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Junghans One-Weight Vienna Regulator

July 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Junghans One-Weight Vienna Regulator

This “Vienna” regulator by Junghans has an oak case 40 1/2 inches tall and 13 1/2 inches wide. The enamel dial is marked “W. Bauer, Wein” on the center portion (Wein means Vienna). This must be the seller (or was added later) as the movement was made in Germany. The dial’s minute track is 6 […]

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Last updated July 8, 2013

Sessions Regulator No. 5

July 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sessions Regulator No. 5

I recently repaired this Sessions Regulator No. 5 wall clock. The mahogany-finished case is 50 inches tall and 19 1/2 inches wide. The dial is paper, and the minute hand is 5 7/16 inches long. The clock is listed in the Sessions 1915 catalog, and was also available in oak. The clock has a second […]

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Last updated July 21, 2012

Schatz Painted 400 Day Clocks with Diamond Dial

July 5, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Painted 400 Day Clocks with Diamond Dial

I recently repaired a maroon and a turquoise Schatz standard 400 day clock with diamond-shaped dial. Both of these clocks have a painted base, pendulum, pillars and dial with brass trim. The dials have an image in center of two people lighting Japanese lanterns. I repaired a black one of the same style in 2009. […]

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Last updated July 5, 2012

Schatz Bermuda Coach 400 Day Clock, Early Style (November 1954)

June 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Bermuda Coach 400 Day Clock, Early Style (November 1954)

I recently repaired this Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 day clock. It is an older version of the clock in my earlier post. This example has glass panels in the cover (instead of plastic), and the core of the base is steel (instead of Bakelite) with brass over it. The movement fastens from the top instead […]

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Last updated June 15, 2012

Seth Thomas Small Mantel Clock with B-48-J Movement

June 13, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Seth Thomas Small Mantel Clock with B-48-J Movement

This cute little Seth Thomas mantel clock is 9 13/16 inches tall and 7 3/8 inches wide. It has a white enamel dial, and the minute hand is 1 3/4  long. It strikes the hour and half-hour. The model B-48-J movement in this clock looks like a forerunner of the No. 120 movement in my […]

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Last updated June 13, 2012

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock with No. 120 Movement

June 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock with No. 120 Movement

This tambour mantel clock uses the Seth Thomas No. 120 movement, a round 8-day time and strike movement introduced in the 1920s. This movement is smaller than the more common No. 89 movement. The clock is 20 1/8 inches wide and 8 3/4 inches tall. and has a dial of silvered brass with engraved numerals. […]

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Last updated June 12, 2012

Gufa 400 Day Clock

June 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Gufa 400 Day Clock

I recently repaired this standard size 400 day clock that says “Gufa” on the dial and “Gutenbacher Uhrenfabrik” on the back. I hadn’t seen the name Gufa before, here is what the “Horolovar 400 Day Clock Repair Guide, 1991”, Appendix 62, page 217, says:  “(1208) This plate and 1014B were stamped with the same dies. […]

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Last updated June 11, 2012

Black Finish Kundo 400 Day Clock

June 5, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Black Finish Kundo 400 Day Clock

I’ve never seen this style of 400 day clock before. The case has a painted black finish made to simulate hammered cast iron. See more photos. The movement is a regular Kundo miniature 400 day clock movement. One of my joys as a clock repairer is seeing all these wonderful types of clocks. Job 5784. […]

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Last updated July 22, 2012

1930 Gilbert Bim-Bam Tambour Mantel Clock

May 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
1930 Gilbert Bim-Bam Tambour Mantel Clock

This Gilbert tambour mantel clock does bim-bam strike on the hour and one single-note strike on the half-hour. The movement has “30” stamped on the back, identifying the year of manufacture as 1930. The case is 20 3/4 inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall. The dial is made of aluminum with embossed numerals. The […]

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Last updated June 4, 2012

Ingraham “Doric” Shelf Clock

May 2, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Ingraham “Doric” Shelf Clock

Here’s an example of the Ingraham “Doric” shelf clock. Ingraham made this model for years, around the 1860s to 1880s. There is a patent date on the dial pan in which is lightly stamped and unreadable. The lower glass originally had a reverse painting. The movement is 8-day and strikes the hours on a coil […]

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Last updated April 20, 2012

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, ca. 1951 – 1952

May 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, ca. 1951 – 1952

I really like these Schatz 400 day clocks with Roman numerals. I’ve shown this model before, but I like it so much that here is one I just repaired. The dial has the Schatz logo, and the movement has no date, so it was made ca. 1951 – 1952. I polished the base and pillars. […]

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Last updated July 4, 2012

Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 Day Clock

April 30, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 Day Clock

This is a Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 day clock. It has the Schatz miniature 400 day clock movement (Horolovar back plate no. 1013a) and a date of 9 55 (September 1955) on the back. The height including the handle is 8 1/2 inches. The front and side panels are plastic. The brass rear panel has a […]

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Last updated April 17, 2012

Seth Thomas Electric Chiming Mantel Clock – Simsbury-1 E

April 29, 2012 | By | 6 Replies More
Seth Thomas Electric Chiming Mantel Clock – Simsbury-1 E

This Seth Thomas electric mantel clock plays Westminster chimes each quarter-hour, and strikes the hour. It has 4 chime rods mounted to a case iron base. This clock uses the General Time M4 motor, which was made from 1948 through the early 1960s. The date code 11 49 is on the motor and 4913 is […]

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Last updated April 17, 2012

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Silvered Embossed Brass Dial

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock, Silvered Embossed Brass Dial

Here’s another classic tambour mantel clock by Seth Thomas, this one in a dark mahogany case. The dial is a brass sheet with embossed numerals, lettering and time track that has been matte silver plated. The hands are the modern “ST” pattern (S on the minute hand and T on the hour hand). The 8-day […]

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Last updated April 17, 2012