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yes, I'll get a photo.
New clock (with the proper head) made from the original patterns.
Thanks, that's a great reference.
This is a new one - which I haven't seen before.
TELECHRON 'CONDUCTOR' added to Electric Time Clock Museum.
Is there an electric motor in the clock somewhere?
It looks like a complicated time switch?
We just completed and supervised the installation of a 20' diameter clock at the Bang Sue Central Train Station in Bangkok Thailand.
typically the early Telechron/Edwards/Electric Time/Auth movements had two motors - one is a normal and one is a 10 times advance - also typically...
24VDC (and 12VDC) reverse polarity slave clocks are the European standard. Our standard 99B Tower Clock control provides +- 24VDC but only at a 1...
I believe the dials are made of electroluminescent material - my firm made a version of the clock for navy ships with a red dial. I believe...
I bet you can find an inexpensive programmable time switch to provide the signals. I bet something like this could be programmed.
It's a telechron/electric time movement - the G17 means it's a 24 hour movement.
we haven't made the movement since the 1970's - it's an old...
Correct - this is most likely a 24VDC reserve polarity movement - I wonder if the oil fill - was to keep the mechanism quiet in a broadcast studio?
the shading pole which is what makes the motor start in the correct direction.
We wrote a FAQ on rod tails for tower clocks - as clients have asked about it.
For some special projects, we have put a counterweight on...
Wasn't sure where to post this - but thought the group might be interested in an article on a Dial Telegraph by Louis-François Breguet.
#4 Howard Movement in Portland looking for a new home.
The museum called in a local group of clock and watch enthusiasts to help prepare it for...
We have sort of the same thing at work - I put a wind up wall switch on our coffee maker as it kept getting left on at night.