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Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Zodiac Dial

February 25, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Zodiac Dial

Here is an interesting Kern 400 day clock with the signs of the Zodiac around the center of the dial. I overhauled the movement, replaced the suspension spring, and polished and lacquered the base and pillars. I don’t receive as many Kern 400 day clocks for repair as Schatz and Kundo clocks. I’m guessing this […]

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Last updated February 23, 2015

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

Heco Miniature 400 Day Clock (Made by Kern)

February 5, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Heco Miniature 400 Day Clock (Made by Kern)

This is a 1950’s Heco windup 400 day anniversary clock made by Kern & Sohne in Germany. The height, including the glass dome, is 8 3/8 inches. The base was polished and lacquered about 10 years ago. It still looks nice, but has a few small tarnish spots and a couple of dents (the worst […]

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Last updated May 27, 2013

Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Diamond Dial

January 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Kern Standard 400 Day Clock with Diamond Dial

I just repaired this clock. I polished 6 pivots and replaced the suspension spring. Here are the gears and anchor before the back plate was put on, and the complete clock: Here is a video of the escapement action: Here is the entire clock operating (with background chime accompaniment: Job 4780 Back plate: 1404 Suspension […]

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Last updated November 26, 2009