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Schatz Standard No Name 400 Day Clock, ca. 1949, with Instructions

July 4, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Schatz Standard No Name 400 Day Clock, ca. 1949, with Instructions

This Schatz (Jahresuhernfabrik) standard size 400 day clock was made around 1949 – 1950. It has some differences from those made around 1950 – 1951. The “early” features include: No name on the dial; short sliding tube on suspension guard; the dial is secured with taper pins (instead of collars with screw); the minute wheel […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Kundo Miniature Painted 400 Day Clock

June 30, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Kundo Miniature Painted 400 Day Clock

This pretty little Kundo 400 day clock is 8 7/16 inches tall without the dome. The ivory color base and pillars have flowers painted on them. It was made in the 1950s. The movement is Horolovar back plate no. 1381, and I installed a 0.0024 inch thick Horolovar suspension spring (the 0.0023 inch springs I […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock with Brass and Glass Case

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Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock with Brass and Glass Case

This beautiful clock dates from the 1950s, and has glass in the front and sides. This clock has the Kundo miniature movement, classified as Horolovar back plate no. 1407A. It uses a .0023 inch thick suspension spring. See more photos. Repair job 5469. Share this post:

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Suspension Springs for Schatz and Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clocks

June 11, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
Suspension Springs for Schatz and Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clocks

On several previous posts, I noted that some Schatz miniature 400 day clocks (model 53 movement) needed a 0.0024 inch thick suspension spring (whereas the Horolovar 400 Day Clock Repair Guide specifies a 0.0023 inch spring). I just experienced this again – this week I repaired a Schatz “London Coach” 400 day clock (which has […]

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Last updated December 6, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with “Holey” Dome

June 10, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with “Holey” Dome

This Schtaz standard size 400 day clock was made in August 1952. It has a special glass dome with a hole in the top for the handle to protrude. The handle has a spring loaded brass dust washer which the dome presses down slightly when it is set in place. The dome is 5 1/2 […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Silver Dial 400 Day Clock, 1954

June 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Schatz Silver Dial 400 Day Clock, 1954

I recently repaired the Schatz standard 400 day clock with round silver dial (silver plated brass with engraved numerals and decorations). The movement has the date code 10 54 (October 1954) on the back. Repairs included straightening one bent pivot, polishing the pivots, installing a new suspension spring and lower suspension block. This movement is […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

June 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

This pretty and unusual Kundo standard 400 day clock has the case parts and movement plates nickel plated. This clock has the unusual square dial. It was made in the early 1950s. I overhauled the movement. A previous repairer had badly damaged the anchor and escape wheel, so I installed replacement parts, polished the pivots, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

June 6, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
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 No Name Roman Numeral Dial

June 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
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

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
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