Mason-Sullivan clock movement Identification

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Mason-Sullivan clock movement Identification

If the movement says Mason and Sullivan it does not mean it has a Mason-Sullivan movement number. Often the use of their own numbering system was on the clock movements. This was done in the later years of the Mason and Sullivan company history. Generally speaking, it is best to match up the ID numbers on the clock movement identification chart if not already done. If the clock movement number ends with an X, then the Mason and Sullivan chart page is the right place to be. If the number does not end with an X, please refer back to the clock movement identification chart.

Why convert the number

For the most part, the Mason and Sullivan number system is not helpful to determine what the movement is. After the conversion everything will be known about the movement and who made it. In the long run, this will allow for the purchase of parts or a replacement movement precise and accurate. Moreover, the conversion number will tell us the movement plate size, hand shaft length, hammer location and more.

How the new one comes

The new movement ships the same or next business day already with fresh oil and ready for installation. If it is weight driven it will come with chains or cables. If the movement is a pendulum version it will come with the leader and suspension spring.

Support

Clockworks provides the instructions for installation and also support for the clock movement. This family has a combination of over 100 years as clock makers. Questions and problems are taken care of even after the manufacturer says it's out of warranty. Basically if needing help just ask. There are not many clock makers around anymore, so not only get a response but it will be correct answer and what makes the most financial sense. The manufacturer warranty is three years on a new clock movement.

Conclusion

Identification of the Mason and Sullivan clock movement is the first step. It will grant the customer the ability to shop for a movement or components. Without the identification process everything is in the dark so to speak. It is like a secret code that needs to be cracked. It can get confusing but we are here to help. When contacting us the movement number will be the first thing we ask for. If having trouble locating it, email a picture along with the question. This way we can see what you have in the clock. Once the movement has the proper identification, it is a good idea to write it down and keep it inside the clock case for future reference. That way this whole process does not need to take place again.

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

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Rene
Rene
2 years ago

I have a Mason & Sullivan Long Drop Regulator wall clock Model# 7677 with 3300X Movement. I am trying to locate detailed and illustrated instructions on how to put this clock kit together. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Bob Belser
Bob Belser
1 year ago

I need new mechanical works for a wall clock (no chime) made for us at least 30 years ago, the Mason & Sullivan number is 3351X which is not listed on the M&S chart. If this is no longer available, is there a works the will exactly fit the same frame and clock face construction?

John Hargis
1 year ago

I have had a Mason and Sullivan clock movement for almost 40 years. The numbers on it are 141-030. It’s 4″ high and 3 1/2″ wide. About every five to ten years, it gets bound up. Each time, I get it repaired. It is a Shaker style clock with a pendulum, hand made from native wood by a close family friend. It’s a family treasure our three adult children will battle over.

Lee Graeve
1 year ago

I have M&S movement I acquired nearly 30 years ag. Two chime springs, one weight for the clock. Has opperted fine over the years.
Recently wound the chime springs, now it will not chime. Any suggestions as to the problem and how to fix?

Leonard Lawry
Leonard Lawry
1 year ago

Built Railroad Regulator clock model 6675X. Quit running. Took to clock repair man, said it couldn’t be fixed. Wanted to replace works with a quartz movement.

could I get a replacement movement from you? It’s a calendar, bim-bam chime movement.

L. Lawry

James L Bolinger
James L Bolinger
9 months ago

I have a Mason&Sullivan Vienna Regulator. The movement has the number 3325, but it is not on any of your lists. I need to know who made it and what model number so I can order repair parts.

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