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    Hermle triple train movement

    Hello! I am currently repairing a Hermle triple train grandfather clock movement. The numbers on the back of the movement read 83 1161-850. What would cause the second hand to flutter a few seconds at once? I have checked the escapement and it does not skip teeth. I have checked the depthing...
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    My new "babies"

    Hello! I really like some of the styles of cuckoo clocks that are marked E.Schmeckenbecher. Especially the animated cuckoo clocks. I have several wall models and some shelf cuckoos with that marking on the movement. I wouldn't say that any of those cuckoos are rare. They are "modern" style...
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    Schatz miniature--unusual style

    Hello! Yes, they come up from time to time at antique shops in my area. Thanks! Neal
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    Carriage clock repair

    Hello! Thanks for the advice. Lifting the tail off of the top of the other coild solved the problem. The clock is keeping perfect time. Thanks! Neal
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    Carriage clock repair

    Hello! I looked at the hairspring under a microscope. The tail was laying across the top of the other coils. I straightened out the tail so it was not touching any of the coils. Now the balance wheel has quiet a bit more amplitude. May this will fix the problem. I will let ya guys know...
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    Carriage clock repair

    Hello! I am having the same problem with a time only carriage clock. I am also new to this type of clock as I specialize in Black Forest clocks. The clock gains about 20 minutes a day on the slowest setting. I have overhauled the movement. The balance wheel does not seem to have adequate...
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    Beha Musica Cuckoo Clock Restoration

    Hello! I believe that the music box is original. The wood plate movement was manufactured to actuate a music box. Additionally, the count wheel has extra pins in it to actuate the levers that activate the music box. One of the simplest set ups I have seen in a musical cuckoo clock. Also, there...
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    Junghans ATO Clock

    Hello! Since I do have the broken dial; I thought about taking it to an auto glass restorer. Some of those places can repair a crack in a windshield invisibly. What do you guys think? Thanks! Neal
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    Junghans ATO Clock

    Hello! Yes, that clock is identical to the one I have. I do have the glass dial, but it is cracked in half right down the center. Thanks! Neal
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    Beha Musica Cuckoo Clock Restoration

    Hello! I wanted to share pictures of a musical Beha cuckoo clock that I just overhauled. Mainly the operation of the music box. It is a very simple, yet effective set up. The music box plays 4 tunes and is keywound. I also repaired the cuckoo bird. The wires in the bird were mangled and the...
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    Junghans ATO Clock

    Hello! Does anyone know anybody that would reproduce the dial for an ATO Junghans Chrome clock. It is reverse painted on glass. Thanks! Neal
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    Post your Cuckoo clocks here.

    Hello! I have 100+ cuckoo clocks. I'll post pictures of some of them. Enjoy! 1. Cuckoo quail clock, vintage cuckoo clock, T/S cuckoo style wood plate movement clock. 2. Gothic cuckoo clock, railroad cuckoo clock, 2 horn trumpeter, large cuckoo quail clock. 3. two shelf cuckoo clocks 4. A few...
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    Clock Peddler figural clock

    Hello! Thanks for the comments guys. This clock looks good in the collection. Thanks! Neal
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    It's only a myth... or is it?

    Hello! My morbier clock does the same thing periodically. If I wind it until the weights touch the bottom of the case; the clock wants to stop. If I wind the clock to to where the weights are about 1/4 from the bottom of the case, it runs like a champ. Thanks! Neal
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    Clock Peddler figural clock

    Hello! I saw this clock at a local antique shop about 6 years ago. It was priced at $250.00. Considering It is a reproduction, I thought about it for a while. I went back to the antique shop to purchase the clock and some one had stolen the movement from the clock. The owner of the clock put it...
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    Cuckoo Pendulum Stops

    Hello! Also, check the pendulum hanger and leader for wear marks. Any wear marks on these parts can cause erratic running. Thanks! Neal
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    Seth Thomas Octagon Top Shelf Clock

    Hello! Thanks for the comments guys. I bought this clock from the estate of the man that serviced our court house clock for 60 years. He had an interesting collection and workshop. It was a pleasure to see his workshop and meet his family. Thanks! Neal
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    Seth Thomas Octagon Top Shelf Clock

    Hello! I just bought an interesting little shelf clock. The dial reads "patented May 1863". It has its original purchase receipt attached to the back board. It reads "Sold at 80 East Washington Street, Indianapolis Indiana. Oct 17 1864" Let me know what you guys think! Thanks! Neal
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    Cuckoo clock figures

    Hello! Here are pictures of a 3 horn trumpeter clock. I will be restoring this clock soon. I will overhaul the movement, make repalcement metal horns, recover the bellows and repair case damage. This clock belongs to Robin aka Oxblood2 on this board. I have included a few pictures of my Goridan...
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    Cuckoo clock figures

    Hello! I guess i'm not understanding why you have no way to measure the horn length? I do have a 3 horn trumpeter in for restorations at the moment. I will upload a photo of the movement soon so you can see what the top bellow lifting arbor/lever should look like. It is a bit different than...

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