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    French or German?

    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.
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    French or German?

    Hi all 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? Thanks
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    German Clock identification

    Hi I attach photo of the gong
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    German Clock identification

    Hi 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...
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    New Haven clock help

    Thankyou both, as usual very informative. Yes I meant the wire hanging down. The clock appears to keep time and strike correctly but as a matter of interest how do you adjust the the strike?
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    New Haven clock help

    Hi all 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...
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    Make and date of clock please

    Thankyou both I assumed that after 1926 German clocks had to scribe Foreign on their movements and case. So the date at the base of the clock could be 1924. The case certainly looks English.
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    Make and date of clock please

    Hi all 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. Possibly German? Thanks
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    Dating Japy Clock

    Hi All 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...
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    Make and date clock please

    Hi Can anyone guess at the make and date of my latest acquisition please? I have seen a similar dial on a Kienzle and I am guessing pre 1926? It needs some tlc, but seems to be running well.
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    Badische Uhrenfabrik clock date?

    Hi all Can anyone guesstimate the date of a clock I acquired recently. I attach some photos, unfortunately the clock is in bits and in poor condition.
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    Identify square clock please

    Hi all can anyone please identify and date the movement of this clock The movement is German, probably post 1926 as it has foreign on the face. Possibly in a British case?
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    Identify Clock origin

    Thankyou both
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    Identify Clock origin

    Hi all 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...
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    Help identify clock and movement age

    Hi all 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.
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    Date that Haller

    Hi 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...
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