Hermle only made wind-up movements until the early 90's. I do not think that they made the quartz movements either. I was probably made in China and the Hermle name was stamped on the movement. I think
originally a Hermle German movement 451-050H 94cm http://img.inkfrog.com/click_enlarge1.php?image=IMG_2838_001.JPG&username=housto you must either build the wood from scratch around
I assume "by holding the time" means the hands cease to move when the chime on/off lever is in the silent position. It sounds like the chime/silent lever is interfering with the travel of the chime trip
What you have is a very rare clock, I am sure. I could also find no information on it. I even checked a book of manufacturers that existed before 1900 and found nothing. Something like this would have
I was unable to find a Waterbury like this but it probably is. Clock companies copied designs from each other. The picture I am sending is of an Ansonia called Monarch. Your glass should be decorated.