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magician1962's items5 of 56Art Deco Mantle Clock estimated 1940-50's GermanGerman/British Foreign Brand Tambour Mantle Clock Westminster 1930
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    Posted 2 years ago

    magician1962
    (56 items)

    1930s Art Deco saved from being sent to the dump. Substantial case restoration, which will never be perfect (due to prolonged moisture damage). Stripped gears that by chance I had saved in storage, and binding in the movement at many points. So now it all works to spec, deep rich tones from the chimes. A little piece of history made functional and reasonably attractive again. Took 2 weeks including casework.

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    1. dav2no1 dav2no1, 2 years ago
      Nice job, looks fantastic..
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Outstanding restoration!!! She's a BEAUTY!!!
    3. Alfie21 Alfie21, 2 years ago
      Wow! What skill you have to bring this clock back to life! The wood is gorgeous.
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Simply gorgeous, great save and worth it !~
    5. BryanBoo BryanBoo, 2 years ago
      Beautiful job as always!
    6. magician1962 magician1962, 2 years ago
      Thanks for all your generous comments, much appreciated. There was a substantial amount of luck involved with this restoration, simply having the correct hardware in storage was a major factor. Thinking of spare parts from around 1930 relating to a relatively obscure item and you get it :) I have an aversion to discarding something if I see genuine potential, and sometimes that works.

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