Tag: kitchen

Seth Thomas Giant No. 3 Oak Kitchen Clock in Many Pieces!

August 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Giant No. 3 Oak Kitchen Clock in Many Pieces!

This clock was in pieces when it came into my shop. It had been dropped, crudely repaired, and later dropped again. My father-in-law Barry removed the excess glue and cleaned the case pieces. He assembled it and touched up the finish. I gave it a top coat of Deft satin lacquer. The new door glass […]

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Last updated August 13, 2014

E. N. Welch Walnut Cased “Kitchen” or Shelf Clock

July 11, 2011 | By | Reply More
E. N. Welch Walnut Cased “Kitchen” or Shelf Clock

I recently repaired this walnut cased shelf clock, made in the 1880s – 1890s by E. N. Welch Manufacturing Co., Forestville, Connecticut. The movement is 8-day time and strike. The case is 23 3/8 inches tall and 14 5/16 inches wide. The original painted dial has a 4 7/8 inch time track. The hands are […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Waterbury Oak Shelf Clock with Steel Plate Movement

June 27, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Waterbury Oak Shelf Clock with Steel Plate Movement

This Waterbury oak cased shelf (kitchen) clock was made around 1903 and is called “Amherst”. It is 21 3/4 inches tall (a small piece is is missing at the top, it should be 22 inches tall) and 15 inches wide. The hands are original Waterbury blackened brass Maltese style. The minute hand is 2 9/16 […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

May 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Sessions Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock, 1920s – 1930s

This Sessions oak kitchen or shelf clock may have been made in the 1920s or 1930s. The case form has been simplified from earlier models. The label on the back says at the top: Superior Assortment Manufactured by The Sessions Clock Co., Forestville, Conn, U. S. A. Eight Day Half Hour Strike A metal plate […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

New Haven Walnut Kitchen Clock

May 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
New Haven Walnut Kitchen Clock

Over the past several months I’ve been so busy repairing clocks and designing my Westclox history database, that I haven’t written in my blog! Here is a post about a New Haven walnut kitchen clock, and I shall post some more clocks this week. This New Haven walnut cased “kitchen” or shelf clock from the […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Seth Thomas Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock

November 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Oak Kitchen (Shelf) Clock

Oak and oak veneer case 22 7/16 inches tall and 14 7/8 inches wide. The movement is an earlier version of the no. 89 movement. It is marked “8 1/4” on the front plate. It uses 11/16 inch wide loop end mainsprings (later examples use 3/4 inch wide springs. It can run reliably on thin, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Waterbury One-Day Walnut Cased Shelf Clock, ca. 1885.

October 27, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Waterbury One-Day Walnut Cased Shelf Clock, ca. 1885.

This walnut cased “kitchen” or shelf clock was made by the Waterbury Clock Co., Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. The movement has patent date September 22, 1874. It strikes the hours on a coil gong. The case is 17 inches tall and , and 10 inches wide at the widest part of the base. The paper dial […]

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Last updated September 4, 2011

Ansonia Walnut Kitchen (Shelf) Clock

October 25, 2010 | By | Reply More
Ansonia Walnut Kitchen (Shelf) Clock

I recently repaired this Ansonia walnut cased shelf clock.  Case height 22 9/16 inches, width at base 14 1/4 inches. It was shipped from overseas, and so the door with glass was removed and not sent, to avoid damage. The main problem with the clock was that the strike mainspring was broken, and the click […]

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Last updated September 4, 2011

Gilbert “Navy No. 26” Oak Kitchen Shelf Clock

March 16, 2009 | By | Reply More
Gilbert “Navy No. 26” Oak Kitchen Shelf Clock

I recently repaired this clock. The movement was ugly to start with, because a previous repairer had soldered bushings to the front and rear escape wheel pivot holes (see slide show below). The pivots were bent in the process. I removed the unsightly bushings, removed the solder and straightened the bent pivots. The pivots were […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Gilbert “Lion” Oak Kitchen Clock

November 24, 2007 | By | Reply More
Gilbert “Lion” Oak Kitchen Clock

This great looking clock has the original time and strike mainsprings, and only a small amount of mainwheel tooth wear (about 5%). T: 3/4 wide x .0172 inch thick S: 3/4 wide x .0172 inch thick Label on back of case The 8 day time and strike movement Back of movement My job no. 4501 […]

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Last updated November 27, 2009