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Postby Sorel » Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:53 am

s SubjectDate AskedExpertSeth Thomas #440512/29/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I have owned the clock for 20 years.My father-in-law owned it previously,and bought it new 8/3/72. ...   A: Since it hasn't been professionally cleaned & overhauled in 40 years, there's no question that it's ... Attaching a Pendulum12/29/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: We are trying to figure out how to attach the pendulum to a Volta Grandfather Clock that belonged to ...   A: The attached image shows the suspension arrangement for a Hermle movement. Yours may vary slightly ... Spring in barrel12/28/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: Sorry Steve, i did not attach the pictures regarding removing Barrel without the disassemble the ...   A: it would appear that this type may have removeable winding arbors which would allow replacement of ... speed adjusment12/27/2012Tom Williams  Q: How much and in which directions do I turn the speed adjustment on my 1912(rather plain-faced) ...   A: The speed adjustment is generally turned clockwise to speed up the clock and counter clockwise to ... Repair parts12/26/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I have a Colonial wheat mantle clock purchased around 1979. In a move the ring that holds the front ...   A: Something that comes up on ocassion and I don't know of any clock parts supplier that carries this. ... Vienna Regulator Wall Clock12/24/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Vienna Regulator wall clock, 3.5 feet tall, fleur de lis porcelain face, 2 train weight ...   A: Sorry for the delay in responding but I had to do some research to come up with an answer. Also, the ... clock12/23/2012Tom Williams  Q: i have a old clocl about 6ft it has westminster cock and some kind of radio all tubes do you know ...   A: The grandfather clock radios were quite popular during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Radios then ... Seth Thomas 120 round movement12/23/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have a problem with my seth thomas 120 round mantel clock movement. It is a time/strike movement. ...   A: There could be several problems with the clock. The lifting lever may not be getting enough lift. ... Seth Thomas 124 Mantel Clock12/21/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I just purchased a very nice Seth Thomas Mantel clock with a 124 westminster chime movement. ...   A: If you observe the strike action on the front of the movement you will probably see the gathering ... Some help needed please12/19/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have an old wall clock that I do not know the name,make or age. It was recently sent to be ...   A: since you adjusted the beat, I assume the escape wheel is not double beating. If the clock is double ... enfield granddaughter clock12/17/2012Daniel Clements  Q: clock is in balance, but will not run when it gets to the half hour mark, you can reset it to the ...   A: I am only an expert in pre C1800 clocks and I would need a picture, sounds like it is short of power ... Perivale mantle clock stopping12/15/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Perivale mantle clock bought 1950. Pendulum swings for 30s then stops,if i remove pendulum ...   A: Clocks like cars need periodic lubrication. If it has not been lubricated for 5 years or so, all the ... Old Clock12/12/2012Tom Williams  Q: .. Please can you assist me. I have just picked up an old mantle clock from an auction. It is made ...   A: The dealer for Hermle in the U.S. is Merritts(www.merritts.com). They do have a rather complete ... Pendulum clock stops running12/6/2012Tom Williams  Q: My pendulum clock(works bought thru Emporer Clock) stops. Chimes work perfectly. Not out of level ...   A: Some clocks, particularly older ones where the verge rod or the pendulum rod may be slightly bent, ... Setting calendar12/5/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: How do you set the calendar on a Gilbert wall reg. Thanks so much   A: Manually advance the minute hand until the calendar hand clicks forward. Move the hour hand so it's ... Dutch antique clock w/ polished brass weights12/4/2012Tom Williams  Q: Mr Williams, I brought back to the states an old Dutch eight day clock, weighted, oh, almost ...   A: The first thing to check is to be certain the spacing between the two beats is equal. Do this by ... A Saunders clock12/3/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: hope you can help. i have acquired a lovely sold oak case grandmother clock. it is made by a company ...   A: Saunders was the seller: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/collectors/showandtell/archive/s2108265.htm ... Smiths Enfield Art Deco Clock Chime11/29/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: I would really appreciate your help. I found a Smiths Enfield Art Deco Clock that seems to work fine ...   A: the rod base may be loose in the case where it bolts or screws in. the rod or rods might be hitting ... Gilbert clock mechanism11/27/2012Tom Williams  Q: A dear friend asked me if I could restore an antique mantel clock(Gilbert). It is very much like ...   A: I personally prefer to repair the existing unit rather than replace it. Merritt's(Merritt's.com). ... How to put chains back on an antique grandfather clock that has pulleys11/26/2012Daniel Clements  Q: I have just purchased an antique English grandfather clock that came without it's chains. It looks ...   