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Tim Fitzgerald

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I have a Seth Thomas clock #123d movement , it has a between the plate verge, well it doesn't have one at the moment "It's missing". So I need to replace it but I have looked on the popular parts places but they dont have them for Seth Thomas clocks.. Can someone tell me where I might find them?
 

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That's not so simple. You'll likely have to adapt one of the available ones. Consider having a look at Mr Conover's escapement book, which should provide some guidance, and also see what David LaBounty's website--or Mr LaBounty himself--has to say.

And make sure that the old one isn't floating around in the clock's case. It happens.

Mark Kinsler
 

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I hope someone else here is familiar with this movement. I don't know which one is--at least one later ST movement used pin pallets. Please post some photographs of what you have. That ought to speed up a more helpful response.

Mark Kinsler
 

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I would suggest measuring the distance between the plates, including the plate thickness. Then check with the ones the suppliers show for the same measurement. Most of them are for Ansonia, but you might get fortunate. Otherwise, you'll need a donor movement. Check the big auction site.
 

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