Here’s a great old one-day OG clock that I repaired. The label says:
Henry C. Smith’s
Here are a couple of clues to its age:
- 1865 or older because the town is Plymouth, not Thomaston, Connecticut.
- The dial is the earlier style with minute dots instead of lines, ca. late 1840s or the 1850s.
The movement is type 7.1 in Snowden Taylor’s one Jerome-type 30 hour movement chart.
The case is 25 5/8 inches tall, 15 inches wide and 4 15/16 inches deep. The dial’s minute track is 7 1/2 inches from center to center of the dots.
Repair job 6548. I polished the pivots and installed 9 bushings. The verge was a poor replacement, so I installed a good new one. I removed the solder from the front plate.
The glass was intact but broken in two pieces. I replaced the missing putty to secure the glass, and ran superglue into the crack to help hold it together.
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