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These are the instructions for the dial to mount to the wood case instead of the movement on a Jauch clock conversion. If the dial attaches to the movement with four posts coming off the back of, this will have to change. There are two ways the dial mounts to the clock. The best scenario for the conversion is to… View Product

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Jauch Clock Movement are replaced with a new Hermle. We have conversions for an equivelant quality German made clock movement, with instructions

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Hermle Clock Movement – Replace instead of repair. A fraction of the price, lasts longer, ships now. Instructions and expert support. – Clockworks To get a replacement 261 Hermle Clock Movement all you need are the numbers off of the back plate. If the numbers match then the 261 Hermle Clock Movement matches. Assistance = 800-381-7458 If the clock is a pendulum unit,… View Product

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The Grandfather clock weights can get stuck in the high position if over wound. Some larger clocks have over wind protection to prevent this. The grandmother and grandfather chain drive units often do not have this feature. When winding the weights up make sure the top of the weight can be seen when done. Never go to the point where… View Product

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Hermle clock movements are among the finest movements made in the modern times. The German made Hermle units typically work night and day for 30 years without much complaint. To go and get it restored like normally would with any clock after a long time, it is found that is cost is high. This is for good reason as it… View Product

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Read this section before ordering a new moon dial for the grandfather clock. There are specific things to know so as not to purchase the wrong dial for your clock. Not all moon dials fit all clocks. In essence, each one is made for a specific clock movement. The reason being most moon dials have four feet, or posts, that… View Product

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To order a Hermle clock movement we need the numbers off of the back plate of the movement itself. Match the numbers up so the new movement will be exactly the same as the old one. Replacing the movement is a fraction of the price of a repair. It is also the fastest way to get the clock up and… View Product

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The phase of the moon is still popular on modern mechanical clock movements. It is interesting to know the clock moon dial history as to why and when the it became such a popular feature to add to grandfather clocks. In the late 1600’s traveling took awhile and was also hazardous at night when it was dark. The people would… View Product

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A new Seth Thomas Movement can ship the same day as ordered. So the turnover time to get the clock running is minimal. The new movement (if available) will cost less than a cleaning and overhaul of the old unit. It will also last much longer. This means the clock will be up and running within a week instead of… View Product

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German Seth-Thomas clock movements are still available. Finding a new movement starts with the identification numbers off the back plate. After 1950, ST did not make movements. So, the old unit now has a conversion numbers in order to get a new movement. Currently, Hermle of Germany makes these with the ST number system and ST name. So it is… View Product

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Seth Thomas movement identification is a fairly easy process. ST clock movements have specific markings that identify them. Their fame began in the Antique days. They were known for making their own movements and clock cases. Of course, the craftsmanship was astounding. After the war era, they did not make anymore clock movements. Instead the use of Hermle clock movements… View Product

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Clockworks clock supply origin begins with Nepaug Clockworks in the mid 1940’s by Robert Tonkin. This was from a section called Nepaug in New Hartford, CT. Clock repair service from a barn near the house in Nepaug. Also working for a Jeweler that was across from the old Seth Thomas factory in Thomaston, CT. In 1991 his nephew (me) James… View Product