A: There are a lot of mixed comments with your question. Pulleys are on chains with 30 hour movements, ... Clock question for DRGM 32923911/25/2012Tom Williams  Q: Just was passed along this cuckoo clock and don't know anything aboutt it Also the clock is ...   A: Remove the nut that holds the minute hand on. Then remove the minute hand and put it on pointing in ... E. Ingraham pendulum needed11/23/2012Barry W Macomber  Q: Barry - The pendulum to my E. Ingraham clock, cabinet #16 ,is missing. It was lost during a move. It ...   A: I can't find your exact model but most Ingraham cabinet clocks have a little window where the ... gilbert mantle clock11/22/2012michael Porter  Q: I have a Gilbert mantle clock, it is missing its pendulum so don't know if it works, on the front ...   A: Brian You have two choices in pendulums. Adjustable and non adjustable. If you look at the dial ... Chime sequence11/20/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: I have my family's grandfather clock in for repair with a local repair man. The clock has a ...   A: the Westminster has 4 decending notes only on the quarter after. the first rod hit is the shortest ... seth & thomas wall clock11/20/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Seth & Thomas large wall clock it is 53" in height and 13" wide.. The pendulum is very ...   A: Seth Thomas clocks go back to the early 19th century. The Seth Thomas clock company was world renown ... Sth Thomas 124 clock speed11/17/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Seth Thomas mantle clock with the #124 movement. The clock has been in storage for a long ...   A: Assuming the clock has been lubricated after being removed from storage, the problem has to be the ... identify clock help11/14/2012Barry W Macomber  Q: Can you please help me identify this clock and possibly the value? The bottom has the letters JB ...   A: I looked at 800 pictures of New Haven clocks but could not find yours so I can't give you a model ... Telechron Mantle Clock11/14/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Telechron clock my dad gave me many years ago. The serial # is 595040 A. Can you tell me ...   A: I went on the Internet and found this history of Mr. Warren who founded the Warren Telechron ... korean made 31 day gold trimmed wall clock11/12/2012Tom Williams  Q: I'd like ur opinion if I may on a lovely looking antique 31 day wall clock I'll send a photo for ...   A: I happen to have one of these clocks in my collection. They began building these shortly after the ... Haddon Clock Model #3011/11/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: We are looking at purchasing a Home Sweet Home Model #30, by Haddon. It will need to be repaired If ...   A: this one? ; ... Westminster Clock Motor??11/11/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I just got an old clock from my grandparents. and the motor was weak, and now dead. I am looking for ...   A: Motors and repair parts for electric clocks are obsolete today. There are specialists that rebuild ... Westminster Clock Motor11/11/2012Tom Williams  Q: I just got an old clock from my grandparents. and the motor was weak, and now dead. I am looking for ...   A: With the movement of the clock making to the south and now to Japan and China, replacement parts for ... Seth Thomas 124 Chime problem11/10/2012Tom Williams  Q: I purchased a 124 westminster movement for a tambour mantel clock of mine. Everything works ...   A: It sounds like someone was working on the clock and did not get the gears properly timed. If this ... Sessions Mantel Clock11/9/2012Tom Williams  Q: I need a person I can actually take the clock to for repair in Middle GA. Thank you very much, ...   A: I googled clock repair in Middle, Georgia, and came up with this website. www.chelseaclock.com ... Short pendulum swing11/6/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have a circa 1820 Kienzle Uhren wall clock. It keeps good time but the pendulum swing is very ...   A: Does the clock keep time? If so I would leave it alone. There are no parts on the market to change ... Linden Wall Clock won't work!!11/6/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: Just had Linden Wall Clock(that belonged to my mom and dad) pendulum repaired......when the ...   A: moving the hour hand will not hurt anything--it was something else you did--take it back - the ... warmink zaanse pendulum clock11/5/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have inherited the above clock with no instructions on how to operate it- I would be gratefull if ...   A: This clock is chain wound , on the end of each chain is a pull tab and a hook. The weights are to ... Chime Adjustment11/2/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: Steve - When I retired seven years ago I found a hobby building clocks. I use the Hermle 461-850 ...   A: Repositioning the dial is not the answer. The minute hand has a brass bushing that can be turned to ... Clock Chime11/1/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: My chime works fine it just sounds beer can tinny all of a sudden- like its dusty or need oil....we ...   A: There are many reasons for the chime to sound off or tinny . One or more of the rods may be too ... Simplex wall clock11/1/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: my wife came home with this old wall clock.Can you give me some history on it? Also how to hook it ...   A: A "slave" clock tripped every minute by a master clock --used in schools and factories to have ... Page:   Prev  |   7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  | 12 

