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    A faceless wooden wheel clock from central Europe

    Jim, Thanks for the new photos. The more I see from your clock, more alien it results to me! About the iron teeth, I supposed that they were together forming a ring, but now it seems to me that they are individually set into the wooden gears. Is it so? A killer clock, Ralph! How much we all miss...
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    A faceless wooden wheel clock from central Europe

    Hi Jim, Many thanks for PMing me on your very interesting movement! Unfortunately, I'm afraid that I share with you my (by far) main source on German area Holzräderuhren, Schaaf's book:cuckoo: That said, I'll just dare to say that the dovetailed construction of the backboard, plus no traces of...
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    Printer for Silas Hoadley

    Mike, other members with more knowledge will tell you more details on your very interesting clock. For the moment, the drills on the hour cannon are original features. Your movement is a short drop one, designed to fit a shorter case (I'm not saying it isn't original to your case) and on those...
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    Barnes and Bartholomew label

    Somewhat ugly but in fine condition. I would keep it without any doubt. Aitor
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    Barnes and Bartholomew label

    Abe, I would NEVER replace an original label, specially if it is still legible, but it is up to you. Posting a pic would help raising opinions.:) Aitor
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    Help with PHS shelf cuckoo clock!

    Well, now that the clock is ticking and cuckooing, I've begun to feel the urge to have this project (at last) finished:eek: As it seems I'll (probably) never find a clear pic of the desired lower fence:glasses:, I've made up my mind and designed a 'version' of it out of the meagre information...
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    First Pillar and Scroll Seth Thomas

    Many thanks, Tommy. I wish you a happy Thanksgiving day, too!:) Aitor
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    First Pillar and Scroll Seth Thomas

    Sorry, Tommy: 'Two piece construction' means 'cast in two halves' and soldered together (i.e. having a vertical seam). Your finials are of the correct Seth Thomas design, but they are modern reproductions, made of two or three parts turned on the lathe and then screwed on a threaded iron shank...
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    尺時計 Shaku Dokei

    I've been lately distracted designing the missing lower fence for my Haas shelf cuckoo and could barely expect so much activity on this thread after nearly four years :eek: Moreover, folks, many thanks, but you're overwhelmingly opthimistic about my capabilities...:oops: I don't have the...
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    尺時計 Shaku Dokei

    Many thanks, Tommy!:) Undoubtedly it is (and will remain so) my most exotic catch:cool: Aitor
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    Ithaca " Favorite."

    Haha, the MB gremlin must have returned form its holidays...;) Aitor
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    Ithaca " Favorite."

    Hey, I had posted thrice, twice accidentally, and the only real one seems to have disappeared...:confused: Nevermind, it said: 'Good hunt, Tommy!' :) Aitor
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    Ithaca " Favorite."

    Again... Aitor
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    Ithaca " Favorite."

    Loose trigger, sorry... Aitor
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    Comtoise clock with phases of the Moon

    That's it, Nick: a jump every 24 hours:) Aitor
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