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This is for advice only. ~Most~ repairs need a professional. If I can help you with an adjustment that can set your clock back in order I will try. I can not write a chapter on clock repair. I will point you in the right direction and you will have to do your own research on how clocks work for more intense repairs. -No Watches -No Appraisals. Search ebay for past sales for that information.

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David11/21/16101010Very quick response which is much appreciated .....
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2016-11-21 Verichron Westminster Chimes:

Hi Mark,     I'm attaching a photo of a mechanical clock. They are all the same but different.   There is a lever on the right that moves up and down. Up stops the clock from chiming.   Down allows the

2016-11-20 age, type and origin of clock:

Hi David.     The pendulum length is what regulates the time keeping of the clock  Sliding the pendulum up on the stick will make it go faster.   Lowering it on the stick will make it go slower.   Sometimes

2016-09-26 grandfather clock:

Hi Doris,     You might be getting into something you may not be able to put back together the first   time around. It takes a long time.      The first thing you have to do is to study how the strike

2016-09-18 follow up:

Hi Doris,   You need to study the chime and striking part of the clock.   The striking rack isn't dropping into the snail properly so   it will strike 12 all the time.   I'm not sure what the problem could

2016-09-16 Steinway Grandfather clock:

Hi Doris, (That's my mom's name)    Of course a professional cleaning the clock is best....  Then check to see if there is a chime/silent switch that may be in the silent position.   And check to see if


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