […]

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Last updated July 3, 2013

Jerome & Co. “Register” Walnut Wall Clock

July 2, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Jerome & Co. “Register” Walnut Wall Clock

This walnut-cased wall clock is named “Register”. The label on back says “Jerome & Co.” Jerome & Co. is a name used by the New Haven Clock Co., of New Haven Connecticut. This clock was originally a “Double Dial” calendar clock with day of the week hand on the upper dial and month and date […]

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Last updated July 2, 2013

Ansonia “La Vinda” Royal Bonn China Clock

June 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “La Vinda” Royal Bonn China Clock

I just repaired this beautiful mantel clock. It is an Ansonia named “La Vinda” in a Royal Bonn china case. The escapement visible in the center of the dial is fascinating to watch. The 8-day movement strikes the hour and half-hour on a coil gong. See more photos. The case is 11 15/16 inches tall […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Seth Thomas Regulator No. 2, Mahogany

June 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Regulator No. 2, Mahogany

The Seth Thomas Regulator No. 2 was one of the company’s longest running models, made from the early to mid 1860s until 1950. This appears to be a later example. The oak-cased model is common, and a few are mahogany like this one. There is no date code on the clock. See more photos. The […]

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Last updated June 24, 2013

A Late Ingraham Tambour Mantel Clock, Made in 1940

June 19, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
A Late Ingraham Tambour Mantel Clock, Made in 1940

This Ingraham tambour mantel clock is dated 1940 on the movement. I haven’t seen one this new before. The movement has been simplified from the earlier ones. The escapement is located on the back of the movement, and there is no regulator through the dial, the pendulum must be removed and its nut turned to […]

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Last updated July 9, 2013

Seth Thomas Sentinel No. 19 Tambour Mantel Clock

June 9, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Seth Thomas Sentinel No. 19 Tambour Mantel Clock

This is a Seth Thomas “Sentinel No. 19” tambour mantel clock . The case is 20 1/8 inches wide and 8 5/8 inches tall. The painted dial has a 5 inch minute track and the minute hand is 2 7/16 inches long.. The back of the movement has the numbers “37-4” which I believe is the date […]

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Last updated June 9, 2013

Saving an Original Dial (Ingraham Oak Kitchen Clock)

June 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Saving an Original Dial (Ingraham Oak Kitchen Clock)

This Ingraham oak kitchen clock had a terrible looking replacement dial when my customer brought it in. The dial was 3/8 inch oversize and covered too much of the dial pan. She asked me to install a new paper dial. I removed the dial, and found a thick layer of gold paint. I soaked the […]

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Last updated June 7, 2013

Ansonia Enameled Iron Black Mantel Clock

June 6, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Ansonia Enameled Iron Black Mantel Clock

This heavy Ansonia mantel clock has a cast iron case with a glossy black enamel finish. The case is 10 1/4 inches tall and 16 1/8 inches wide at the feet. The paper dial has a 4 13/16 inch minute track, and the minute hand is 2 1/8 inches long. The movement is Ansonia’s 4 […]

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Last updated June 6, 2013

Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel Clock, 6 Half-Pillar, Black and Marbleized

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Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel Clock, 6 Half-Pillar, Black and Marbleized

I overhauled the movement and polished the case of this beautiful Seth Thomas Adamantine mantel clock. The case is 18 5/16 inches wide at the feet, and is 11 5/16 inches tall. The dial’s minute track is 4 1/8 inches diameter, and the minute hand  is 2 1/8 inches long. The movement is the No. […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

One-Day Musical Cuckoo Clock, 1950s

May 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
One-Day Musical Cuckoo Clock, 1950s

I repaired this one-day musical cuckoo clock. The movement was made in Germany, and the Thorens music box came from Switzerland. The clock dates from the 1950s. The dial is 3 inches. This is a very good design for a musical cuckoo clock. The main movement has the gear train and governor to run the […]

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Last updated May 29, 2013