German "Art Deco" Westminster Clock ID.

Nicko

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This clock has "Made in Germany" written on the bottom of the dial. It has "U T" stamped on one side of the bottom of the back plate and it has 12cm above a line and 190.66 below the same line.
Does anyone know who manufactured or sold it?

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leeinv66

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I'm pretty sure that's a Haller movement. They were around from 1902 to 1928 and were located in Schwenningen, Germany. The 12cm is the pendulum length.
 

J. A. Olson

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Haller AG merged with Kienzle in 1928/1929, however production of clocks bearing the Haller brand continued until the late 1930's if not later. Usually the movement would be stamped but a handful of retailers did order clocks without the stamp in order to place their own name on the clock. I would say your movement was made during the 1930's - Kienzle sometimes replaced the seasonal serial number with two meaningless letters, and some movements didn't bear either numbers or letters.
 

Nicko

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Thanks Peter and Justin for your replies.
I Googled Haller and found the same movement with the square star pendulum.
It looks like some models had a lever to disable the chimes, but this one doesn't and there is no slot in the dial for one to poke through.
Cheers
Greg
 

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