This one-weight Vienna regulator has an oak case. The dial says “Bau, Wein”. “Wein” means “Vienna”. (The maker’s name may be “W. Bauer” as in another clock , because part of the lettering has been washed off.)
The word “Posteigentum” is stamped into the bottom of the door. Online translators say that Posteigentum means Post Property. The heavy hands and numerals suggest that it was a public clock.
The oak case is 41 inches tall and 13 3/4 inches wide. The dial’s minute track is 6 3/16 outside diameter, and the minute hand is 3 1/8 inches long.
The movement is simple and well-finished. The one-piece anchor may show that it was actually made in Vienna. The wooden pendulum rod provides some temperature compensation. (A pendulum with a plain metal rod has a large temperature error.) There is no maintaining power, causing the clock to stop or run backward during winding.
Repair job 6119. I disassembled and cleaned it, and smooth broached the pivot holes. I installed a new gut weight line. The weight looks like a replacement, and the pulley is a new one I installed (it had a replacement pulley that was very small, stressing the weight line).
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