Hermle quartz discontinued – What now

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Hermle quartz discontinued - what now?

The Hermle Quartz clock movements are discontinued and no longer available. This section will discuss what to do for a new unit.

What we can offer

clockworks.com offers alternate movements that have the equivalent sound quality and lasts longer than the Hermle units. They have more features and does not break during daylight savings adjustments like the Hermle Quartz units did after years of service. To get the new movement some things are required to do. First is to be sure the new one will fit into the clock case because some are larger. Then convert the hand shaft from the old one to the new because it is measured in a different way. Lastly get new hands as the old ones will not fit.

Measuring the hand shaft

Once the movement out of the clock and measure the hand shaft it can determined what new movement post length to get. Hermle quartz is not the same as the typical because there is no threaded post. Instead it only has a hand shaft that sticks straight out of the clock movement. Instead of a threaded post on the movement they had a long lock collar to secure the movement instead. Hermle quartz hand shaft is measured from the black plastic base and all the way out. This would be measured out to the end of the minute hand nut area. After measuring this length, subtract a 1/4 inch and this is the post length needed on the new unit.

The content of this website is copyright by Clockworks and written by James Stoudenmire in year 2022

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Arnold de Leon
5 months ago

I am in the process or replacing a Hermle Quarts 2214 (MADE IN Germany UNADJUSTED) on a POL REY Furniture Grandfather style clock. The shaft measures .382 inches in diameter, .800 long, with a press fit hour hand and an minute hand with a euro shaft “I” type which is secure with a little threaded nut. It also has a pendulum that is approx. 23 5/8″ total in length. It is driven by 2ea. type “C” 1.5v batteries. I hope this is sufficient information for you to make a recommendation on a replacement quartz movement alternative.
Thank you for your attention in this matter.
A. de Leon

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