Now that I managed to make it work (with a little hint of Uhralt) - I am not sure If I want to sell it :(
I am really fascinated by it now. The mechanics. Its so different: the heavyness and everything...compared to a modern cheap plastic alarm clock.
I think thats the nerdy part in me who...
bytheway the alarm works
...and I tried several things including the shaking and quickly moving the setting knob. And I switched the mysterious "minus" switch to "plus". And now I can here a very soft "ticking". I hope it's not the alarm function which I had to wind up as well.
I switched the...
I am new to this and got this 50ies/60ies Angelus Clock (see pics).
Its not running, tried to wind it up til the end - but nothing.
Anyone familiar with the mechanics? Any hints?
And would a collector be interested in a not-working or a not-sure-if-working clock?
Thanx in advance...
ANGELUS Jahr 1965 | Meertz WORLDOFTIME
(thats what caught my attention^^...but don't know if anybody would buy this)
the problem is I can only see the some offers/finished auctions, but not the value itself (material, age, rarity, market demand...)
how do I know: if somebody sold it for just...
My name is Anne and this beautiful Angelus Clock is a heritage from my grandfather.
Did some research with the keywords "angelus" "1003" "angelus clock barometer.."Horlogerie Bourquenez Basel"etc. and some google reverse picture search. Found similar (but not identical) Angelus...
Hey Bruce, thanks for your reply. Yes, I found those as well. the auction sites need registration to see prices - so i wanted to start here. On of those angelus links brought me here. I think I read in another thread here that the company had to close in the 70ies or something(?)
Thank You, Kevin!
I am new to this forum an though I posted here I am (still) not allowed to post in the value forum(??)
But this is very exiting anyway.
A person, who sold antiques once, told me it's not much worth and the local "purchase and sale" - shop (don't know whats the correct term)...
my name is Anne and this Angelus Clock is a heritage.
I couldn't find any information about the company or the age.
Found similar (but not identical) Angelus clocks which where dated 50ies/60ies.
Number of the bottom is 1003.
Its more than 2,2 pounds.
Measures: 9,5x13,5 cm