Uhrenfabrik Mühlheim, Müller & Co box clock – servicing the movement

It is time to service this very fine German box clock by U. M. Muller. I have been stalling for too long. I am a little leery because the last time I worked on one of these the strike tension spring broke (my fault) so I made a promise to be more careful this time. … More Uhrenfabrik Mühlheim, Müller & Co box clock – servicing the movement

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A Pig in a Poke

“A pig in a poke” is an old expression but it still has relevance in the clock world today. What does it mean? It means something that is bought or accepted without knowing its value or seeing it first. Or, another way of putting it, a deal that is foolishly accepted without being examined first. If you have been … More A Pig in a Poke

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U M Muller Box Clock

Not a common name, U M Muller made clocks that competed head to head with the best known German clock-makers of the early part of the twentieth century. The German “box clock” effectively spelled the end of the so called Vienna regulator period because it was cheaper to produce, had simpler lines and appealed to … More U M Muller Box Clock

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