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Postby Jarrel » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:13 am

s SubjectDate AskedExpertSeth Thomas #440512/29/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I have owned the clock for 20 years.My father-in-law owned it previously,and bought it new 8/3/72. ...   A: Since it hasn't been professionally cleaned & overhauled in 40 years, there's no question that it's ... Attaching a Pendulum12/29/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: We are trying to figure out how to attach the pendulum to a Volta Grandfather Clock that belonged to ...   A: The attached image shows the suspension arrangement for a Hermle movement. Yours may vary slightly ... Spring in barrel12/28/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: Sorry Steve, i did not attach the pictures regarding removing Barrel without the disassemble the ...   A: it would appear that this type may have removeable winding arbors which would allow replacement of ... speed adjusment12/27/2012Tom Williams  Q: How much and in which directions do I turn the speed adjustment on my 1912(rather plain-faced) ...   A: The speed adjustment is generally turned clockwise to speed up the clock and counter clockwise to ... Repair parts12/26/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I have a Colonial wheat mantle clock purchased around 1979. In a move the ring that holds the front ...   A: Something that comes up on ocassion and I don't know of any clock parts supplier that carries this. ... Vienna Regulator Wall Clock12/24/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Vienna Regulator wall clock, 3.5 feet tall, fleur de lis porcelain face, 2 train weight ...   A: Sorry for the delay in responding but I had to do some research to come up with an answer. Also, the ... clock12/23/2012Tom Williams  Q: i have a old clocl about 6ft it has westminster cock and some kind of radio all tubes do you know ...   A: The grandfather clock radios were quite popular during the late 1920's and early 1930's. Radios then ... Seth Thomas 120 round movement12/23/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have a problem with my seth thomas 120 round mantel clock movement. It is a time/strike movement. ...   A: There could be several problems with the clock. The lifting lever may not be getting enough lift. ... Seth Thomas 124 Mantel Clock12/21/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: I just purchased a very nice Seth Thomas Mantel clock with a 124 westminster chime movement. ...   A: If you observe the strike action on the front of the movement you will probably see the gathering ... Some help needed please12/19/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have an old wall clock that I do not know the name,make or age. It was recently sent to be ...   A: since you adjusted the beat, I assume the escape wheel is not double beating. If the clock is double ... enfield granddaughter clock12/17/2012Daniel Clements  Q: clock is in balance, but will not run when it gets to the half hour mark, you can reset it to the ...   A: I am only an expert in pre C1800 clocks and I would need a picture, sounds like it is short of power ... Perivale mantle clock stopping12/15/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Perivale mantle clock bought 1950. Pendulum swings for 30s then stops,if i remove pendulum ...   A: Clocks like cars need periodic lubrication. If it has not been lubricated for 5 years or so, all the ... Old Clock12/12/2012Tom Williams  Q: .. Please can you assist me. I have just picked up an old mantle clock from an auction. It is made ...   A: The dealer for Hermle in the U.S. is Merritts(www.merritts.com). They do have a rather complete ... Pendulum clock stops running12/6/2012Tom Williams  Q: My pendulum clock(works bought thru Emporer Clock) stops. Chimes work perfectly. Not out of level ...   A: Some clocks, particularly older ones where the verge rod or the pendulum rod may be slightly bent, ... Setting calendar12/5/2012Steve Guthrie C.C.  Q: How do you set the calendar on a Gilbert wall reg. Thanks so much   A: Manually advance the minute hand until the calendar hand clicks forward. Move the hour hand so it's ... Dutch antique clock w/ polished brass weights12/4/2012Tom Williams  Q: Mr Williams, I brought back to the states an old Dutch eight day clock, weighted, oh, almost ...   A: The first thing to check is to be certain the spacing between the two beats is equal. Do this by ... A Saunders clock12/3/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: hope you can help. i have acquired a lovely sold oak case grandmother clock. it is made by a company ...   A: Saunders was the seller: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/collectors/showandtell/archive/s2108265.htm ... Smiths Enfield Art Deco Clock Chime11/29/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: I would really appreciate your help. I found a Smiths Enfield Art Deco Clock that seems to work fine ...   A: the rod base may be loose in the case where it bolts or screws in. the rod or rods might be hitting ... Gilbert clock mechanism11/27/2012Tom Williams  Q: A dear friend asked me if I could restore an antique mantel clock(Gilbert). It is very much like ...   A: I personally prefer to repair the existing unit rather than replace it. Merritt's(Merritt's.com). ... How to put chains back on an antique grandfather clock that has pulleys11/26/2012Daniel Clements  Q: I have just purchased an antique English grandfather clock that came without it's chains. It looks ...   