The problem with your clock is the action wheel is out of adjustment. The movement looks like a modern replacement movement. How often do you think this happens? That seems to support my suspicion. Is there any evidence of the top piece clips being moved inward?
My cuckoo did indeed have a Regula movement in it. Plastic or other synthetic material used for the cuckoo or decorations was introduced after the s. Have a cuckoo clock left by my Aunt.
- Should I try oiling somewhere?
- Starting in the mids there was a real boom in this market.
- Eisenlohr was also up-to-date stylistically.
- Any help would be appriciated.
And it will skip the first gong when the it reached half hour and hour. This turned into a tough one. Can you tell me how old this clock is and possible how much it's worth? Available parts include cuckoo o-ring material, pendulums, chain hooks and ends, hand nut sets, winding keys and cranks, replacement hands, and much more.
We also carry a wide selection of components that can easily be swapped out. Steven Thornberry User Administrator. Did you ever find any information on it?
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On a base, can't tell you where. These two birds are facing a nest with two cuckoos in it. Blake A Shuman New Member.
- That gives you a nice and tight dating line, congrats!
- One of the very last movement makers in Germany.
- Im trying to find out when it was made and its aprox value.
- She was more of a collector so a lot of her collectables remained in the original box and never opened.
- Hey Clock Man, I just found this amazing post and I was wondering if you would be able to help me to find more information about my Regula coo coo clock.
Also one ear is missing on the deer on the top. We can temple the temple for blinders nor blinders nor hours. The pictured weight would appear to be the heavier? Just follow the directions below and you can get a new cuckoo movement.
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If you can provide a photo of your clock we can usually determine the approximate date of manufacture from the characteristics such as carving style and finish color. It was certainly not a Hubert Herr. Just wondering about it's history.
Cuckoo Clocks Home But ask them first about their experience with cuckoo clocks! Also appears that the top piece is not for this clock, ashley and too small. Let me know if you need any additional information.
If the movement was replaced, the name on the movement would likely indicate it was replaced in Germany. Hello, marriage not dating I purchased a cuckoo clock at an auction that needs a pendulum. It appears to be in great condition. Many times customers will want to know how I can tell if a movement in a clock has been replaced.
But also has what appears to be a patent number. The numerals are not part of the dial and appear to be made of some kind of plastic material - maybe a bakelite substance? Where might I find another weight? Can you help with any other information about it?
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Please provide a photo of the front and back of the movement and we will attempt to address the dating issue. Dating non standard movements is not as hard as one might think, you need to observe the manufacturing processes that were utilized, comparing these to known base lines for dates. How do these fit into the letter-dating scheme? Regula is not a maker per se but a trademark of Jos. Under the circumstances which is the reliable wholesale suppliers of Regula movements at reasonable price to whom we can place confirm orders?
Well this sure is a bummer! That name is more likely to be the name of the clockmaker who put the movement and case together before it was sold. There is a lever on the side of the movement that operates the bird exiting from the case when the cuckoo calls it needs adjusted. It was never displayed in her home.
Please help me identify my cuckoo clock. Furthermore, blackforest clockmakers could use large trade routes already used by the local glass industry, to spread their clocks not only in Germany. Without carving, dating these clocks are usually flat and smooth.
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Did you ever receive an answer to your post? Any help much appreciated. One of the chain is tougher to wine than the other one. There is no evidence of the top piece clips being moved inward. Could you give me an approximate weight for this pendulum?
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That would be a great movement to work on as a first experience and would not require a huge outlay of money for special tools like a spring winder. Is there anything else I need to do or is this just not a good idea? The blackforest woodworkers were very skillful and creative and always looking for new ways to improve their meagre incomes.
Some are painted in a single colour while others are polychromes with abstract or figurative paintings, multicolour lines and stripes, others include text and phrases, etc. The only issue I have is that the bird and door only opens half way. Are the numerals glued onto the dial or made as part of the dial? For the German cuckoo clock, this means the distinctive cuckoo-call mechanism itself is a complex feature which falls into this descriptive category. Its value too Thank you, Cheryl.
Posted by The Clock Man a. My problem is the locking e-clips. If you have time I have a couple questions about a Emil Schmeckenbecher Cuckoo Clock that I have recently acquired from family.
If I buy heavier weights, should I buy one, or should I buy two, so they match? The word Germany does appear to be painted onto the bottom of the dial. My clock has a decal on the back that says mein papa and below that guissaz. But it is all solid wood, internet dating sites pros and no ply!
Provide photos of the front and back with the back panel off and I can provide additional information. My grandparents have passed away. About the clockwork, there are quartz, mechanical and sometimes, digital. Dancing platform height is measured from the hand shaft to the top of the platform. However the pendulum is missing.