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  1. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread Is this a silver-plated dial?.

    If the numbers are engraved and waxed, and the dial copper or brass it is resilverable. However copper is also used as a substrate for...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 5:12 AM
  2. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread American Looking for info on clock.

    I'm not disputing it, I just haven't got anything on it. However googling the name it comes up more in the US than the UK (though that...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:31 PM
  3. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread my first Morbier with oak case.

    I'm not sure it had a case originally as it has side doors on the movement, but the case is very attractive.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 4:09 PM
  4. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread Another Ho Ho Bird..

    Is it really as early as you think? I was expecting something other than square pillars, though I have those on one Graham dated as 1720/30.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:24 PM
  5. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread American Looking for info on clock.

    I have no records for a maker called Wurrington.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  6. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread William Ward of London Bracket Clock.

    I wasn't sure if you had seen that, I saw the dial when I was there dropping off your Goddard so I asked if he had taken a pic.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 3:17 PM
  7. novicetimekeeper attached a file to the thread William Ward of London Bracket Clock.

    Here is the back of the dial, a sign of quality is doing work to this standard where the customer will never see it. [ATTACH]

    IMG_1966.JPG Jan 17, 2019 at 1:02 PM
  8. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread A Wedding Gift to Remember.

    Marriage clocks have a long tradition here, some makers seemed to specialise in it as niche marketing in the 18th century. Looks great.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 10:56 AM
  9. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread translate BPH ??.

    I did wonder that. As it is specifically for clocks and watches perhaps various values are pre loaded.

    Jan 17, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  10. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread Wm Smith Musselburgh Scotland Skeleton Clock.

    I thought I had contributed to this thread but perhaps not. I know nothing about the guy but this one looks the same Reproduction...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 4:40 PM
  11. novicetimekeeper commented on media Wm Smith, Maker/Inventor Skeleton Clock

    I've never heard of him, but apparently his designs were copied. Reproduction spring skeleton clock, the 4" chapter ring spuriously...

    IMG_2554.jpg Jan 16, 2019 at 4:17 PM
  12. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread American Act of Parliament, or Tavern Clock.

    Someone should sort that minute hand out.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 3:06 PM
  13. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread Identify this movement with Arched rear plate.

    I have a dial clock with a fancy cutout, you get all sorts. https://mb.nawcc.org/attachments/226-3-1-jpg.492604/

    Jan 16, 2019 at 7:25 AM
  14. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread American Looking for info on clock.

    I think you are being a bit unkind regarding the contributions so far. We can go a bit further though. The principle hands appear to be...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 4:41 AM
  15. novicetimekeeper replied to the thread American Looking for info on clock.

    There were two Warringtons in Philadelphia. Perhaps you could ask her to look at the dial and see if that is an a and what she thinks...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 4:27 PM