• Important Executive Director Announcement from the NAWCC

    The NAWCC Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mr. Rory McEvoy has been named Executive Director of the NAWCC. Rory is an internationally renowned horological scholar and comes to the NAWCC with strong credentials that solidly align with our education, fundraising, and membership growth objectives. He has a postgraduate degree in the conservation and restoration of antique clocks from West Dean College, and throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to handle some of the world’s most important horological artifacts, including longitude timekeepers by Harrison, Kendall, and Mudge.

    Rory formerly worked as Curator of Horology at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, where his role included day-to-day management of research and digitization projects, writing, public speaking, conservation, convening conferences, exhibition work, and development of acquisition/disposal and collection care policies. In addition, he has worked as a horological specialist at Bonhams in London, where he cataloged and handled many rare timepieces and built important relationships with collectors, buyers, and sellers. Most recently, Rory has used his talents to share his love of horology at the university level by teaching horological theory, history, and the practical repair and making of clocks and watches at Birmingham City University.

    Rory is a British citizen and currently resides in the UK. Pre-COVID-19, Rory and his wife, Kaai, visited HQ in Columbia, Pennsylvania, where they met with staff, spent time in the Museum and Library & Research Center, and toured the area. Rory and Kaai will be relocating to the area as soon as the immigration challenges and travel restrictions due to COVID-19 permit.

    Some of you may already be familiar with Rory as he is also a well-known author and lecturer. His recent publications include the book Harrison Decoded: Towards a Perfect Pendulum Clock, which he edited with Jonathan Betts, and the article “George Graham and the Orrery” in the journal Nuncius.

    Until Rory’s relocation to the United States is complete, he will be working closely with an on-boarding team assembled by the NAWCC Board of Directors to introduce him to the opportunities and challenges before us and to ensure a smooth transition. Rory will be participating in strategic and financial planning immediately, which will allow him to hit the ground running when he arrives in Columbia

    You can read more about Rory McEvoy and this exciting announcement in the upcoming March/April issue of the Watch & Clock Bulletin.

    Please join the entire Board and staff in welcoming Rory to the NAWCC community.

Clock Cincinnati Time Recorder Movement

mick_vt

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Hello, I'm looking for a non-electrified movement for a CTR series 14, I could also use the pendulum and beat scale. I'd love to restore this beauty's tick! I found what I thought was the correct movement but it's for a much longer case than the 14, the pendulum being about another 4" too long. Grateful for any help to find the right parts
 

mick_vt

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It seems that a Seth Thomas 86F with a 60 tooth escape wheel will work
 

manfromblan

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Hello, I'm looking for a non-electrified movement for a CTR series 14, I could also use the pendulum and beat scale. I'd love to restore this beauty's tick! I found what I thought was the correct movement but it's for a much longer case than the 14, the pendulum being about another 4" too long. Grateful for any help to find the right parts
Probably have what your looking for if still looking, let me know
 

mick_vt

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Probably have what your looking for if still looking, let me know
Hello, yes my search has been somewhat fruitless. I'm still looking for a CTR movement that (I think) should be stamped 60 for 120 bpm. I'm also on the lookout for an original beat scale for the same. It seems that when they converted these clocks they did a good job of stripping out anything that was no longer necessary. This is what the movement looks like - though this is the longer pendulum version that I have it otherwise matches the electrified one
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manfromblan

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Hello, I'm looking for a non-electrified movement for a CTR series 14, I could also use the pendulum and beat scale. I'd love to restore this beauty's tick! I found what I thought was the correct movement but it's for a much longer case than the 14, the pendulum being about another 4" too long. Grateful for any help to find the right parts
I may have what you need if your still looking, let me know
 
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