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  1. D.th.munroe attached a file to the thread Maker of this art-deco clock?.

    While all that is true Andy, what I was refering to was clocks stamped Made in Canada with foreign movements contemporary with the OP's...

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  2. D.th.munroe liked Paul H's post in the thread Gilbert Gilbert Ogee Label & Tablet.

    Dugold; Hello! I have studied the Tablet in your Gilbert Ogee and I find it very interesting! In my opinion it looks authentic and...

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  3. D.th.munroe attached a file to the thread Maker of this art-deco clock?.

    I have a few forrestvilles and have seen 100's, also a few marked with this stamp (this had a france marked kienzle) [ATTACH] Edit: I...

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  4. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Maker of this art-deco clock?.

    Of this age there were a couple companies in Canada making cases and putting German movements in them. I have not yet seen an unmarked...

    May 31, 2020 at 6:28 PM
  5. D.th.munroe liked heifetz17's post in the thread Ghost town clock shop.

    I was exploring a ghost town yesterday and stumbled across a clock and watch shop so I snapped a few pictures. It was really neat!...

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  6. D.th.munroe replied to the thread French clock repair question.

    I have seen this alot as well, probably 5 of mine are like that and I just finished a customers S.Marti and same thing, with so many I...

    May 31, 2020 at 10:23 AM
  7. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Nightmare Repairs.

    They do make it harder to convince customers that it takes more than 45mins to clean a clock. I started calling them "Universal Clock...

    May 30, 2020 at 7:59 PM
  8. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Odd lot thread.

    I tried but lightning hit nearby and my power went out at -1. Dan

    May 30, 2020 at 4:15 PM
  9. D.th.munroe liked Keith R...'s post in the thread Odd lot thread.

    Post #743, the watch ran the length of the chain but lost about 10 minutes. I'll send it to Rob and evaluate the movement. I've been...

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  10. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Crystal sizes demystified.

    I'll confirm that I have quite a collection and lots in 3 packs

    May 30, 2020 at 3:15 PM
  11. D.th.munroe liked novicetimekeeper's post in the thread Anon early painted dial 12" Dial clock.

    Painted dial clocks where the surround is screwed to the backbox are pretty uncommon. It is a continuation from the saltbox design with...

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  12. D.th.munroe liked Room 335's post in the thread Lydian Longcase?.

    An impulse purchase really... on the radar but expected it to go for a lot more. That was just before lockdown in the UK, finally...

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  13. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Need help in identifying the watch manufacturer.

    Looking at them as pocket watch movements, by the layout of the movement and the repeat mechanism I would've dated it around 1810-1820...

    May 29, 2020 at 8:44 AM
  14. D.th.munroe liked Jim DuBois's post in the thread Best Bushing Method.

    For a period of time, I was repairing/restoring a number of early and fairly rare woodworks clocks. Several of these clocks were badly...

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  15. D.th.munroe replied to the thread Adams & Perry model 2 No 1753.

    Looking at it I think your right Graham it must function like a Savage. If the jewel was the impulse pin, being that wide, wouldn't the...

    May 28, 2020 at 8:05 AM