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  1. JTD replied to the thread Trying to learn more about my inherited clock - J Elliott.

    I agree with Jonathan. Y ou haven't shown us the weights or the pendulum but when you have the case all nicely polished, you will be...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 11:49 AM
  2. JTD replied to the thread 2 weighted vienna.

    Yes, I think serpentine Viennas are attractive. I had one that had been painted bright red (!). Removing the paint was quite a job,...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  3. JTD replied to the thread 2 weighted vienna.

    I think you may find that there was a nice mahogany or other dark wood case beneath the nasty paint. The gold painted curlicues worry...

    Jul 23, 2019 at 6:57 AM
  4. JTD replied to the thread Brocot......

    I, too, have always done it this way. JTD

    Jul 23, 2019 at 6:30 AM
  5. JTD replied to the thread How do I open this clock?.

    I believe you will need to unscrew the four silver-colored round studs on the back. You need to use something like the two points of a...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 4:17 AM
  6. JTD replied to the thread New Mauthe Mantle/Buffet Clock.

    I, too, was surprised to see this logo on a movement marked Mauthe. Mikrolisk lists the word Comet as having been trademarked by Mauthe...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:28 PM
  7. JTD replied to the thread Help with identification.

    Yes, that is what I supposed. Tatyana is very good at identifying movements. JTD

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:08 PM
  8. JTD replied to the thread Help with identification.

    I think Tatyana has already told you in earlier posts what she supposes.. JTD

    Jul 19, 2019 at 10:56 AM
  9. JTD replied to the thread Help With Identification.

    Your clock is German. The mark on the back plate is that of Lauer & Kuhn, a company which had a short life. It was founded in January...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:01 AM