Don Wurttemberg is to Germany as Connecticut is to the United States or as Nottingham is to England. Providing you can find the clock makers name and the date of activity listed in one of the many guides accessible to watch and clockmakers. Pendulum Bob A pendulum bob is the round disk at the bottom of the pendulum and the diameter is the measurement from one side to the other. Regards, Duck Hi Everyone, I have a H. And I haven't found an answer yet. Please note style C comes as a three pack as they have to be cut and bent to fit, and so we provide three units to get it the perfect shape and length.
If you are unable to determine the correct part from below, then you may want to email us the movement numbers off of the back plate and email a picture if able to. Like knowing when certain features were introduced or certain materials became available. I know some grandfather clocks silent the chimes at night. Even the type of material used to construct your antique clock movement can help, or discovering when chimes were introduced and the type of chime used. However, a signature may refer to someone other than the clockmaker. Clock Pendulum Parts Usually there are three components to a clock pendulum assembly.
Up until then hand cast and finished brass movements were very expensive. He quickly advanced to an authorized executive and married Frida Junghans, daughter of company founder Erhard Junghans, in 1872 and then demanded a position on the board of directors. I wish we had access to old catalogs. The clock is sold as-is. It has a wooden case, a glass cover for the face, the face has the crossed arrows manufacturers logo. Nothing else onnit Want to post a comment? The pendulum, leader and suspension spring. To select the proper bob size you would need to know the inside width of the clock case.
So even after the German Empire was proclaimed in Versailles in 1871, there were many exceptions to any central rule. Dating Antique Clocks Tips to help you estimate the age and date of your antique clock. Excellent background on this interesting company, thanks! Specifically the style and type of clock hand and the dial, both of which have varied over time. Do you know how to get that working? Antique German hamburg american wall clock 1890. Can't find a lot of info as to when it was made. Which I am guessing is gear tooth count And the only other helpful dating tip is the plastic that is separating on the clock face. The leader is the part that hangs on the suspension, and the pendulum hangs on the bottom of the leader.
Offered for auction is a German made export model pendulum wall clock. Payment requested within 7 days, or I will relist item, non payers will receive negative feedback. The pendulum has 5 faces on it and It has beautiful wood pillars that shows off it's rich colors of beauty. Please look at all pictures. And a lot of brass was used. I bet the large spiral gong sounds great.
Do any of you know what type I need, or where I could get one? Nutjob 2019, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. I spotted the case up on a shelf and could see there was no movement in it,discovering the works ,dial etc were inside in a plastic bag. I'm not sure of the materials used back then though. The Kingdom of Württemberg for instance kept its own postal, railway and telegraph systems, and retained a large control over its own army. Indeed German, we see those old clocks at lot of times in Europe. I will look into what you mentioned.
I have read somewhere else that after the merger, the gears started being painted gold. Andy, I would assume your movement is a late No. This measurement is the approximate length from the top of the movement to the bottom of the pendulum. Leaders If the old leader is lost, the length of the leader needs to be determined. The first American patent issued for a calendar movement was in 1853. The clock is made of walnut and has amazing detail This 8 day clock tick's and tock's and gongs smooth and precise. Kochmann references are to used with due care because they are wrong to some extent, as we know today.
When Erhard Junghans, founder of the Junghans factory, died in 1876, his widow's son in law, Paul Landenburger, who had acted as business manager for Junghans, left to start his own factory Named Landenburger and Lang. Rating Nut and Threads A threaded rod with its rating nut is installed into the bottom of a wood stick pendulum. The pendulum, leader and suspension spring, the suspension is what breaks usually. Do you have much experience with this type of antique mechanical clock? I got it working but the chime doesn't work. Replacing Lost Pendulum Parts If the parts are lost then its some what tricky, you would need to review the products and instructions below to figure out the proper pendulum part. The name was probably to overcome the ill feelings that prevailed after the war. If you measure the winding arbors I can tell you want size key is needed.
The threaded rod gets installed and then the pendulum bob slides on with the rating nut screwed on underneath. The construction of various parts can and will help in dating your antique clock. The suspensions in the picture are not actual size, you will need to measure your broken suspension spring the best you can and select the closest size in the drop down list by the order button below. No, not even after the merger did they paint their wheels yellow. I haven't seen any clocks with an automatic night silent switch that were older than around the 1980's, if it was an automatic switch you were wondering about. Do you have a pic of the front plate.
It was so dirt cheap and it looked to me in workable condition. The minute and lifting lever pins are threaded. I picked this one up for about 15. I don't recall if the other pins were threaded, but probably. In the meantime here is a little info about the company history.