Large Oak Wall Clock

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    #1 jim s, Feb 4, 2013
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    I need help in identifying this large oak wall clock. Overall length from top of finial to bottom is 80 inches. Case is 60 inches long. Door is 21 inches wide. Depth of clock is 8 inches.
    The works are concealed in a sq. black metal box and you cannot see the gears. It has full length side lights. See photos.
    Thanks, Jim S.
     
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    Large Oak Wall Clock Pictures

    Please identify.
    thanks, Jim S.
     

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    Re: Large Oak Wall Clock Pictures

    I'll go with the Regulator No. 6 by New Haven as seen in their sales literature in 1883.
     
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    Jim, I only see one hole in the dial, and a second hand in the center of the hand arbour. That leads me to believe it is a quartz movement. However, it looks like there are chime rods on both sides of the case. Does it chime? Can you wind it? I see no weights. Tell us more, please.
     
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    Re: Large Oak Wall Clock Pictures

    will, it has only 1 hole in the dial for a crank style winder, not a key. what you see as chime rods are grooves in the wooden back for looks. Does not chime. It has 1 weight behind the pendilum suspended on a cable. 8 day wind. hope this helps. thanks, jim
    ps. it is not a quartz.
     
  7. harold bain

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    Will, if you ever get to work on a Jewelers Regulator with a Swiss deadbeat (pinwheel?) escapement like this one, you are in for a treat. It's time only, single weight. I certainly would make room on one of my walls for this one, Jim. Brian has nailed it for the maker and model.
     
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    Obviously, I have never seen one. Thanks, Harold, for the information. I'm looking forward to seeing on someday. So, is the black box Jim described similar to a French Morbier?
    Jim, I would love to see a close-up photo of the movement. Any posibility?
     
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    Somewhat similar. It's more like a dust cover around the movement. It will have a heavy cast movement mount bracket. The pendulum will be about 13 pounds. Thick solid plates on the movement.
     
  10. Grant Perry

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    Nice clock! It does looks like the one in Tran's book, but the top is slightly different. It also states that it houses a Swiss movement.
    Grant
     

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