Interesting Staartklok movement

oxblood2

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Here are a few photos of a Staartklok being shipped to add to my collection. Thus one has a “Dutch strike” with stacked bells.
The count arm appears to be a horse , from what can be seen.

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Thank you,
It’s hard to date these clocks. I would doubt it no older that mid 19th century.
 

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Another amazing clock, oxblood2! What style finials does/should it have? Looking forward to additional pictures when it arrives. Thanks for sharing it with us.
 

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Thank you,
This one doesn’t have any finials. When it arrives I’ll look for evidence of a center “chimney”. If it had my options will probably lean toward the trumpeting angels with Atlas. Though others would work.
This forum has always been of great help to me and I’m sure to others. The more info and photos we have, the more help there is for others.

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The clock arrived today and am very pleased with it. Here are a few photos of the back of the dial. The initials “LEB” are followed by a date either 1894 or 1834. The third number does not have a straight line( like the 1 or the 4) or a single curve for the number “9”. Below the top plate, the line, still curves back under the top loop of that number. Hard to photograph while in place.

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I now have the dial off and we can see the date. Thoughts? The first initial could be a “T”

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That is a beautiful clock, love the details. The date looks 100% 1834 to me.

Will
Thank you Will.
There are many features of this clock that will be good to have available for research.
This is my 7th Staartklok and has many attributes that aren’t on my others. As I get farther in it , I’ll post most photos ,for help with the forensic’s.
 
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They are a fascinating type of clock, very decorative with interesting movements. Every one I see, seems to be a bit different. I will have to seek one out some day.

Looking forward to your progress.

Will
 

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Cleaned up the cover of the “tail” of the clock. All the inlay seems to be intact.
The lead ornament for the aperture is interesting, in that the cabinet maker recessed it into the case. I’ve not seen one done that way , as most are just applied to the front.

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Looking good! Very interesting imagery with the rooster at the top and Father Time/Grim Reaper seated with his scythe and hour glass. Have you ever seen this type of imagery on other Staartkloks?
 

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This ornament for the aperture is one a several common on Staartkloks . This same one, is on my other inland clock. Interestingly
It has the wise owl at the center bottom.
 
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Another very unique feature on this clock, I’ve not seen or read about is a “Starter”.
It allows for the pendulum to be started from outside of the case, without you actually touching the pendulum!
At the bottom of the “tail” is a brass tab that goes through to the inside of the case. With a quick push to the tab, the extension of the tab, moves to the opposite side and the “paddle” pushes the pendulum to swing! 91A7C81F-81EA-4F41-9B0B-CC01E40F40F2.jpeg CEDD2725-AFB1-4BB8-BD5F-6C24E86E589B.jpeg AFDAA4D7-4411-4552-9D88-9BBB067A56FE.jpeg
 

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Another very unique feature on this clock, I’ve not seen or read about is a “Starter”.
mit allows for the pendulum to be started from outside of the case, with you actually touching the pendulum!
At the bottom of the “tail” is a brass tab that goes through to the inside of the case. With a quick push to the tab, the extension of the tab, moves to the opposite side and the “paddle” pushes the pendulum to swing! View attachment 721371 View attachment 721372 View attachment 721373 View attachment 721373 View attachment 721372 View attachment 721371
 

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The dial is held in place with a lower hook and two upper extensions on the top plate, that go through the dial and are held in place with pins. Much like Stoelkloks

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I think 1834. The starter tab is great! I have something similar on a Black Forest box clock that has the pendulum enclosed in a lower box like the staartkloks, but it's a knob on the front that you turn, and a metal rod then engages the bottom of the pendulum and gives it a shove. The pendulum view ornaments are usually stamped brass; the lead ones are less common, another reason that makes me think this is an older clock. Very nice!
 
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