Ordering the antique clock movement replica

July 21, 2019 2:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ordering the antique clock movement replica

Ordering the antique movement replacement is done by matching up certain measurements. The new movement will fit if the pendulum length, winding arbor spacing, and hand shaft length all match. The clock movements offered measure the same as the mass produced units made in USA from around 1900 to 1945. Nice replacement movements for many of the antique movements such as Sessions or New Haven and others.

The pendulum drop

The drop is the pendulum length from the shaft that the clock hands go on, down to the very bottom of the pendulum rating nut threads. This measurement is approximate and will vary if a different if a lighter or heavier pendulum bob is used.

Movement alone or the clock kit

There are two choices, the movement alone for replacing a current movement or a kit that includes the movement / pendulum / hands / key / gong and base so you can swap out everything but the dial. It may be best to get these added parts just in case you need them.

Hand shaft length

The hand shaft is the shaft that the clock hands are on that tell the time. To match the measurements properly, the antique movement should have its dial and hands off the clock. With the front of the movement accessible the hand shaft can be measured in its entirety. This would be from the front plate of the movement and all they way out to the end of the minute hand nut threads. This measurement is important to match up because if wrong it can create depth issues.

Summary

The replacement movements we have listed below would be a replica of the most common produced American clocks that are now antique. After matching up the measurements a new movement can be ordered to replace the old.

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