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  1. Peter Planapo replied to the thread Seeking high resolution dial file.

    Chris, I am in the same boat as you, needing to make up a vector or TIFF file of the dial to send to a transfer printer or a screen...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 5:16 PM
  2. Peter Planapo posted a new thread.

    Coventry Astral fusee dating? and chain or gut?

    Hi all, I just got this Coventry Astral clock with a 14" dial and an oak case. I understand after 1930 Astrals bore the name Smiths....

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    Forum: General Clock Discussions

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  3. Peter Planapo replied to the thread Dial paint cracked and crazed... stabilise or restore?.

    The case is pretty good and needs little more than a cleanup of a century of smoke and atmospheric grime and the inevitable tiny spots...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:32 AM
  4. Peter Planapo replied to the thread Dial paint cracked and crazed... stabilise or restore?.

    Thanks Chris, I think I'm with you guys in wanting to keep originality. I have spoken to a well-respected dial restorer who said he...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 5:01 PM
  5. Peter Planapo replied to the thread Dial paint cracked and crazed... stabilise or restore?.

    Well it seems to be the consensus to save the dial and stabilise the rot. I think it looks its age now, while looking brand new would be...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 12:16 PM
  6. Peter Planapo posted a new thread.

    Dial paint cracked and crazed... stabilise or restore?

    Hi all, This is my new 14" dial clock, 18" overall, with a pre-Smith Coventry Astral fusee pendulum movement dating it to 1910-1930....

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    Forum: Reverse Glass and Dial Painting

    Feb 26, 2020 at 9:31 AM