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Seth Thomas Electric Chime Clock with Sangamo Motor, Made in 1949

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Seth Thomas Electric Chime Clock with Sangamo Motor, Made in 1949

This Seth Thomas electric Westminster chime clock was badly worn! I think someone cleaned the movement without taking it apart, and the resulting rust acted as an abrasive, wearing away the arbors (shafts). The photo below shows the mainspring barrels when I received the clock: I replaced the following badly worn parts: C1 (chime main […]

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Last updated August 13, 2014

Seth Thomas Falcon Electric Clock, Made in 1940

November 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Seth Thomas Falcon Electric Clock, Made in 1940

This electric desk clock by Seth Thomas  is called the “Falcon”. The movement has the date code 6 40 (June 1940). The case is leather-covered wood and is 5 7/16 inches square. The dial is about 3 inches diameter. This clock uses an interesting and long-lasting motor known as the Sangamo self-starting synchronous. The rotor has […]

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Last updated November 22, 2013