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Removing the Clock Hands

If you have a mechanical movement post 1960 from a German origin, these instructions will help you remove the old hands. Read More »

Hold the minute hand as you turn the nut to the left, with some small needle nose pliers just slightly only to loosen the nut. Once the nut is loose you can turn it with fingers until it is off. Then minute hand will be able to wiggle straight off its square arbor and off of the clock. The hour hand is a friction fit, so just twist the hour hand back and forth and pull toward you until it comes off.

Chime on Time Clock Hand Fix

After a new mechanical movement is installed, or just installing a new set of hands, you will notice the clock will not chime at the time its supposed to.Read More »

This fix is very easy but some have a hard time with the simplicity of the repair. Please read this text carefully. Take the minute hand off of the clock, this is the longer of the two hands. With this minute hand off of the clock, turn it upside down and you will see it has a square hole where it attaches to the clock. This square hole is in a bushing that will rotate WITHIN the minute hand itself. So just use needle nose pliers to turn this bushing so the square in the bushing will rotate. Then put the hand back on the clock and see if it’s pointing to the correct place where it chimed. Then set to time.

Measuring the Dial Diameter

The mechanical clock hands are measured differently then the battery hands. These are measured by the clocks timetrack, or also known as the dial diameter.Read More »

The time track is the ring around the outside of the numerals, you can measure the diameter of the timetrack and this is the dial diameter, same thing. If for some reason you do not have a time track ring on your dial, just measure from outside the 3 to outside the 9.Clock Hand Measurement

Clock Hands for German movements

German Spade

Clock Hands

For many dial diameters. These are to fit most German mechanical clock movements. The minute hand has a 2.2mm square mounting hole, the hour hand has a 4.5mm round hole.

Item #CH1

German Maltese

Clock Hands

For Hermle mechanical movements as well as Urgos. 5" Dial diameter only.

#CH12 - $14

German Serpentine

Clock Hands

The most popular choice for German clock movements. These black Serpentine hands come in 4 to 10 inch dial diameters. These fit most German movements in existance. The minute hand has a 2.2mm square mounting hole, the hour hand has a 4.5mm round hole.

#CH3

German Tapered

Clock Hands

Metallic chrome tapered hands for a 14" time track. Minute hand is 7" from the center of the hole to the end. These hands are metalic chrome tone, not flat silver like the picture. These fit most German movements. The minute hand has a 2.2mm square mounting hole, the hour hand has a 4.5mm round hole.

#CH4 - $15

Clock Hands for USA movements

Pierced Spade

Clock Hands

For 5 inch dial diameter. Choose square or oblong hole in the minute hand. For American antique movements. (Seth Thomas, New Haven, Ansonia, Gilbert, Waterbury and on)

#CH7 - $8

Seth Thomas

Clock Hands

For American antique movements. (Seth Thomas, New Haven, Ansonia, Gilbert, Waterbury and on) This has a square hole in the minute hand.

#CH10 - $8

Spade Hands

Clock Hands

For American antique movements. (Seth Thomas, New Haven, Ansonia, Gilbert, Waterbury and on). Specify if the hole in the minute hand is oblong or square. Measurement is the dial diameter

#CH9 - $8

Maltese

Clock Hands

For American antique movements. (Seth Thomas, New Haven, Ansonia, Gilbert, Waterbury and on) Specify if the hole in the minute hand is oblong or square. Measurement is the dial diameter

#CH11 - $8

Mechanical Second hands

Second Hand

Clock Hands

Second hand sweep for a mechanical floor clock with the second hand option. Please choose the movement number that is on the back plate of the brass movement itself for the correct second hand to be shipped.

#CH13A - $7

6pc Second Hands

Clock Hands

6pc Second hand assortment for German mechanical units with the second hand sweep. There are various post lengths and diameters on these mechanical seconds.

#CH13 - $22

High Torque Hands (5" Plus)

Needs a High Torque Movement, comes with both hour and minute hands

Clock Hands
Clock Hands
Item #HTH1
Clock Hands

Tapered High Torque Hands

Item #HTH3
Spade Clock Hands

High Torque Spade Style

Item #HTH4
Spade Hands

Spade High Torque Hands

Item #HTH5
Clock Hand

Straight Hands 6 Inch

Item #HTH6
Clock Hands

Howard Miller Style in GOLD only. The minute hand is 10 inches from the mount to the end. $15

Clock Sticky Numerals

Needs a High Torque Movement, comes with both hour and minute hands

Arabic Numerals

Sticky Clock Numerals

These Numerals have a sticky back to them so they will stick to the dial being made.

Item #DL18

1-4 Units $3
5-11 Units $2.75
12-24 Units $2.50
25-50 Units $2.00

Roman Numerals

Sticky Clock Numerals

These Numerals can be drilled and screwed onto a surface to stay more permanent.

Item #DL19

1-4 Units $3
5-11 Units $2.75
12-24 Units $2.50
25-50 Units $2.00

Vinal 4"

Sticky Clock Numerals

Peel and stick adhesive back 4" vinyl numbers. Each set has all 12 numbers.

Item #DL14 $8.50