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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Dating JUF torsion clocks.
    Some info here: JUF at Local Auction | NAWCC Forums Jahresuhrenfabrik top pediment | NAWCC Forums JUF Bandstand 400 day clock |...
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Dating JUF torsion clocks.
    John Hubby posted a good bit of info on 5/29/2010. I've been trying to hone in on that post, but the search engine on the site is in a...
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    Yes, this sort of thing happens. The author did his best to locate and document all back plates but that is a very difficult task...
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    John Hubby's info shows that this logo was used for clocks built in Freiburg over the 1908-1912 range. Kurt
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    I found another thread where John Hubby adds information about plate 1404A. I had similar questions with my clock which had the same...
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    Welcome to the message board! Very nice anniversary clock...nice dial and the columns have similar coloration. We usually compare the...
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Kern Escapement Guard.
    The red lines here represent the top of the back plate. The dashed part indicates the plate goes behind that piece. Rotate this 180...
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Kern Escapement Guard.
    See it fitted to a Kern clock here: https://mb.nawcc.org/threads/400-day-bit-missing.170594/post-1380392 Kurt
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Early Angel Pillar Clock.
    It's a little murky, but Huber actually did make clocks based upon what John wrote here...
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Early Angel Pillar Clock.
    There was a discussion of these clocks about two years ago. The column support is called a Harpy. A new clock in my collection | NAWCC...
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    I google this "grease" and found a few specs like: Viscosity: solid at 40°C Viscosity: 11 cST at 80°C Hmmm...so it is a solid at 40C...
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    KurtinSA replied to the thread Serial number dating.
    The serial number dates the clock to the middle of 1905. Yes, P64 is the pendulum length is centimeters. Others can specify how to...
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    While the arbor is spinning between the plates, rotate the plates upside down...does the arbor continue to spin? If it doesn't you...
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    Maybe! It takes the main spring barrel at least a couple of months to make a full revolution. I don't have the numbers on all clocks...
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    I'm not sure that the movement can be dated by the dial logo...I don't think John Hubby did an extensive review of that. It would be...

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