Dating Geo. Borgfeldt

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  1. KurtinSA

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    Was "given" this clock...it's seen better days! Missing the minute hand, but think I can find something that will work...early-ish Kundo. I get the plate as 1151 and I think this would be the right pendulum.

    As for dating, the serial number is 43621. I found an earlier post by John that said the click spring orientation was changed beginning with 52101 in June 1933 and forward. So, using the date range of April 1926 to May 1933 for serial numbers from 12901 to 52100, I was able to interpolate a date of about November 1931. Does that seem about right?

    Thanks...Kurt

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  2. etmb61

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    1931 sounds about right. The pendulum is correct too. The challenge will be finding a dome to fit.

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  3. KurtinSA

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    I wondered about that....I haven't measured it yet. But there's hope...I found a dome for that square frame Hauck I put back together. Most expensive piece of glass I've bought so far!

    Kurt
     
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    I have a similar clock and I found a replacement dome at Mile Hi clock supplies in Colorado. It was several years ago, so I don't know if they are still in the dome business.

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  5. KurtinSA

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    Thx....I'll keep that in mind.

    Kurt
     

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