Help Snider 8 Day Clock Restoration

Monte87

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Greetings - I came across this Snider 8 Day windup clock needing a little care...

The winding key was missing. The clock was fully wound but would not run. I applied some clock oil in key places and it started ticking away!
I don't see a lot of parts or teardown information out there specific to Snider... So I am wondering what degree of restoration should be performed on this clock.

I welcome thoughts and opinions from this great community!

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Kevin W.

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Snider clocks was a Canadian company. They assembled clocks. Makers of movements were German and English. This type of movement most likely has wear issues that need to be taken acred of.
 
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Monte87

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yes Kevin, I read about some movements being brought from Germany, etc. I guess if I can figure out the maker of the movement - I may get a lead on parts.
By wear I suppose you mean bushings. I know a clock guy that can work on those - I am more of a watch guy but I love clocks & I am always learning.
 
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It doesn't appear to me to be a particularly well made movement, but it looks fairly straight forward. If you have a friend who can get the worn parts repaired, I'd say go for it. I kind of like the novel look of it.
 

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