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Carriage clock winders on back

Bill leeds

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Before I start messing with this little movement. There are a couple things that just don't seem right. Biggest one being the suspension spring.
It is not marked with a maker
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Given that this movement has a pendulum and not a balance, it does not come from a carriage clock. Can’t help with suggestions for a maker
 

Steven Thornberry

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Given that this movement has a pendulum and not a balance, it does not come from a carriage clock. Can’t help with suggestions for a maker
The Yale Clock Co. of New Haven did produce small pendulum clocks, some of which would fit the broad category of carriage clocks. The pendulum leader shown has some similarities to the one patented by Frederic A. Lane on September 3, 1878, US207609. The Yale Clock Co. was in business only a short time, 1879 to 1885.

I'm not saying this is a product of the Yale Clock Co. Only a look at the case might determine that.
 

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Zedric,
Thank you for the reply, unfortunately I don't have a case. There were some other parts with this movement but I'm not sure if this was a previous marriage.
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This movement is from a New Haven clock. The decoration on the dial looks like that shown in the 1880 NH catalogue on the dial of a clock called "No Name" (per Tran Duy Ly's book on New Haven clocks). I have found it elsewhere called the Solo. It came as time only and as time & alarm.

A close cousin is the Reliable, shown in this post. I also have a Reliable, the time only version. Below for comparison is the movement.

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FWIW, New Haven directories for 1884 and 1885 show Frederic Lane as both Secretary of the Yale Clock Co. and Superintendent of the movement department for the New Haven Clock Co. After Yale Clock Co. shut down, he continued to work for New Haven until 1890.
 

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Now to find a case, even better the case it is for. To put it back into. Again thank you everyone.
 

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Would there happen to be a picture of the case for this movement so I at least know what I am looking for.
 

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