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  1. JTD replied to the thread Alternatives to lacquering.

    I have used Renaissance wax quite a lot and I think it would serve very well in your case. It is used by many museum conservators on...

    Aug 11, 2020 at 8:56 AM
  2. JTD replied to the thread $ Molyneux Bracket Clock - Worth Repairing?.

    That was changed earlier this year. We are now allowed to give opinions on values anywhere on the board. JTD

    Aug 11, 2020 at 4:33 AM
  3. JTD replied to the thread Help needed re Thomas Russell pocket watch..

    Maybe should be 'don't do'? JTD

    Aug 10, 2020 at 5:18 PM
  4. JTD replied to the thread Help needed re Thomas Russell pocket watch..

    This would be the retailer - is that what confused you? JTD

    Aug 10, 2020 at 5:16 PM
  5. JTD replied to the thread Seth Thomas Mantle Clock Identification.

    Being in beat and running slow are two different things. First get it in beat, then you can regulate the speed by using the tiny arbor...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 4:27 PM
  6. JTD replied to the thread Ansonia Crystal Regulator springs.

    Yes, that's usual. Some people wind them in by hand instead of using a winder. JTD

    Aug 10, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  7. JTD replied to the thread Please provide information on these floor clocks.

    These are not Viennas in the usual sense, so do not really belong here. It would be better to post new, separate threads, one for each...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 4:24 AM
  8. JTD replied to the thread Lockdown keys.

    I couldn't find them either from the link given. I had to go out of this site and go to www.whitechapel-ltd.com and then negotiate...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 3:56 PM
  9. JTD replied to the thread Lockdown keys.

    But very expensive from what I can see. JTD

    Aug 9, 2020 at 10:29 AM
  10. JTD replied to the thread Identify a logo.

    Yes, this is the logo of Bernhard Paschen Co, in Hagen/Westfalen. The company was in business from 1876 until around 1930. They made a...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 5:28 PM
  11. JTD replied to the thread Bovet Chinese pocket watch circa 18**?.

    I just took the one sentence about AHS from post #3. JTD

    Aug 8, 2020 at 10:43 AM
  12. JTD replied to the thread Bovet Chinese pocket watch circa 18**?.

    Not sure why you think AHS is not operating at the moment. I bought a book from them a couple of weeks ago and had immediate despatch....

    Aug 8, 2020 at 9:29 AM
  13. JTD replied to the thread Oriental Clocks.

    Welcome to the board. I believe your clock is a modern reproduction made in Korea and was likely new when you bought it nearly 40 years...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 3:34 AM
  14. JTD replied to the thread Please ID this Clock Possible arts and crafts style French movement mantel clock?.

    Not quite sure what restoration you have in mind. It's in quite good condition and although them movement is very dirty it would clean...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 5:17 PM
  15. JTD replied to the thread Identifying reproduction wall clock (in aviation style?).

    It reminds me somewhat of a military trench watch. JTD

    Aug 7, 2020 at 3:33 PM