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How about when you walk in the house and immediately know one of the clocks has stopped ? :-))
A gentleman I know has a wealth of knowledge and I believe has the 12 inch Wardroom model.
His name is Chester Hicks.
This clock at present is the only Chelsea that I own but maybe it can "squeak" in here as it strikes the ships watch. It has the bronze finish,...
Once the hammer goes down your heart is in your throat as this wonderful clock is now in the hands of the careless and the unknowledgeable and is...
Hi, if all else fails try Soluvar Matte finish, used by conservators and is removable. I have used it in the spray form with good results.
Great advice and I will start tomorrow...not sure if I totally understand the interaction/relationship between the stop for the strike or time...
Hi, I have physically adjusted the gong coil, tightened the mounting screws, and slightly bent the strike rod so that it is the proper distance....
Not the worlds best photos but maybe they will help...................they are on these two clocks.
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Very nice example, I own two of them and they sound the ships bells loud and clear.The arbors/trains are backwards, the strike is the right...
Now that is an interesting alternative....................
They are overly expensive, but if one had shop with the proper tools as you said one could make one,alas I have neither.
Thanks Bruce, this stand would be for my Mcgrane locomotive clock, it has four holes in the back flange/plate. The back plate is 7 3/4 inches the...
Does anyone have a lead or source for a ships clock stand?, I have researched the library and the internet without much luck.