This is a recently acquired Sessions time and strike mission style mantel clock. Aside from cleaning up the case with diluted Murphy’s Soap, my standard cleaner for clock cases, I applied clock oil to the movement and reset the verge in order to get the proper beat. It is running well and keeps very good time. There is a speed adjuster at the 12 o’clock position which is helpful in regulating the speed.
There are some issues, the glass clips are broken and the glass is loose in it’s bezel but putty will fix that. It came without a double-sided key but I have enough spares that I have one that fits and the clock needs a thorough cleaning.
After it is running for a week or so, I will tear it down and address any bushing issues.
This is an “American No. 2” Sessions mantel clock from 1921 according to Tran Duy Ly’s book on Sessions clocks, page 121.