I thought it would be fun to show all the parts of this movement. In the first photo it has been disassembled and is ready for cleaning. You can tell it needs cleaning by the black deposits on the pivots (the ends of the gear shafts that turn in the holes in the brass movement plates). Many of the parts are strung on wires for convenience in cleaning. Parts such as the hands, chains and hammer heads are not put in the cleaning fluid.
This movement plays Westminster chimes on each quarter hour, and strikes the number of each hour after the hour chime. The time gear train is in the center, chiming on the right, and hour striking on the left. A clock that chimes has about twice as many parts as one with just hour and half-hour striking.
Many of the pivots needed polishing to remove wear, and I installed 19 bushings to correct for wear in the pivot holes.
The movement is labeled at the bottom:
Gravely Furn. Co. Inc.
Martinsville, VA USA
Made in Germany
No ()) Jewels
PL 85 CM
This movement goes to a Ridgeway grandfather clock.
Repair job 4968.
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