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Ilene Received: 5-26-18 Checking:  6-7-18  Movement out of case.  Checking for obvious problems, if any.  6-9-18  Movement very dirty.  This clock was in a fire.   Case has a lots of some type of chemicals on it, probably from the fire. Work has begun:  6-15-18  Movement apart and in ultrasonic cleaner.  6-20-18  Cleaning is complete now.  Ready to check for any required bushings. 6-27-18  Still checking for any required bushings.  The case has bee cleaned, but what ever is on it is not coming off.  Still lots of work needed on case. 6-28-18  Installed 9 bushings.  Ready to put movement back together for testing.  7-2-18  Problems with some of the pivots;  checking for the problems. 7-3-18  Replace suspension spring.  Old one was bent & cracked.  7-6-18  Problems corrected & testing again.  7-9-18  Problem still exist.  7-10-18  Problem corrected.  Now running good on test stand. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:      Final Steps:   Work Completed:
French
Severin Received: 6-7-18 Checking:  6-9-18  Based on previous repairers, there will be a lots of work.  However, I believe we can get your clock working again.  Work may be started next week, or at least movement taken out of the case.  6-10-18  Movement apart.  I do not see any thing that prevents repairs.  I do not see any trundles that need  replacing.  I will do further checking after the ultrasonic cleaner is completed.   Work has begun:  6-13-18  Cleaning is completed.  Many bushings are going to be repaired.  Strike # 5 wheel trundles are bent.  After bushings are installed,  I will see what will be required with the bent trundles. 6-15-18  Installed 11 bushings so far.  4 in chime train, one in time train and 6 in the strike train. Number 5 wheel on the strike train does have bent trundles.  They will be replaced.  The # 4 wheel arbor is bent.  Must be straighten up.  Number 5 wheel  on strike is hitting the the # 4 wheel where the pin was soldered.  I had to file down the raised part of the solder on the back of that wheel. 6-20-18  Still working on trundles.  6-27-18  Trundles are now replaced.  6-29-18  I had to replace 2 of the winding wheels due to excessive wear.  Ready to  re-assembly & begin testing.  7-3-18 movement back together & ready to test. 7-6-18  Testing has begun. 7-7-18  Chime pins on hand arbor touching the plates. 7-9-18  Some problems with time train.  Looking for the problem.  7-10-18  Chime pins were bent & too long.  This problem  corrected & running good now. 7-12-18  Still running good.  I should be able to put the movement back in the case & continue testing next week. 7-17-18  Putting movement back in  case & continue testing. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:      Final Steps:   Work Completed:
Ansonia
Mandy
Howard Miller
Received: 6-27-18 Checking:  7-2-18  Movement taken apart.  7-3-18  Look at picture above to see the pivot hole with old oil & egg shape pivot hole. Work has begun:  7-3-18  Parts in ultrasonic cleaner. 7-6-18  cleaning is completed.  Ready to polish all pivots & pivot holes.  7-9-18  Polishing is now completed.  Checking for any required bushings.  Installed 5 bushings in the chime train, 1 in time & 2 in the srike train. Putting movement back together for testing on test stand.  7-10-18  Running good.  7-12-18  Still running good. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:      Final Steps: 7-14-18  Doing the final checks.  Work Completed: 7-17-18
Brian
Session
Received: 6-20-18 Checking:  6-25-18  Locating a movement for this case. Work has begun: 7-5-18  Checking the new movement.  Made a back for the case.  I must put in a thicker wood plate so the hand arbor will fit correctly. 7-6-18  Case has been modified for the movment to fix correctly.  Movement in case and testing.  7-7-18  Running good.  7-9-18  Still testing to ensure all is  working good.  Running good.  Checking the time now.   7-12-18  Still checking the time.  Running good.  7-14-18  Still running good. Parts Ordered:  6-26-18  Ordered new movement & required parts for that movement. Parts Rec’d:    6-30-18   Final Steps:   Work Completed: Garith Received: 7-6-18 Checking: 7-9-18  Checking for obvious problems. Movement out of case. Work has begun:   7-9-18  Movement apart & in ultrasonic cleaner. 7-12-18  Ploished all pivots & pivot holes.  Ready to check for any required bushings. 7-14-18  Installed 7 bushings in the time train & 4 bushings in the strike train.   7-17-18  Movement back together & testing. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed: Received: 7-6-18 Checking:  7-11-18  Suspension spring is broken.  7-12-18  Movement is really dirty with lots of oil. Work has begun: 7-12-18  Movement apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner.  7-16-18  Cleaning has been completed.  Polished all pivots & pivot holes. No bushings are needed.  7-17-18  Replaced suspension spring.  Movement back together & testing. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed: Ricki
Seth Thomas
R M Schnekenburger
Ricki Received: 7-7-18 Checking:  7-11-18  Ratchet clip was off on strike spring wheel. Work has begun:  7-12-18  Movement apart & in ultrasonic cleaner.  7-13-18  Cleaning is now completed.  Polished all pivots & pivot holes.   7-14-18  Installed 5 bushings in the strike train, 3 in the time, and 2 in the chime train.  Repaired the ratchet clip.  7-16-18  Movement back together & testing on the test stand.     Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed:
Adorna  (C. Rosenfelder Co.)
