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Seth Thomas Dark Mahogany Tambour Mantel Clock, ca. 1920

August 20, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Seth Thomas Dark Mahogany Tambour Mantel Clock, ca. 1920

This Seth Thomas tambour mantel clock is very plain, yet is a great example of an old clock of classic design that will be reliable for many years. It has the No. 89 movement, very reliable and efficient, and one of their best movements, in my opinion. The clock is 17 inches wide, 9 1/8 […]

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Last updated August 23, 2012

E. N. Welch Oak Kitchen Clock

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
E. N. Welch Oak Kitchen Clock

I recently repaired this clock, and replaced the mainsprings with longer, thinner ones to make the clock keep better time and reduce mainwheel tooth wear. The dial and hands are original, unfortunately, part of the top of the case is broken off. The clock was made around 1880 – 1890. The E. N. Welch Mfg. […]

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Last updated July 29, 2012

Seth Thomas Mantel Clock with No. 124 Westminister Chime Movement

August 3, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Seth Thomas Mantel Clock with No. 124 Westminister Chime Movement

I repaired this Seth Thomas tambour chiming mantel clock. It has the No. 124 Westminster chime movement, made from 1924 through 1956. (After 1956, Seth Thomas imported Hermle chime movements from Germany.) The case on this clock is 20 1/2 inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall. The minute hand is 2 5/16 inches long, […]

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Last updated July 22, 2012

Seth Thomas Oak Shelf Clock

August 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Oak Shelf Clock

I repaired this Seth Thomas shelf clock and installed new mainsprings because they had previously been replaced with springs that were too strong. The case is 22 3/8 inches tall and 14 3/4 inches wide. The minute hand is 2 13/16 inches long. I replaced the dial because the original was in very bad condition. […]

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Last updated July 22, 2012

Ingraham Beehive Mantel Clock, 1914

July 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ingraham Beehive Mantel Clock, 1914

This Ingraham “beehive” shaped mantel clock has an 8-day time and strike movement dated 3 14 (March 1914). The movements in these Ingraham mantel clocks run very efficiently thanks to their deadbeat escapement. The case is 13 1/16 inches tall and 8 5/8 inches wide. The dial’s minute track is 4 3/8 inch in diameter, […]

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Last updated July 22, 2012

Schatz 400 Day with Ivory Painted Dial, 1952

July 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Schatz 400 Day with Ivory Painted Dial, 1952

I recently repaired this Schatz standard 400 day clock. The dial is brass with embossed numerals, painted ivory. The hands are thin stamped brass, to reduce their weight. See more photos. Repair job 5833. Horolovar backplate no. 1279 with date of 9 52 (September 1952). Share this post:

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Last updated July 21, 2012

Junghans One-Weight Vienna Regulator

July 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Junghans One-Weight Vienna Regulator

This “Vienna” regulator by Junghans has an oak case 40 1/2 inches tall and 13 1/2 inches wide. The enamel dial is marked “W. Bauer, Wein” on the center portion (Wein means Vienna). This must be the seller (or was added later) as the movement was made in Germany. The dial’s minute track is 6 […]

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Last updated July 8, 2013

Sessions Regulator No. 5

July 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sessions Regulator No. 5

I recently repaired this Sessions Regulator No. 5 wall clock. The mahogany-finished case is 50 inches tall and 19 1/2 inches wide. The dial is paper, and the minute hand is 5 7/16 inches long. The clock is listed in the Sessions 1915 catalog, and was also available in oak. The clock has a second […]

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Last updated July 21, 2012

Seth Thomas Small Mantel Clock with B-48-J Movement

June 13, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Seth Thomas Small Mantel Clock with B-48-J Movement

This cute little Seth Thomas mantel clock is 9 13/16 inches tall and 7 3/8 inches wide. It has a white enamel dial, and the minute hand is 1 3/4¬† long. It strikes the hour and half-hour. The model B-48-J movement in this clock looks like a forerunner of the No. 120 movement in my […]

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Last updated June 13, 2012

Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock with No. 120 Movement

June 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock with No. 120 Movement

This tambour mantel clock uses the Seth Thomas No. 120 movement, a round 8-day time and strike movement introduced in the 1920s. This movement is smaller than the more common No. 89 movement. The clock is 20 1/8 inches wide and 8 3/4 inches tall. and has a dial of silvered brass with engraved numerals. […]

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Last updated June 12, 2012

1930 Gilbert Bim-Bam Tambour Mantel Clock

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1930 Gilbert Bim-Bam Tambour Mantel Clock

This Gilbert tambour mantel clock does bim-bam strike on the hour and one single-note strike on the half-hour. The movement has “30” stamped on the back, identifying the year of manufacture as 1930. The case is 20 3/4 inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall. The dial is made of aluminum with embossed numerals. The […]

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Last updated June 4, 2012

Ingraham “Doric” Shelf Clock

May 2, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Ingraham “Doric” Shelf Clock

Here’s an example of the Ingraham “Doric” shelf clock. Ingraham made this model for years, around the 1860s to 1880s. There is a patent date on the dial pan in which is lightly stamped and unreadable. The lower glass originally had a reverse painting. The movement is 8-day and strikes the hours on a coil […]

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Last updated April 20, 2012

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, ca. 1951 – 1952

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with Roman Numeral Dial, ca. 1951 – 1952

I really like these Schatz 400 day clocks with Roman numerals. I’ve shown this model before, but I like it so much that here is one I just repaired. The dial has the Schatz logo, and the movement has no date, so it was made ca. 1951 – 1952. I polished the base and pillars. […]

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Last updated July 4, 2012

Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 Day Clock

April 30, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Schatz “Bermuda Coach” 400 Day Clock

This is a Schatz¬†“Bermuda Coach” 400 day clock. It has the Schatz miniature 400 day clock movement (Horolovar back plate no. 1013a) and a date of 9 55 (September 1955) on the back. The height including the handle is 8 1/2 inches. The front and side panels are plastic. The brass rear panel has a […]

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Last updated April 17, 2012