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    Questions on French Clock

    I can't make out the name on the statue, but here is a picture. the movement has about 5 jewels, not sure if the that helps with the origin of the movement, but I know the movement is not original. I can't imagine someone would go through all the trouble to replace the movement if the cabinet...
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    Questions on French Clock

    Sorry the pictures don't show more details, I think the clock is better than the pictures show. I believe the case and maybe the dial(maybe it was repainted, has signs of age on the inside) are original, not sure of the back cover with vents, although the metal matches the front bezel, the...
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    Questions on French Clock

    The two set screws loosen the dial and beauty ring, but the movement will only pull out around 1/8".
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    Questions on French Clock

    Any idea the date and manufacturer of this clock? Also, how is the movement removed? The movement looks too large to fit out the back or front. It is very heavy, probably marble, but how do I tell what type of metal, bronze? The only markings are on the statue(artist) and the back door has...
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    How far and often should I wind chime spring?

    thanks Glen, I have cleaned and adjusted the clock and got it working. I found a really old paper inside the cabinet that said turn 6 times, but that is all it says. What you said about it being a one day or 30 hour makes more sense. Now that I have it working I will have to let it run down...
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    How far and often should I wind chime spring?

    I have an electric (electric assisted?) clock movement that has a manual winding knob for the chimes, hourly and Westminster. How often and how far should I be winding this? Can it be over wound? There is one knob for both springs. I believe this movement to be from a 1931 New Haven Mantel...

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