Received: 7-6-18 Checking:  7-9-18  Movement out of case. Work has begun: 7-10-18  Movement apart & ready for the ultrasonic cleaner.  7-12-18  Cleaning is now completed.  Polished all pivots & pivots holes. 7-14-18  Installed 2 bushings in the time train & 2 in the strike train.  7-17-18  Movement back together & testing. Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed: Garith
Seth Thomas
The firm Rup. [for Rupert] Amann Fabrik für Federzug- & Gewicht-Regulateure, of  Mülhheim [on the] Donau, in Württemberg, founded in 1867, was sold in 1882 to  Reinhold Schnekenburger. It continued as R. Schnekenburger GmbH a.d. Donau --  with the rose with the RSM as a trademark. Then amid financial problems, what by  1900 had become the Uhrenfabrik Mühlheim vorm. [vormals -- earlier known as] R.  Schnekenburger was taken over by a creditor, Albert Müller. And on 10 September  1900 (no doubt a semi-sunny day with a touch of rain) became the "Uhrenfabrik  Mühlheim, Müller & Co." Indeed.   Now while the name with the rose changed, so-called regulators were made with it  from after 1882 dowm at least to the Great War. But more specifically, the Uhrenfabrik  Mühlheim, Müller & Co. continued to use the earlier Schnekenburger rose as a mark  -- yet without the M under the stem. There's a full-page ad for example from 1913  (reproduced on page 77 of Kahlert's _Uhren 1913_, available through the NAWCC's  Library & Research Center) for the Uhrenfabrik Mühlheim, Müller & Co. which shows  two marks, one on either side of the bold "Uhrenfabrik Mühlheim." The first is of their  lion with the U.M. underneath. The other is of the rose with an R on one side of the  stem, and an S on the other. And they made just about everything -- grandfather  clocks and wall clocks and alarms and "loose" good quality movements (which  others could stick in cases) and so on.  History
C. Rosenfelder, who made this clock just before the start of the Second World War. The company has since gone out of business.  This C. ROSENFELDER Co Mantel Clock was made in GERMANY ca 1934 and is truly a beautiful Antique.
1810 Thomas Nevitt Bristol
Recall
William Received: 7-16-18 Checking:  7-15-18  Strike Problem & minute hand broke. Work has begun: 7-16-18  Hand arbor tension spring had to be adjusted.  The rack for the hour strike needed adjustment for the hour teeth would stop  on correct hour. It had too much clearance causing final hour to continue and not stop.  7-17-18  Working on the hand now.   Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed: Judy Received: 7-14-18 Checking:  7-14-18  Suspension spring broke, & lot of cat hair on the movement. Work has begun: 7-17-18  Movement in the ultrasonic cleaner.  Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed:
Franz Hermle
Received: 7-15-18 Checking:   Work has begun:   Parts Ordered:   Parts Rec’d:     Final Steps:   Work Completed: Lee
Hamburg-American