Tall case German movement maker?

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  1. JOECOOKE

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    Attached are pictures of the movement from a tall case clock bought in Kentucky.
    I think it is a German movement possibly from Ohio.
    Pictures show a name on the back plus what appears to be repair notations.
    Does anyone recognize any of names ?
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  2. Tatyana

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  3. JOECOOKE

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    Tatyana. I messed up trying to attach photos.
    Can you help?
    Thanks
     
  4. JOECOOKE

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    can someone show me how to attach pictures?
     
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    If they are on your computer use the from pc button below right of the message box and select the pics you want
     
  6. JOECOOKE

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    I will try again to get pictures DSC_0102.JPG DSC_0104.JPG DSC_0105.JPG DSC_0090.JPG DSC_0102.JPG DSC_0104.JPG DSC_0105.JPG DSC_0090.JPG DSC_0102.JPG DSC_0104.JPG DSC_0105.JPG DSC_0090.JPG
     
  7. Dittrich

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    Please take a look in Berthold Schaaf 's book " Schwarzwalduhren".
    On page 410 there are mentioned two makers of Black Forest "Achttageuhren".
    1) Ummenhofer, Dominik, Schönenbach, 1820/40 active.
    2) Ummenhofer, Dominik, Villingen, 1847 mentioned.

    Did you found the number 59 at back of the shield ("Lackschild") too?

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  8. JOECOOKE

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    The number 59 is on the back of the pendulum ball.
    I found the Wikipedia article on "lackschild" which is very informative.
    The book you mentioned is in german.
    thanks for your help
     
  9. Dittrich

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    Hi JOECOOKE,

    please, take some pics of the front and back of your "Lackschild", because all collectors of BF clocks will be grateful for it.
    Removing a "Lackschild" from the movement is done without effort.
    For sure you will find number 59 on its back.

    Many thanks in advance!
    Dittrich
     
  10. JOECOOKE

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    There is no number on the back of Lackschild.
    I am enclosing 4 more pics of pendulum Lackschild and movement.
    Was the movement imported to Ohio or Kentucky from Germany to be married to the clock case??
    Here are 4 more pics of pendulum Lackschild and movement. Does this help.
    Also, how did BF clock get to Kentucky to be married with tall case??

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  11. Dittrich

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    #11 Dittrich, Feb 20, 2018
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    Your assumption is right, mostly the mentioned marriage took place only after shipping to overseas market. Usually a greater bundle of BF clocks were shipped , without weights, in a larger wooden box. In order to avoid any possible damage of the sensitive "Lackschild"s , movements, shields and pendulums were sperated from each other and with a number marked which had been for later assembling a real help. For example all three components in the case of your "Achttageuhr " were the number 59 stamped. Therefore are three same numbers a hint for shure that the clock is in an original state.

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