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Attached are photos of a 1952 Schatz. My intention is to clean and restore - as possible - this clock. As you can see from the photos, both the paint and decals on the dial and pillars are in excellent condition. The paint is also holding on the pendulum balls. However, the base...
I purchased recently for a pittance this interesting little clock. It is a curiosity. I have not found any maker’s marks. It is not working. When plugged into socket, motor gets warm with no action. I would like to find a replacement motor. I will appreciate deeply any insights.
The attached photos are of a G. K. cuckoo movement currently under restoration. The movement came without hands or related hardware. As I have never seen such a minute hand tube as this before, I would appreciate your help in understanding how the minute hand is secured correctly.
I do not have Karl Kochman’s book referenced above. Would someone kindly tell me exactly what size tube of burnt sienna artist’s oil paint Kochman states to use in his formula for stain on page 152?
An acquaintance told me recently that her clock would not chime. She asked me to take a look. It was an easy diagnosis - the hammer assembly, hammers, and rods are missing!
The clock was purchased at an antique show a decade ago. An unscrupulous seller did not...
I am the proud new owner of an older cuckoo. Given my limited knowledge of cuckoos, I am guessing it is circa 1875. No doubt someone with greater knowledge will offer a more accurate date estimate.
The carvings are in remarkable condition. The case needs attention as the...
Good morning, friends.
Over the holidays, generous friends gave me their small Junghans regulator. The date mark indicates second-half of 1906.
The husband is an Army veteran. He and his wife purchased the clock while stationed in Germany. It has not run for some time. They wanted to...
Thank you, everyone, for the insights and suggestion.
At this moment, I am in information overload. Nonetheless, as I read and study these and, potentially, additional posts, I am confident you will ave taught me well.
With luck - I will find time this weekend to begin again and experiment...