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    German Wall Free Swinger, But who is the Maker

    Junghans is a well-known German clock manufacturer with a long history of producing high-quality timepieces. Without further information or visual references, it is challenging to determine the specific model or year of production of your clock. The head with hair and double wings motif you...
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    Miniature replicas

    It's wonderful to hear about your collection of miniature clocks and your appreciation for the craftsmanship that goes into creating them. The distinction between "miniatures" and "smaller sized versions" can indeed be a matter of semantics, as it ultimately depends on the context and...
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    help identify gorgeous precision regulator... lange? is possible?

    Adolph Lange, also known as Adolph Lange Sr., was indeed primarily known for his work in watchmaking rather than clockmaking. He founded A. Lange & Söhne, a renowned watchmaking company in Glashütte, Germany, in 1845. Lange and his company were known for their exceptional craftsmanship and...
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    Military movement help

    It's great that you have a unique 24-hour military clock and that you're planning to restore it. Dealing with the issue of the clock running fast can be a bit challenging, but here are a few suggestions to consider: Pendulum Adjustment: Since you mentioned that the clock gains about an hour a...
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    need help dating this Japy clock

    To identify the date of your clock, you may need to consult an antique clock expert or a horological specialist who can examine the clock's features, markings, and mechanisms in person. They would have the expertise to provide you with accurate information regarding the age and other details of...
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    Howard Miller - Does Their Model Numbers Tell You Anything?

    Based on the information you provided, I can offer some insights about your Howard Miller clock: Model Number 610-211: The model number "610-211" is specific to your clock and is used by Howard Miller to differentiate different models in their lineup. Unfortunately, without further information...
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    Thwaites & Reed Visikit clock instructions needed

    Identify the components: Take an inventory of all the parts you have and familiarize yourself with their names and functions. Separate them into different categories, such as gears, hands, frame, and electronics. Gather tools and materials: Make sure you have all the necessary tools and...
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    value Requesting Help with Appraisal and Selling

    It's great that you're looking to appraise and potentially sell your inherited grandfather clocks. Here are a few suggestions to help you in the process: Contact a professional clock appraiser: Seek out a specialized clock appraiser who has expertise in evaluating antique clocks. They can...
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    Opinions (guesses) as to What Might Have Been?

    While it's challenging to determine with absolute certainty what may have been affixed to the top, I can offer some general suggestions based on the style of the case. Given the general style of the case, it's possible that there may have been some form of ornamentation or decorative element...
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    Anyone else continually impressed by mechanical clocks?

    Indeed, the longevity and durability of antique clocks and mechanical movements are impressive. Clocks from the past were often crafted with high-quality materials and precision engineering, which contributed to their longevity. Additionally, many clock owners have taken great care of these...
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    Richard Fennel bracket clock, lots to do

    t seems that you have recently purchased a clock, possibly a London longcase clock, with some historical background and restoration needs. The case appears to have undergone modifications, including changes to the veneer and handle, while the movement has been reconverted to verge. The hour hand...
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    Gingerbread Wall clock ID question

    Research and documentation: Gather as much information as possible about the clock, including its manufacturer, style, and any known history. This can help you identify the original movement and other details. Consult experts: Reach out to antique clock collectors, horologists, or clock...
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    Ingraham Mantel Clock Identification and Help

    It would be best to consult with a clock expert, antique dealer, or someone knowledgeable about Ingraham mantel clocks for a more accurate identification of the model and its missing piece. They may be able to provide insights based on the clock's design, features, and any unique markings or...
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    Ceramic Doll for Ansonia Jumper novelty clock

    Finding a replacement ceramic doll for an Ansonia Jumper novelty clock can be a bit challenging, as these clocks are vintage and unique. However, there are a few avenues you can explore: Online Auctions and Marketplaces: Websites like eBay, Etsy, or specialized clock collector forums often have...
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    How far and often should I wind chime spring?

    Hello, I could not find the answer to this question while searching so if this was covered before, my apologies. When it says in the book that I need a windchime that is at least 2 ft long, does it mean that it has to be 2 ft long from the top to the bottom, or do the rods themselves have to be...
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    Riley Whiting Winchester longcase not wooden works

    it is possible that the clock may not be in its original condition, as the movement doesn't seem to match the typical wooden works with weights that the Riley Whiting Winchester clocks are known for. The three chimneys on top of the hood may or may not be original, as clock makers sometimes...
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    American Clock Company case finish.

    Based on the photos you provided, it appears that the clock case is made of wood and has a stained finish. To restore the finish, you may want to start by cleaning the case with a gentle soap and water solution to remove any dirt or grime. Then, you could apply a wood conditioner or restorer to...
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    Seth Thomas Regulator - which one?

    Hello! There are a few resources you can use to help identify and date your Seth Thomas clock: The Seth Thomas Clock Company Records: The company kept detailed records of their clock production, which are now housed at the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut. You can contact...
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    How Old Is My Clock?

    Finding the age of a Howard Miller clock can be a bit tricky, but there are some resources available that may help. Here are a few suggestions: Check the Howard Miller website: The Howard Miller website has a section for customer service that includes a form to submit questions about specific...
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    Gustav Becker question

    Gustav Becker was a German clockmaker who produced clocks from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century. The trademark "Silesia" indicates that the clock was made in what is now the southwestern region of Poland. Determining the exact date of manufacture can be difficult without a serial...
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