A: There are a lot of mixed comments with your question. Pulleys are on chains with 30 hour movements, ... Clock question for DRGM 32923911/25/2012Tom Williams  Q: Just was passed along this cuckoo clock and don't know anything aboutt it Also the clock is ...   A: Remove the nut that holds the minute hand on. Then remove the minute hand and put it on pointing in ... E. Ingraham pendulum needed11/23/2012Barry W Macomber  Q: Barry - The pendulum to my E. Ingraham clock, cabinet #16 ,is missing. It was lost during a move. It ...   A: I can't find your exact model but most Ingraham cabinet clocks have a little window where the ... gilbert mantle clock11/22/2012michael Porter  Q: I have a Gilbert mantle clock, it is missing its pendulum so don't know if it works, on the front ...   A: Brian You have two choices in pendulums. Adjustable and non adjustable. If you look at the dial ... Chime sequence11/20/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: I have my family's grandfather clock in for repair with a local repair man. The clock has a ...   A: the Westminster has 4 decending notes only on the quarter after. the first rod hit is the shortest ... seth & thomas wall clock11/20/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Seth & Thomas large wall clock it is 53" in height and 13" wide.. The pendulum is very ...   A: Seth Thomas clocks go back to the early 19th century. The Seth Thomas clock company was world renown ... Sth Thomas 124 clock speed11/17/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Seth Thomas mantle clock with the #124 movement. The clock has been in storage for a long ...   A: Assuming the clock has been lubricated after being removed from storage, the problem has to be the ... identify clock help11/14/2012Barry W Macomber  Q: Can you please help me identify this clock and possibly the value? The bottom has the letters JB ...   A: I looked at 800 pictures of New Haven clocks but could not find yours so I can't give you a model ... Telechron Mantle Clock11/14/2012Tom Williams  Q: I have a Telechron clock my dad gave me many years ago. The serial # is 595040 A. Can you tell me ...   A: I went on the Internet and found this history of Mr. Warren who founded the Warren Telechron ... korean made 31 day gold trimmed wall clock11/12/2012Tom Williams  Q: I'd like ur opinion if I may on a lovely looking antique 31 day wall clock I'll send a photo for ...   A: I happen to have one of these clocks in my collection. They began building these shortly after the ... Haddon Clock Model #3011/11/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: We are looking at purchasing a Home Sweet Home Model #30, by Haddon. It will need to be repaired If ...   A: this one? ; ... Westminster Clock Motor??11/11/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I just got an old clock from my grandparents. and the motor was weak, and now dead. I am looking for ...   A: Motors and repair parts for electric clocks are obsolete today. There are specialists that rebuild ... Westminster Clock Motor11/11/2012Tom Williams  Q: I just got an old clock from my grandparents. and the motor was weak, and now dead. I am looking for ...   A: With the movement of the clock making to the south and now to Japan and China, replacement parts for ... Seth Thomas 124 Chime problem11/10/2012Tom Williams  Q: I purchased a 124 westminster movement for a tambour mantel clock of mine. Everything works ...   A: It sounds like someone was working on the clock and did not get the gears properly timed. If this ... Sessions Mantel Clock11/9/2012Tom Williams  Q: I need a person I can actually take the clock to for repair in Middle GA. Thank you very much, ...   A: I googled clock repair in Middle, Georgia, and came up with this website. www.chelseaclock.com ... Short pendulum swing11/6/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have a circa 1820 Kienzle Uhren wall clock. It keeps good time but the pendulum swing is very ...   A: Does the clock keep time? If so I would leave it alone. There are no parts on the market to change ... Linden Wall Clock won't work!!11/6/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: Just had Linden Wall Clock(that belonged to my mom and dad) pendulum repaired......when the ...   A: moving the hour hand will not hurt anything--it was something else you did--take it back - the ... warmink zaanse pendulum clock11/5/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: I have inherited the above clock with no instructions on how to operate it- I would be gratefull if ...   A: This clock is chain wound , on the end of each chain is a pull tab and a hook. The weights are to ... Chime Adjustment11/2/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: Steve - When I retired seven years ago I found a hobby building clocks. I use the Hermle 461-850 ...   A: Repositioning the dial is not the answer. The minute hand has a brass bushing that can be turned to ... Clock Chime11/1/2012Steve Skibicki  Q: My chime works fine it just sounds beer can tinny all of a sudden- like its dusty or need oil....we ...   A: There are many reasons for the chime to sound off or tinny . One or more of the rods may be too ... Simplex wall clock11/1/2012Kenneth Saunders  Q: my wife came home with this old wall clock.Can you give me some history on it? Also how to hook it ...   A: A "slave" clock tripped every minute by a master clock --used in schools and factories to have ... Page:   Prev  |   9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13  | 14 

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