The inscription says "Presented by the Sunday school Baptist church in Pentyrch to Ann James on her wedding on 22nd October 1874"
Pentyrch is a small village north of Cardiff.
The church building still exists and there is a local historical society so I may have some information from them.
I attach some photos of my latest acquisition.
The plaque dates the clock to October 1874 (in Welsh).
No maker's name, just the serial number and number 6 on the movement.
Pendulum has a different serial number.
Can someone guestimate where it was made and the maker?
Can anyone provide some information on my latest acquisition shown in photos.
I assume it is German as it has "Made in Baden" stamped on the movement.
Unusually for a 2 train clock it has a silence lever at 3 o'clock.
It also has the letter J stamped on the spiral holder, possibly Junghans...
I attach photos of my latest acquisition, the faceless New Haven clock.
It is in poor state but appears to keep accurate time and runs well.
I have a few questions
1 Approximate date of the clock please
2 It only strikes the hour. Should it also strike on the half hour
3 What is the...
Can anyone guesstimate the make and date of my latest acquisition in the attached photos?
There are no marks on the movement and the case, except the 15cm pendulum length.
numbers 18 10 29 is scribbled on the base which I am guessing could be a date.
I have acquired a J F clock shown in the photos.
The logo has 'Med d' Honneur' stamped on it.
Reading through the forums I understand that J F was awarded this medal at the expo universelle Paris in 1867.
However, the logo could have been in use until 1900.
Beneath the logo very faintly...
I acquired a battered clock recently which will make a nice restoration project., see photos.
There are no markings on the case or the movement.
I am guessing that it is of German origin, probably pre 1926.
It has an unusually wide pendulum hanger and the the way the movement is attached...
Can someone please help to identify and date this poor wall clock and movement.
There are no marks or symbols on the case or the movement, but it is just managing to work although dripping with oil.
Newbie here with a new interest in vintage clocks and finding this forum very helpful and informative.
I have acquired a Haller clock and would very much like to know approximate age.
I have attached some photos.
My guess is 1926 to 1930 although I have seen some Hallers as late as...