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Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

June 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

This pretty and unusual Kundo standard 400 day clock has the case parts and movement plates nickel plated. This clock has the unusual square dial. It was made in the early 1950s. I overhauled the movement. A previous repairer had badly damaged the anchor and escape wheel, so I installed replacement parts, polished the pivots, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

June 6, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

This pretty Schatz standard 400 day clock has a  maroon and brass base. The dial has a maroon painted outer ring, and the center is cream color with an image of a man and woman seated on a bench. This clock is dated 7 52 (July 1952) on the movement. See the following post for […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, 1954

June 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, 1954

This Schatz standard 400 day clock has the Roman numeral dial with the standard Schatz logo. The movement is dated 10 54 (October 1954) and is classified as Horolovar back plate no. 1014A. This clock is incomplete but is shown here for its historical interest. Share this post:

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with No Name Roman Numeral Dial

June 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with No Name Roman Numeral Dial

This Schatz (or Jahresuhrenfabrik) standard 400 clock was made about 1949, before they started putting the name Schatz on the dial. This clock has the Roman numeral dial which is not nearly as common as the standard dial with Arabic numerals. I overhauled the movement (the suspension spring was in good condition so it wasn’t […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Black/Cream Color 400 Day Clock, 1954

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Black/Cream Color 400 Day Clock, 1954

This beautiful Schatz standard 400 day clock has a black and cream color dial, and a black and brass base. The paint is all original. The date code on the back is 9 54 (September 1954). I overhauled the movement and installed a new 0.004 inch thick suspension spring and a new lower suspension block. […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Diamond Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

May 31, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Diamond Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

This beautiful Schatz 400 day clock with diamond-shaped dial is dated 6 53 (June 1953) on the movement. I overhauled the movement; and polished and lacquered the base, pillars, platform, finials and pendulum. I installed a new suspension unit 6789. The movement is classified as Horolovar back plate no. 1281. Repair job 5451 Share this […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Seth Thomas Green and Black Adamantine Mantel Clock, Rear Escapement

May 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Green and Black Adamantine Mantel Clock, Rear Escapement

This beautiful Seth Thomas green and black Adamantine mantel clock has the older type of movement with rear escapement. See my clockhistory.com web site for some history of Seth Thomas Adamantine clocks. This clock is 11 3/8 inches wide and 12 1/2 inches tall. The dial is not original, and has a 4 1/4 inch […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

May 28, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Ansonia Porcelain Cased Mantel Clock

I recently repaired this pretty clock. The back of the case is labeled: PORCELAIN Dresden 8-Day Hour and Half Hour Cathedral Bell Strike Manufactured Expressly For The American Wringer Co No 99 Chambers Street New York No. D-. 363 The number 363 is hand written. The movement is Ansonia’s efficient running 8 day time and […]

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Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

May 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

This Sessions oak kitchen or shelf clock may have been made in the 1920s or 1930s. The case form has been simplified from earlier models. The label on the back says at the top: Superior Assortment Manufactured by The Sessions Clock Co., Forestville, Conn, U. S. A. Eight Day Half Hour Strike A metal plate […]

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Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock with Oval Dial, 1928

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Gilbert Tambour Mantel Clock with Oval Dial, 1928

This Gilbert tambour mantel clock is unusual in that the dial is oval instead of round. The clock looks as though a clock with a round dial was stretched vertically! The overall height is 10 1/8 inches, and the width is 20 inches. The dial’s minute track is 6 5/8 inches tall and 5 3/16 […]

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Sessions “Stratford” Tambour Mantel Clock

May 25, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Sessions “Stratford” Tambour Mantel Clock

This Sessions tambour mantel clock is named “Stratford” on the label inside the rear door. The case is 21 5/16 inches wide and 9 3/8 inches tall. The aluminum dial with embossed numerals has a 5 1/4 inch time track. The label has the date 11 – 39 (November 1939) stamped in ink. I did […]

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Clear Leveling Discs

May 24, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Clear Leveling Discs

This Schatz standard 400 day clock is dated 12 54 (December 1954) on the back of the movement. It has a beautiful silvered brass dial with engraved and filled numerals, minute track, and decorative patterns. The unusual feature of this clock is that it has clear leveling discs in the base. Usually they are brass, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Ansonia “Sharon” Cabinet Clock

May 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ansonia “Sharon” Cabinet Clock

This Ansonia “Sharon” cabinet clock has an oak case, an enamel dial, and an 8-day time and strike movement. The case has a top piece that isn’t shown here. The height of the clock (as illustrated without the top piece) is 14 1/4 inches. It is 13 5/8 inches wide, and the enamel dial has […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011