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Waterbury Tambour Mantel Clock ca. 1920

2012/01/20 | By | 2 Replies More
Waterbury Tambour Mantel Clock ca. 1920

This Waterbury tambour mantel clock was made around 1920. The movement plates are steel that have been given a thin brass plating. Brass bushings were inserted in the plates so that the pivots (steel gear shafts) can turn in brass holes as usual (steel on steel would cause severe wear). See more photos. This clock […]

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Last updated 2012/01/20

Waterbury Tambour Mantel Clock with Enamel Dial

2011/09/05 | By | Reply More
Waterbury Tambour Mantel Clock with Enamel Dial

I recently lubricated this clock, and I thought it was pretty enough that I should illustrate it. The dial is enamel with the numerals fired into it (like on antique pocket watches). It has a very popular type of movement that is used in many of Waterbury’s mantel and shelf clocks. Notice the copper color […]

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Last updated 2011/08/31

Waterbury Oak Shelf Clock with Steel Plate Movement

2011/06/27 | 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 2011/08/31

Waterbury “Crane” store regulator in oak case

2010/11/18 | By | 1 Reply More
Waterbury “Crane” store regulator in oak case

This type of clock is ofter called a “store regulator” by collectors. This one’s model name is “Crane”. It has an 8 day time and strike movement. The case is 37 inches tall and 16 1/8 inches wide. The dial minute track is 11 inches in diameter. The movement has steel plates that are brass […]

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Last updated 2011/08/31

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

2010/10/27 | 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 2011/09/04

Waterbury 8 Day Walnut Shelf Clock, 1880s

2010/06/04 | By | 1 Reply More
Waterbury 8 Day Walnut Shelf Clock, 1880s

I recently overhauled this Waterbury walnut cased shelf clock made around the 1880s or 1890s.This clock has a nice original painted dial. The hour hand is the original solid spade hand. The minute hand has been replaced. This clock movement is known for running on thinner than average mainsprings. Even with the weaker springs, there […]

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Last updated 2010/06/05

Waterbury One Day Walnut Shelf Clock

2007/11/24 | By | Reply More
Waterbury One Day Walnut Shelf Clock

American antique one day spring driven clocks often have mainsprings much stronger than necessary. This can cause severe wear to the mainwheel teeth. Shown here is a Waterbury walnut case kitchen or shelf clock, ca. 1880. The movement has a patent date of September 22, 1874. The movement has the original strike mainspring of 1/4 […]

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Last updated 2009/11/27