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Schatz “London Coach” 400 day clock made in September 1955

May 15, 2010 | By | 7 Replies More
Schatz “London Coach” 400 day clock made in September 1955

This is a Schatz “London Coach” 400 day clock that was made in September 1955. These beautiful clocks were very popular in the 1950s and early 1960s, in fact my parents and grandparents each had one that my uncle sent back from Germany. Most of them (including this one) have plastic panels in the case. […]

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Last updated January 5, 2014

Schatz standard 400 day clock, diamond dial, made in 1953

May 14, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Schatz standard 400 day clock, diamond dial, made in 1953

This Schatz standard 400 day clock with diamond-shaped dial was made in January 1953 (date code 1 53 on the back of the movement). The numerals on the dial are printed, not engraved as on the round silver dials. This example retains the original lacquer on the bezel (brass dial surround) and the brass has […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Koma standard 400 day clock, painted with flowers, 1950s.

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Koma standard 400 day clock, painted with flowers, 1950s.

This 400 day clock has a Koma standard movement, but the dial is labeled “Elbico”. Parts of the clock are finished in black paint, with hand painted flowers on the dial, pillars and pendulum. The suspension guard on the rear has 2 “wings” which hinge down to protect the lower end of the suspension spring […]

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Last updated May 9, 2010

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock, Silver Dial, 1964

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock, Silver Dial, 1964

This Schatz standard size 400 day clock has a beautiful engraved and silvered dial (not as common as the regular enamel dial). The movement is dated 5 64 (May 1964). The repairs included polishing the pivots, replacing the suspension spring, and tapping the hole for the click screw (the threads did not go all the […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Kern Miniature 400 Day Clock, Nickel Plated

May 11, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
Kern Miniature 400 Day Clock, Nickel Plated

This Kern miniature 400 day clock has nickel-plated base, pendulum, pillars, platform and bezel. The suspension bracket and pendulum bracket are also nickel-plated, the movement plates are not. It is a newer clock (the owner remembers buying it in Germany around 1972 or 1973) and has a very thin base that warps easily. It is […]

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Last updated May 9, 2010

Schatz 1000 Day Clock, 1954, Job 5167

May 10, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock, 1954, Job 5167

I recently repaired this clock and polished and lacquered the base. It is identical to one I repaired several months ago, even having the same date code (11 54). I polished the pivots and replaced the suspension spring. The original mainspring is in excellent condition, and opened out to over a foot in diameter when […]

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Last updated May 8, 2010

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Cream Color Painted Finish.

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Cream Color Painted Finish.

This clock has cream color painted base, pillars, dial and pendulum balls, with hand painted flowers on the dial. It is dated 10 52 (October 1952) on the back of the movement. Here is a video: Repair job 5147. The movement is Horolovar back plate no. 1281, dated 10 52 (October 1952). It uses a […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Kundo Oval 400 Day Clock, 1950s

March 23, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Kundo Oval 400 Day Clock, 1950s

This popular 400 day clock from the 1950s has an oval base and dome. It uses the Kundo miniature 400 day clock movement with a 0.0023 inch thick Horolovar suspension spring. It has a pendulum locking device at the bottom rear of the movement. Here is a video: Repair job 5144. I cleaned the movement […]

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Last updated March 22, 2010

Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, ca. 1950

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Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, ca. 1950

This beautiful clock was made about 1950 and has nickel-plated base, pillars, movement plates, pendulum, suspension guard, etc. These nickel-plated models are not nearly as common as the standard brass model. Here is a video: Here is a slide show: Repair job 5123. I cleaned the movement, polished 5 pivots, smooth broached the pivots holes […]

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Last updated March 15, 2010

Jahresuhrenfabrik 400 Day Clock ca. 1949

March 12, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Jahresuhrenfabrik 400 Day Clock ca. 1949

Here is a Jahresuhrenfabrik (Year Clock Company) 400 day clock made about 1949 in Germany. This company’s clocks were given the name Schatz soon after this. This clock has an attractive and unusual style of bezel around the dial, with wide front section and embossed decoration. The movement has the same gearing as older Jahresuhrenfabrik […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock Similar to a Schatz London Coach

February 22, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
Kundo Miniature 400 Day Clock Similar to a Schatz London Coach

This Kundo miniature 400 day clock from the 1950s has a case similar to the Schatz “London Coach”. it is 8 1/4 inches tall (including finial). The side panels and rear panel are glass with a molded pattern. The front panel is plain glass. I cleaned the movement, straightened the hand shaft and replaced the […]

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Last updated February 22, 2010

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Silver Dial, Made Sept. 1954

February 19, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Silver Dial, Made Sept. 1954

This Schatz standard 400 day clock was made in September, 1954 (date code 9 54 on the rear of the movement). It has a beautiful engraved, silvered brass dial. I cleaned the movement, polished several pivots, replaced the suspension spring and mainspring, and polished and lacquered the case and pendulum (one of the photos below […]

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Last updated May 24, 2011

A 1954 Schatz 1000 Day Clock

February 19, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
A 1954 Schatz 1000 Day Clock

Schatz (Aug. Schatz & Sohne) made this 1000 day clock in November 1954 (it has date code 11 54 on the rear of the movement). This is the earlier movement style with straight legs. Around mid-1955, Schatz changed the plate design to have curved legs (see this article for a view of the curved leg […]

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Last updated February 19, 2010

Kundo and Welby Standard 400 day Clocks with Large Dial

February 13, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
Kundo and Welby Standard 400 day Clocks with Large Dial

These 2 clocks have large dials with 3 5/8 inch time track (the standard dial has 3 1/4 inch time track). They have attractive skeleton hands. Kundo made both clocks. The left one says “Welby” on the dial and movement. The left one has the type of pendulum used for many years (it has a […]

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Last updated March 3, 2010