If you fancy the clock enough, you can always have it repaired. Never move the hour hand by itself to set the clock. Antique Ansonia "Swing No. Instead, each weight has a chain dangling behind it. If the lever protrudes through a slot in the dial there is usually an indicator on the dial around the slot to tell you which way to push the lever in order to silence the clock. Due to the difference between different monitors, the picture may not reflect the actual color of the item.
Do not try to line up the lever directly with the words printed on the dial near the slot or around the rotary dial the lever protrudes through. When this happens we put too much stress on the cable and we will not be able to remove the weight if we need to. Why not get it right the first time? But please don't bother trying to set the time yet. Just compare my photos to your spring, and compare my measurements to your spring.
The case is in good condition with no breaks or repairs. Delivery options see all. Hanging the pendulum is simple but do make sure that the top seats correctly on the bottom lugs of the brass-tipped steel suspension and that the rod properly engages with the crutch. Grasp the hour hand at the center to avoid bending it. It's a fabulous piece of history. The back part has broken see pic 8.
German chime clock movement. This page was last updated: Cleaning without disassembly is not as effective as breaking down the movement, but it is sufficient in most cases. Dial has crack lines in it. Main Location and Map. Bent arbors and bent or missing teeth are the most common problems seen when a mainspring or ratchet fails.