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Schatz 1000 Day Clocks Have Excellent Mainsprings

2013/11/09 | By | Reply More
Schatz 1000 Day Clocks Have Excellent Mainsprings

I recently repaired a Schatz 1000 day clock made in 1960. As I removed the mainspring from the barrel, I realized how excellent this mainspring is. It opens very far, showing no sign of fatigue. In fact, nearly every 1000 day clock I’ve repaired has a similar spring. A mainspring like this will last for […]

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Last updated 2013/11/12

Schatz 1000 Day Clock from 1955

2013/05/23 | By | Reply More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock from 1955

  I just repaired this Schatz 1000 day clock made in February 1955. This is the round model, and this one is old enough to have a glass dome (the plastic dome model have an extra piece on the base to engage the dome’s locking lugs). I polished most of the brass pieces, and installed […]

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Last updated 2013/05/24

Schatz 1000 Day Clock, 1956, with 1959 Presentation Plate

2012/01/14 | By | 3 Replies More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock, 1956, with 1959 Presentation Plate

I recently repaired this Schatz 1000 day clock. It is dated 10 56 (October 1956) on the back of the movement, and the front of the base has a presentation plate dated February 8, 1959. The picture on the right, below, shows the gears and the mainspring barrel. Note how large the barrel is compared […]

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Last updated 2012/01/14

Schatz 1000 Day Clock from 1956 with Original Instructions

2011/09/29 | By | 2 Replies More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock from 1956 with Original Instructions

I recently repaired this Schatz 1000 day clock. It is dated 10 56 (October 1956) on the rear of the movement. This clock has its original instruction sheet, with both English and German instructions See more photos. Repair job 5559.

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Last updated 2011/09/30

Schatz 1000 Day Clock, 1954, Job 5167

2010/05/10 | 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 2010/05/08

A 1954 Schatz 1000 Day Clock

2010/02/19 | By | 3 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 2010/02/19

Schatz 1000 Day Clock Made in March 1956

2009/08/09 | By | Reply More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock Made in March 1956

I recently restored this Schatz rectangular case 1000 day clock. It is dated 3 56 (March 1956) on the movement. The movement needed cleaning and two pivots polished. The suspension spring was replaced. The case and pendulum were disassembled, the old lacquer removed, the parts polished, and the parts with brushed finish were cleaned with […]

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Last updated 2009/11/20

Schatz 1000 Day Clock

2009/02/18 | By | 5 Replies More
Schatz 1000 Day Clock

In 1954, Schatz introduced their 1000 Day Clock. The 1000 day clock is based on Schatz’s miniature 400 day clock movement (see Why 400 Day Clocks Run So Long). A larger mainspring, with about 2.5 times the amount of energy storage, is used, but the gears and escapement are similar. The pendulum makes 10 rotations […]

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Last updated 2009/11/26