Dial Gear Assembly

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  1. ElectricTime

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    Removed dial gear assembly from a local project. I believe this was originally a George Stevens installation that was replaced with a howard. Is this correct ?



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  2. Jim DuBois

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    Aaron Crane was the originator of these devices, he held the patents on them and built a wide range of clocks up to and including tower clocks IIRC.
     
  3. Tinker Dwight

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    There are several post on the MB. Search for gearless clocks.
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  4. Jim DuBois

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    And yes, while it was the invention of Crane he evidently was in a partnership on the tower clock pieces with the Turret and Marine clock company with Stevens in 1858 and in 1864 it went to Geo. M. Stevens and Company.....
     

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