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Is it the hour or quarters weight that descends too quickly? You said the chime weight, which to me would be the quarters weight. The original...
Nice catch..... again.
Nice catch Jim..... and you have my anticipatory glands going in wait for info on the other project.
They fell into the right hands.
I mentioned the one fellow in the club who makes models don't don't necessarily operate, like his giant watch movement. Here is a pix I dug up of...
Could it be an iffy solution for a bouncy lever causing failure to latch things up at end of striking?? Just a thought. Would like to see...
Here is another fellow's effort's He is making a replica of a Howard 00 tower clock movement. He also has made a giant watch movement and...
For some reason I could not include this image in the previous post.
I belong to a couple of model engineers clubs in the Chicago area. A few of the members expressed interest in clocks, more in making them then...
I would suggest it was effectively a mock pendulum. Maybe a paste stone or shiny disk moving back and forth behind the aperture.
I think these auctioneers are taking liberties with the dating of the Chinese clocks.
I would say the clock is more mid 19th century, then 18th century. Here is an image of a miniature similar cased clock.
Here is Bruce's, William Fraser's drum grooving tool.
OK, got me,...lol. I was stuck in the horological lane.
I should have mentioned, the maker of the clock I posted earlier, is Nathan Edwards, a clockmaker from Acton, Ma.
On another identically cased...
This is about as wild as they get in New England with inlay.
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RM, as usual, your tangential posting is as much or more interesting as the subject posting.
Care to share your favorite flea market site?...
This is the Chime #1 version of that series, though I don't thnk it has the Willcock movement. It is an 8 bell clock. It has a very...
Bruce Forman, sent me this TER pdf, the publication for the special interest Tool Enthusiasts Chapter. To spur interest and/or let some know that...
Ed Lafond had a grooving tool allegedly belonging to Martin Schreiner. A local collector bought it from his family and since has decided it...