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1950 General Electric Gothic or Beehive clock with Wesminister Chimes "Chorus" , Model #426

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Art Deco Clocks292 of 401General Electric Cyclometer "Budgeteer" Model 8B-06, 1936Telechron Cyclometer "Tribute" #8B09 1936
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This clock and I share something in common a 1950 natal year, however it is older than me by some number of months, I was born on the 14th of November in 1950. The clock runs and chimes, but hums very lightly after a few hours. The glass over the face of the clock is foged over and as soon as I figure out to get the movement and chimes out I will clean it.

The chimes can be turned on and off by a lever in the inside of the clock. The chimes sound mechincal and do not reverberate like an analog clock so I leave the chimes off. Electric clocks have never emulated their analog ancestors very well. There are however some quartz movements that chime just like an analog.

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