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Vienna Clock parts needed

Kent Dold

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I am restoring a German clock that somebody gutted the chime side out of the movement. Would anybody have a like movement for parts where I can bring one back to life with?
I have attached several photo's to identify it. Any confirmation on the make would be helpful too, as I cannot see anything other than the Patent # on the back. Thank you, Kent clock1.jpg clock2.jpg clock3.jpg clock4.jpg clock5.jpg
 
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JTD

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I agree your clock is likely German, but I cannot trace the patent (?) number on the back. I wonder if the 174470 may be a serial number and the word 'Patent' just a meaningless addition. Some manufacturers even put totally fictional patent numbers on their products.

Just having the word Patent by itself is somewhat unusual on a German movement, mostly you see DRP No. or DRGM No.

I cannot recognise the movement but there are those who can and I hope someone may be able to do so.

Others may know more.

JTD
 

Kent Dold

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I agree your clock is likely German, but I cannot trace the patent (?) number on the back. I wonder if the 174470 may be a serial number and the word 'Patent' just a meaningless addition. Some manufacturers even put totally fictional patent numbers on their products.

Just having the word Patent by itself is somewhat unusual on a German movement, mostly you see DRP No. or DRGM No.

I cannot recognise the movement but there are those who can and I hope someone may be able to do so.

Others may know more.

JTD
Thanks for your reply. I did find the number 10 on the front side. You can see it in the photo.
 

JTD

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Thanks for your reply. I did find the number 10 on the front side. You can see it in the photo.
I don't think that is of any great significance in identifying your clock.

However, I have just noticed the tapered end of the pendulum shaft, where the bob would attach. That is particular to one manufacturer, I think, but I cannot remember which (I have had a couple of clocks with this odd bob attachment).

I will try to find out and report back if I find something. Meanwhile others may immediately recognise it. (By the way, have you got the bob, or is that missing too?)

JTD
 

tom427cid

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To me the dovetail block on the pendulum rod looks like a Becker. Might have been used by another maker but I am not aware of another. Another suggestion might be to find a movement that has the same arbor spacing rather than searching for parts. Jus sayin
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John Arrowood

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Becker did use the dovetail block for the pendulum on some of their bracket clocks. I have a Model no. 401 which was made in 1908 which has a very similar block for hanging the pendulum bob. I think the information was posted by John Hubby. I didn't include the source when I printed a copy to go with my clock.
 

JTD

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Yes! It was a Becker I had with the dovetail block for the pendulum. I knew someone would remember for me. Thanks.

JTD
 

Kent Dold

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Thanks for your reply. I did find the number 10 on the front side. You can see it in the photo.
I am pretty confident the movement is a Gustav. I think I will have to find a complete one and swap them. Thanks for trying!
 

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