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Heco Miniature 400 Day Clock (Made by Kern)

February 5, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Heco Miniature 400 Day Clock (Made by Kern)

This is a 1950’s Heco windup 400 day anniversary clock made by Kern & Sohne in Germany. The height, including the glass dome, is 8 3/8 inches. The base was polished and lacquered about 10 years ago. It still looks nice, but has a few small tarnish spots and a couple of dents (the worst […]

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Last updated May 27, 2013

Schatz Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock

February 5, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock

This Schatz standard windup 400 day (anniversary) clock was made in November, 1952. It has an unusual maroon color dial and trim. The paint and brass finish are original, I have not done any polishing as I like to keep things original when possible. There are some tarnish spots on the base, visible in the […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock Dated November 1952

February 4, 2009 | By | Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock Dated November 1952

I just repaired this Schatz 400 day clock. The movement is dated 11 52 (November 1952) on the back. This clock has adjustable pallets instead of the usual solid anchor. Schatz installed the anchor with adjustable pallets in just some of their standard 400 day clocks from 1952 through 1956. Job 4789 Back plate: 1281 […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

1919 Westclox Parts and Repair Manual

February 1, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
1919 Westclox Parts and Repair Manual

In 1919, Westclox (Western Clock Company) published a parts and repair manual called “First Aid for injured Westclox.” I have only a fair photocopy of this manual, but hope to buy or borrow an original for scanning someday. For now, we have put only the general information and repair text on the ClockHistory.com web site. […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Schatz “London Coach” 400 Day (Anniversary) Clock

January 31, 2009 | By | 6 Replies More
Schatz “London Coach” 400 Day (Anniversary) Clock

This beautiful model of Schatz 400 day clock was made from the mid-1950s into the 1960s or early 1970s. Here is one that I just finished repairing. The case is in good original condition. The movement needed cleaning, one pivot polished, and a new suspension spring. Below is a photo of the gears and anchor […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Black and White Dial

January 31, 2009 | By | 7 Replies More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Black and White Dial

This model of Schatz standard 400 day clock, having an picture of a man and woman sitting on a bench in the center of the dial, is seen occasionally. I just finished repairing this one. It needed cleaning, 6 pivots polished (quite often Schatz 400 days clocks need pivot work) and a new suspension spring. […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Kundo Standard 400 Day Anniversary Clock

January 30, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Kundo Standard 400 Day Anniversary Clock

I just repaired this Kundo standard 400 day clock. Below is a photo of the gears and anchor before the back plate was put on, photos of the complete clock, and videos of the escapement and the complete clock. Job 4779 Back plate: 1004 Suspension unit: 3C Suspension spring: 0.0032 inches Share this post:

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Kundo “Louvre” Style 400 Day Clock

January 30, 2009 | By | 3 Replies More
Kundo “Louvre” Style 400 Day Clock

I recently repaired this beautiful clock. It is 15 inches tall (not including the glass dome), and uses a Kundo standard 400 day clock movement. Job 4777 Back plate: similar to 1367 but has no text, just the logo Suspension unit: 1 Suspension spring: 0.0032 inches Share this post:

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Diamond Dial

January 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Diamond Dial

I just repaired this clock. I polished 6 pivots and replaced the suspension spring. Here are the gears and anchor before the back plate was put on, and the complete clock: Here is a video of the escapement action: Here is the entire clock operating (with background chime accompaniment: Job 4780 Back plate: 1404 Suspension […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock

January 24, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock

Here is a Kundo miniature 400 day clock that I just finished giving a general service and repair. The pivots were in good condition, but it needed cleaning and a suspension spring replacement. The photo below shows the gears and anchor before the back plate was put on, and the complete clock: Here is a […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Seth Thomas 8 Day Four Sided Top Shelf Clock

January 21, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Seth Thomas 8 Day Four Sided Top Shelf Clock

I recently overhauled this Seth Thomas shelf clock. This clock has an excellent movement design, as it runs very efficiently, allowing the use of thin mainsprings to reduce wear. Both the time and strike mainsprings in this clock are the original springs, and measure 11/16 inch wide and 0.015 inches thick. This is much thinner […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Another 1950’s Regula 8 Day Cuckoo Clock Movement

January 16, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Another 1950’s Regula 8 Day Cuckoo Clock Movement

I just overhauled another 8 day cuckoo clock from the 1950’s with a Regula movement. This one is interesting in that the back of the movement is labeled “Hubert Herr, Triberg” beneath the Regula logo. Later, Hebert Herr manufactured his own movements in competition with Regula. This movement differs from the previous one in having […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009

Instructions for Japanese Quartz Chime Clock Movement Model MT-13005

January 11, 2009 | By | 50 Replies More
Instructions for Japanese Quartz Chime Clock Movement Model MT-13005

Movement model number MT-13005, made in Japan. This movement has a number of buttons for setting the time and chime, below are scans of the four page instruction sheet. The movement dimensions are 4 inches by 3 7/16 inches. The instruction sheet has a date code 79.5.1 (May 1, 1979). The back of the movement […]

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Last updated July 1, 2016

1950’s Regula Cuckoo Clock Movement

January 10, 2009 | By | 4 Replies More
1950’s Regula Cuckoo Clock Movement

I just overhauled a 1950’s cuckoo clock with a Regula 8 day movement.This older movement is different from the modern one, so I am illustrating it here. This movement needed to have the pivots polished and bushings installed. The pivots were not too badly worn, but some appeared to not have been well polished when […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009