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A Grandfather Cuckoo Clock!

April 30, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
A Grandfather Cuckoo Clock!

Here’s a clock I’d never seen before – a grandfather cuckoo clock. It is 83 inches tall and 30 1/2 inches wide. The minute hand is 4 11/16 inches long. The case is highly carved. It has pine tree carvings on each side of the front, a squirrel in the trees below the dial, a […]

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Last updated April 29, 2014

Ithaca Grandfather Clock Repair

November 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ithaca Grandfather Clock Repair

Here’s an Ithaca grandfather clock I repaired in July 2013 (and I did another one last month). William L. Gilbert Clock Co. made the movements of these clocks, as discussed in Ithaca Grandfather Clock with Gilbert Movement. See more photos. Repair job 6121. I polished the pivots, installed 12 bushings, replaced the time mainspring with […]

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Last updated December 22, 2013

Picture of Urgos Grandfather Clock Movement Parts

November 25, 2009 | By | 23 Replies More
Picture of Urgos Grandfather Clock Movement Parts

I thought it would be fun to show all the parts of this movement. In the first photo it has been disassembled and is ready for cleaning. You can tell it needs cleaning by the black deposits on the pivots (the ends of the gear shafts that turn in the holes in the brass movement […]

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Last updated December 19, 2009

Ithaca Grandfather Clock with Gilbert Movement

February 12, 2009 | By | 13 Replies More
Ithaca Grandfather Clock with Gilbert Movement

I recently repaired an Ithaca grandfather clock. Ithaca is famous for its double dial perpetual calendar clocks, and they made grandfather clocks from ca. 1898 until 1917 (when Ithaca closed). This clock has an 8 day time and strike movement made by Gilbert Clock Co. in Winsted, Connecticut. It is spring driven, and is a […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009