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Waterbury “Sussex” One-Day Shelf Clock, Inlaid Walnut Case

July 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Waterbury “Sussex” One-Day Shelf Clock, Inlaid Walnut Case

Here is a Waterbury “Sussex” one day walnut shelf clock with nice original painted dial. The inlaid case  is 17 5/8 inches tall without the top trim piece. The minute track of the dial is 4 7/8 inches diameter. The hour hand is original, except for the tip. The minute hand is a replacement. The […]

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Last updated August 16, 2017

Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel Clock, Green and Orange Flecked Top and Trim

July 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Adamantine Mantel Clock, Green and Orange Flecked Top and Trim

Here’s a beautiful Seth Thomas Adamantine mantel clock I repaired. The top and trim are orange and green flecked over black. The clock is 18 inches wide, 11 1/4 inches tall, and the minute hand is 2 1/8 inches long. See more photos. Repair job 6786. Movement 89 C. I polished the pivots, installed 3 […]

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Last updated July 7, 2017

Two-Weight Vienna Regulator

July 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Two-Weight Vienna Regulator

Here’s a 2 weight Vienna regulator I repaired. I think that it is German, but there is no maker’s name on the movement. See more photos. I polished or burnished the pivots, straightened 2 bent pivots, installed 6 bushings, and installed new gut line. The movement has serial number 91008. Repair job 6841-1. Save Share […]

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Last updated July 7, 2017

Setting Your Clock Ahead to Daylight Saving Time

March 6, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Setting Your Clock Ahead to Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time in the USA officially starts Sunday March 12, 2017 at 2:00 a.m. You will need to set your clocks forward one hour. I recommend doing this before you go to bed on Saturday night (March 12th) On most clocks, it is okay to turn the minute hand clockwise one hour. When setting […]

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Last updated March 9, 2018

Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day OG Shelf Clock

June 15, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Birge, Peck & Co. 8 Day OG Shelf Clock

Here is a Birge, Peck & Co. 8 day OG shelf clock I repaired recently. Birge, Peck & Co. was in business from 1849 – 1859. The backboard label says at the bottom: “Press of Elihu Geer, 1 State Street, Hartford”. Elihu Geer was at 1 State Street from 1847 – 1849. Thus, we can […]

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Last updated June 17, 2016

Seth Thomas Style 1 30 Hour Half Column Shelf Clock

April 19, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Seth Thomas Style 1 30 Hour Half Column Shelf Clock

Here is Seth Thomas “Style 1 30 Hour Half Column Shelf Clock” that I repaired. There were three styles of this clock, and they are illustrated on my ClockHistory.com website. The style 1 was made from ca. 1850 to ca. 1860. I give more history of these clocks on the following web page: https://clockhistory.com/sethThomas/products/30HourBrassWeight/index.html See […]

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Last updated April 19, 2016

Gilbert “Elia” Walnut shelf Clock ca. 1890

April 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gilbert “Elia” Walnut shelf Clock ca. 1890

Here’s a nice old Gilbert shelf clock I repaired, made by the Wm. L. Gilbert Clock Co., Winsted, Conn. It was made around 1890, and has an 8-day time and strike movement. The clock is 21 inches tall and 12 inches wide. The paper face is a replacement. See more photos. It has the original […]

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Last updated April 19, 2016

Seth Thomas Legacy – 2E Electric Westminster Chime Clock

January 9, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Seth Thomas Legacy – 2E Electric Westminster Chime Clock

Here’s a beautiful Seth Thomas electric mantel clock I repaired about a year ago. It is a Legacy – 2E with Westminster chime. It has a mahogany case that is 14 1/2 inches tall and 10 3/4 inches wide. The minute hand is 2 7/8 inches long and the dial’s minute track is 5 3/4 […]

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Last updated January 9, 2016

Another Miniature Gilbert Mantel Clock – Green Beehive Case

January 2, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Another Miniature Gilbert Mantel Clock – Green Beehive Case

Here’s another miniature Gilbert mantel clock (see “A Gilbert Miniature Round Top Mantel Clock” for the first one). This clock has a green beehive case with floral decorations. The case is 8 1/2 inches tall, 6 9/16 inches wide, and the minute hand is 1 15/16 inches long, with an engraved brass dial. See more […]

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Last updated January 2, 2016

A Gilbert Miniature Round Top Mantel Clock

January 1, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
A Gilbert Miniature Round Top Mantel Clock

Here is a clock with a movement I had never seen – it is a miniature Gilbert round top mantel clock in a red case with Asian motif. It has a cute little time and strike movement with rack and snail strike, and the mainsprings in barrels. The case is only 8 1/2 inches tall […]

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Last updated January 1, 2016

Seth Thomas “Round Band” Shelf Clock Made in 1884

December 31, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Seth Thomas “Round Band” Shelf Clock Made in 1884

Here is a nice, original example of a Seth Thomas “Round Band” shelf clock. Seth Thomas made this model for many years, and the 1863 catalog shows it. The date code 4881 C (March 1884) is on the back of the case. The mahogany veneer case is 16 5/16 inches tall and 10 9/16 inches […]

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Last updated December 31, 2015

Westclox “Dunbar” Electric Wall Clock, Made in April 1941

December 18, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Westclox “Dunbar” Electric Wall Clock, Made in April 1941

Here’s a Westclox “Dunbar” electric wall clock I repaired. The dial is paper on a metal plate, covered by a glass lens, and the case is white plastic with a metal back. This clock uses the Westclox designed M2 self-starting synchronous motor. The red dot on the dial is the power outage indicator. The indicator […]

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Last updated December 16, 2015

Henry C. Smith’s One-Day OG Shelf Clock

December 17, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Henry C. Smith’s One-Day OG Shelf Clock

Here’s a great old one-day OG clock that I repaired. The label says: Henry C. Smith’s Plymouth, Conn. The dial is the earlier style with minute dots instead of lines, used around the late 1840s or the 1850s. See more photos. The movement is type 7.1 in Snowden Taylor’s one Jerome-type 30 hour movement chart. […]

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Last updated July 28, 2017

Seth Thomas Electric Mantel Clock with Hour and Half-Hour Strike made in 1946.

December 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Electric Mantel Clock with Hour and Half-Hour Strike made in 1946.

I repaired this Seth Thomas electric striking mantel clock in a modern-style mahogany case. The movement had a lot of wear, and a pivot of one gear was completely worn off! This clock uses the Sangamo synchronous motor. The date code on the movement is 46-12 (December 1946). See more photos. Repair job 6580. I […]

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Last updated December 15, 2015