Fleet Time replacement movement needed – calling all clock parts collectors

This Fleet Time mantel clock is a generic mantel clock with a walnut finish, flat front, a slightly domed top, and step-side features. Simple but attractive. Fleet assembled clocks sourced from German parts in the Montreal area for 4 years prior to WWII. While the case looks great after refinishing, I was oh so close … More Fleet Time replacement movement needed – calling all clock parts collectors

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If it says Regulator on your clock it is likely NOT a Regulator?

One hundred years ago clock companies knew enough about a marketing strategy that if certain attention-grabbing words were used many more clocks could be sold. The word Regulator is one of them. Makers splashed the word regulator on as many clocks as they could. If it says Regulator on your clock it is likely not … More If it says Regulator on your clock it is likely NOT a Regulator?

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Schatz carriage clock with an interesting visible escapement

My wife found this 8-day Schatz carriage clock while she was browsing for antiques on Facebook marketplace for what we both felt was an attractive price. I had dealt with the seller in the past and he is known for his honesty and selling clocks at a reasonable price. I do not believe his intention … More Schatz carriage clock with an interesting visible escapement

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Will antique/vintage clock prices go up or down in 2022?

Will antique and vintage clock prices go up or down in 2022? Is this the time to buy or sell? Read further for my thoughts and observations. First off, some definitions. According to the United States Government, the term “antique” is reserved for items that are over a century old. Webster’s dictionary defines an antique as a … More Will antique/vintage clock prices go up or down in 2022?

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A custom test stand for weight driven ogee style clocks

A few weeks back I published an article on clock testing stands. While a single clock stand would be ideal for all movement testing purposes there are so many different types and styles of movements that one size does not fit all. The one stand I was missing was for testing weight-driven ogee style clocks … More A custom test stand for weight driven ogee style clocks

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