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Copper, Nickel and Brass 400 Day Clocks

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Copper, Nickel and Brass 400 Day Clocks

Most 400 day clocks have a round brass base that is polished and lacquered. Some nickel-plated 400 day clocks were made. These are uncommon, and I see only 1 or 2 of these per year in my repair shop. I recently repaired a copper plated Schatz 400 day clock! It is the only one I […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock Made about 1950

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Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock Made about 1950

This Kundo standard-sized 400 day clock has a nickel plated finish instead of the common plain brass. It has a wide-plate movement so I believe it was made on the early 1950s. The back plate has no name, just the Kundo logo in a circle. It uses a 0.0032 inch thick suspension spring. I didn’t […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Copper Plated 400 Day Clock

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Schatz Copper Plated 400 Day Clock

This is the most unusal Schatz 400 day clock I’ve seen – it has a copper plated finish. It is the only one I’ve see in all my years of collecting and repairing clocks. When the clock came in for repair, the finish on the base had been damaged by attempted polishing. The movement and […]

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Last updated July 3, 2012

Kundo Standard 400 Day Clock

August 27, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Kundo Standard 400 Day Clock

This is one of the most often seen 400 day clocks: the Kundo standard with brass base, glass dome (5 1/2 by 11 inches) and enamel dial. The Kundo is a well-made clock and will last for many years. This one is about 56 years old and still going strong. In the repair process, I […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Square Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

August 16, 2011 | By | 9 Replies More
Schatz Square Dial 400 Day Clock, 1953

I recently repaired this square dial Schatz 400 day clock made in November 1953. I cleaned the movement, polished the pivots and the anchor pin, and replaced the suspension spring. These clocks use a 0.004 inch thick Horolovar suspension spring. I also polished and lacquered the base and pillars. The square dial clock is not […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard No Name 400 Day Clock, ca. 1949, with Instructions

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Schatz Standard No Name 400 Day Clock, ca. 1949, with Instructions

This Schatz (Jahresuhernfabrik) standard size 400 day clock was made around 1949 – 1950. It has some differences from those made around 1950 – 1951. The “early” features include: No name on the dial; short sliding tube on suspension guard; the dial is secured with taper pins (instead of collars with screw); the minute wheel […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with “Holey” Dome

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Schatz Standard 400 Day Clock with “Holey” Dome

This Schtaz standard size 400 day clock was made in August 1952. It has a special glass dome with a hole in the top for the handle to protrude. The handle has a spring loaded brass dust washer which the dome presses down slightly when it is set in place. The dome is 5 1/2 […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Silver Dial 400 Day Clock, 1954

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Schatz Silver Dial 400 Day Clock, 1954

I recently repaired the Schatz standard 400 day clock with round silver dial (silver plated brass with engraved numerals and decorations). The movement has the date code 10 54 (October 1954) on the back. Repairs included straightening one bent pivot, polishing the pivots, installing a new suspension spring and lower suspension block. This movement is […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

June 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Kundo Nickel Plated 400 Day Clock, 1950s

This pretty and unusual Kundo standard 400 day clock has the case parts and movement plates nickel plated. This clock has the unusual square dial. It was made in the early 1950s. I overhauled the movement. A previous repairer had badly damaged the anchor and escape wheel, so I installed replacement parts, polished the pivots, […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011

Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

June 6, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Schatz Standard Maroon Painted 400 Day Clock, 1952

This pretty Schatz standard 400 day clock has a  maroon and brass base. The dial has a maroon painted outer ring, and the center is cream color with an image of a man and woman seated on a bench. This clock is dated 7 52 (July 1952) on the movement. See the following post for […]

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Last updated August 31, 2011