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    Quieting a clock

    I'm afraid I wasn't joking, although I had no idea if it would work or not. I've read they used to make special bedroon clocks with the verge pallets made out of rawhide to decrease the sound. I'm just trying to come up with an easy alternative to making a custom verge out of rawhide that...
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    Quieting a clock

    Here's a picture of the movement, in case that helps...
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    Quieting a clock

    I have a Sessions H-style wall regulator (time only) that has a lvery oud tick. I'm a light sleeper and would like to be able to quiet the clock so it wouldn't keep me awake. Is there anything that can be done in this regard? I was thinking of perhaps putting some tape or something on the...
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    Anyone Else Notice A Big "Sold" Price Increase Lately?

    You have to remember, though, if you sold a clock at a regular auction, you would pay at least 10-20% to the auction house. Given that, eBay still is a bargin for the seller in general. Kevin
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    Why so much?

    Looks like maybe a shill bidder ran up the price. If you take the top two biddres out, it would have sold for $81. Kevin
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    Good Friday Clock Find

    You can usally find sets of these weights on eBay.
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    A strange dial of 992B

    Looks like a low quality user modification in an attempt to turn a 12 hour dial into a 24 hour dial.
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    'Wandering' Pendulum

    Also if the top bend on the pendulum syspension rod spring, the one that keeps it on the post, is not straight (a 90 degree angle).
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    Your newest acquisition. Volume 7

    Re: Your newest aquisition. Volume 7 Here's my latest, a circa 1930's New Haven Whitney model banjo. I never really liked the banjo design, but I wanted to get one with that classic look. This one was very well taken care of. Kevin
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    How common were rose gold cases?

    An eBay search on "rose gold" in the Antique Pocket Watch section currently yields 23 hits. Kevin
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    Little Paw Feet

    I too would like to know where to get wooden paw feet. Timesavers does not carry them. Kevin
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    Watch repairers in South Central Pennsylvania

    Hey guys, I'm in need of a good watch repairer in my area. I've heard there is one in Chambersburg, PA and Abbottstown, PA. Does anyone have a name and phone number for either of these folks? Or any others in this or the north central Maryland area? Kevin
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    manufacturer mark

    How about this trademark guys?
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    War message found inside Lincoln's watch

    Do I detect someone who perhaps still hasn't come to terms with the fact that the South lost the war?
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    War message found inside Lincoln's watch

    Check this out: http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/03/10/lincoln.watch/index.html Now if someone could find a picture of the message we could actually read and post it, that would be cool! Kevin

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