Sessions Store Regulator Clock in Oak Case

June 25, 2014 | By | Reply More

Here is a Sessions wall clock in an oak case. Collectors often refer to this style of clock as a “Store Regulator”. This example strikes the hour and half-hour, and has a red calendar hand that indicates the day of the month.

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The label on the outside back of the case.

The label on the outside back of the case.

Showing the movement.

Showing the movement.

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Setting the Calendar

The calendar hand advances automatically each night, from around 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. To set the calendar, push the long end of the red hand forward to the correct day. Move the hand only during the hours of 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., ( when the calendar hand is not engaged by its drive mechanism).

After a month of less than 31 days, set the calendar hand ahead to the correct day. Do this from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., ( when the calendar hand is not engaged by its drive mechanism).

Repair Work

Repair job 6357. I polished the pivots, installed 13 bushings, smoothed the clicks, installed new click rivets and replaced the round brass clicksprings with round steel clicksprings.


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Category: American Clock Mainsprings, American Clock Repair

Last updated: June 22, 2014

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