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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 you normally would with any clock after a long time, it is found that is cost is high. This is for good reason as… View Product

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Hearing a bonk, bonk, bonk all day and night? This is because the pendulum bob is hitting the sides of the clock case with each swing. It may not stop the clock, the clock might work just fine, however the knocking sound of the pendulum hitting the sides of the clock case can be annoying. Lucky for us the correction… 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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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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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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This is a basic guideline for removing a mechanical clock movement. This is not for every clock, but most grand mother and grand father clocks produced after WW2. There are numerous clock makers and each have their own style. Anyone could have built the clock and mounted it in their own way. They all have the same basic steps for… View Product

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Urgos Lyre Pendulum Availability is none at all actually. They have not been made in over 30 years, in fact none of the outer component have been. However there is still a solution and we can provide the lyre pendulum that is custom fit. Clockworks can customize a new Lyre pendulum for the UW Urgos clock movement. What we do… View Product

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All of the antique clock movements that are electric and have a wood clock case are obsolete. They are no longer available and not worth repairing. Parts are not available, the movement is useless and the clock looks like its heading for the dump. Such as shame when the clock is part of the family history. There is something that… View Product

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In the 1920’s through the 1950’s there were many mechanical clocks that had an electric motor to run them. Unfortunately most of those wonderful electro-mechanical shelf clocks have parts that are no longer available. Some of those units were very impressive, combining the electrical motor with a quality brass movement. This then eliminated the requirement of winding the clock for… View Product

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None of the electric clock motors come with hands or hardware. This is due to them becoming harder to come by. So the electric clock motor description of the ones available are below. Likewise, all of these units are meant as replacements for existing movements that are worn out or broken. Consider using a battery movement if building a new… View Product

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Most cuckoo clocks made after 1950 have movements that are made by the Regula cuckoo clock movement company. Any cuckoo clock made after this time has an 80 percent chance of being a Regula. Most of the time there will be identification markings that will reveal if it is a Regula cuckoo clock movement. But to be certain use these… View Product

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There is alot going on in a tight area with cuckoo clocks. Above all, it takes some patience to get these right. The thing with cuckoo clocks is the more stuff going on, the harder it is to swap the cuckoo clock movement. Things like dancers, wood chopper, bell ringers, water wheels and the sort can complicate things. Take off… View Product