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Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

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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

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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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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with No Name Roman Numeral Dial

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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

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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

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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

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Clear Leveling Discs

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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

Schatz 1952 400 Day Clock – Unusual Styling Features

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Schatz 1952 400 Day Clock – Unusual Styling Features

I recently repaired this Schatz standard 400 day clock dated 10 52 (October 1952).  It has several unusual styling features: The three finials are ball-shaped instead of spires, The base cup is scalloped instead of smooth, The 4 pendulum balls each have 4 ridges on top, The back plate and front plate have a cutout […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with No Name on Dial, ca. 1950

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with No Name on Dial, ca. 1950

This Jahresuhrenfabrik (Schatz) standard 400 day clock, was made around 1949 – 50, and has no name on dial. The minute track of the dial is 3 9/16 inches in diameter. The movement is labeled Jahresuhrenfabrik, and this company was renamed Aug. Schatz and Sohne around 1950 (the Jahresuhrenfabrik name continued to be used on […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Jahresuhrenfabrik Disc Pendulum 400 Day Clock, ca. 1912

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Jahresuhrenfabrik Disc Pendulum 400 Day Clock, ca. 1912

This Jahresuhrenfabrik (German for “Year Clock Company”) 400 day clock has the serial number 112975 on the back plate and was made around 1912. The diameter of the dial minute track is 2.5 inches. (Earlier clocks often have a smaller dial, whereas later, 1950s clocks have a larger dial, typically with a 3 9/16 inch […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011