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Received: 3-27-19 Checking: 5-26-19 Movement very dirty. Lots of rust on movement. Several of the lever spring wires were broken. Work has begun: 5-27-19 Movement out of case. Ready to take movement apart. Cleaning is now completed with the ultrasonic cleaner. Viewing the movement it is going to need several bushings. 5-29-19 Ploished all pivots & pivot holes. 5-30-19 Intalled 5 bushings in the strike train, & 7 bushings in the time train. 6-1-19 Movement back together & testing. 6-2-19 Looking at the face. Ready to put new face on. 6-5-19 Testing is goiing good. 6-7-19 Working on the face. 6-11-19 Still working on the face. 6-14-19 Got face replaced. Now testing everything. 6-20-19 Still adjusting the time. 6-24-19 Still adjusting. 6-27-19 Still adjusting time. Parts Ordered: 6-2-19 Face Parts Rec’d: 6-7-19 Final Steps: 7-5-19 Doing the final checks Work Completed: 7-8-19
Tom
Seth Thomas
Amy
Howard Miller
Received: 4-8-19 Checking: 6-14-19 Movement apart. Lots of old oil. Some of the pivots were stuck when taking the movement apart. Work has begun: 6-14-19 Movement in the ultrasonic cleaner. 6-15-19 Cleaning process is completed. Polished all pivots & pivot holes. Checking for any required bushings. 6-16-19 Installed 1 bushings in the chime train, & 1 in the strike train, none in the time train. 6-18+-19 Movement back together & testing. 6-20-19 Running good. 6-24-19 Problem has developed with the chimes. Looking for problem. 6-26-19 Problem found and corrected. continuing testing. 7-5-19 Chimes still have a problem. 7-13-19 Still problem. 7-16-19 Problem found and corrected. Now testing again. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Edward
Received: 5-22-19 Checking: 6-8-19 Still trying to find a movement that will work in this clock. 6-15-19 At this time, I am not able to find a movement that will fit. Still looking. 6-20-19 Unable to find a movement at this time. Still looking. 6-24-19 Still looking. 6-27-19 Still looking. 7-5-19 Still looking. 7-17-19 May have found a movement that will work. found on ebay. Purchased the movement. Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Sessiom
Repairs only finished when the work completed has a date inserted.
Patricia
Received:6-7-19 Checking: 6-22-19 Removing old movement. Work has begun: 6-24-19 Putting in new movement. 6-25-19 Now testing. 6-26-19 Testing is going good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: 7-3-19 Work Completed: 7-5-19
Patricia
Received:6-7-19 Checking: 6-22-19 Taking old movement out of case. Work has begun: 6-24-19 Ready to replace movement and put replacement numbers where missing. 6-25-19 New movement is in case & testing. 6-26-19 Testing is going good. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed: 7-5-19
Patricia
Received:6-7-19 Checking: 6-22-19 Looking at the case & removing the old movement. Work has begun: 6-24-19 Ordered pendulum. 6-27-19 New movement in the case & testing. Parts Ordered: 6-24-19 Pendulum. Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed: 7-5-19
Quartz
Quartz
Quartz
Received:6-8-19 Checking: 6-24-19 Looking over the clock and looking out how to remove movement from case. Work has begun: 6-24-19 Removing the movement from the case. 6-25-19 Looking at the movement. Lots of problems with this movement. Chains for chimes needs some work. The spring clip came off. Spring appears to be OK. 6-26-19 Taking movement completely apart. 7-2-19 Movement in the ultrasonic cleaner. 7-3-19 Cleaning is complete and Installed 1 bushing. 7-5-19 Movement back together & now testing. 7-13-19 Running good. Ready tp put movement back in case afther case repairs 7-15-19 The case has parts that need repairs. Doing that now. 7-5-19 Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Jim
Hanburg-American (1882 to 1926)
Lisa
Crystal Legends
Received:6-18-19 Checking: 6-24-19 The movement has been glued in the case. Trying to release the glue so the movement can be removed for a replacement. Work has begun: 6-27-19 Begin work on this clock. Unable to releasee the glue without damage to the face. Parts Ordered: 6-24-19 Able to order a complete clock exactly like this one and is working. Next time in area, stop by and let’s talk about your clock. Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Received:6-25-19 Checking: 6-27-19 Looking at the clock prior to disassembly for any obvious problems. Work has begun: 6-27-19 Movement apart & ready for ultrasonic cleaner. 7-1-19 Polished all pivots & pivot holes. 7-2-19Installed 5 bushings in the chime train, 5 in the time train, & 7 in the strike train. This clock has never had any bushings installed. The movement was in bad shape, but now should be like a new clock. 7-5-19 Putting the movement back together for testing. 7-8-19 Movement back together & testing on test stand. Problem has occured. Checking for problem. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Ansonia
Sherry Dan
Received:6-26-19 Checking: 7-5-19 Checking for any obvious problems. Work has begun: 7-6-19 Movement apart & in ultrasonic cleaner. 7-9-19 Polished all pivots & pivot holes. 7-10-19 Movement has never had any bushings installed. I installed 3 bushings in the time train & 3 in the strike train. 7-11-19 Movement back together & testing. 7-17-19 Running good on test stand. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Dan
Received:6-26-19 Checking: 7-15-19 Checking before taking movement apart for any obvious problems. Very dirty. Plates are not brass (most movement are brass). Lots of wear on pivots. Trundles also has a lots of wear. Work has begun: 7-16-19 Movement apart & in the ultrasonic cleaner. Cleaning is completed. Polished all pivots & pivot holes. 7-17-19 Installed 6 bushings in the time train & 8 bushings in the strike train. Movement was in very bad shape, lots of wear. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
L. furtwangler Sohne Made in Furtwangen, Germany
Gengerbread Clock Waterbury Movement
Virginia
Hamilton
Received:7-5-19 Checking: 7-15-16 I let clock run for several days and the hands do not move. The movement is bad. Work has begun: 7-17-19 Took movement out of case and putting a new movement in the case. Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Frank
Received:7-6-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Bertolla
Billie
Received:7-12-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Waterbury
Received:7-16-19 Checking: Work has begun: Parts Ordered: Parts Rec’d: Final Steps: Work Completed:
Ken