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Wall Clocks160 of 261Rough old? Largo Gong wall clock with pendulum.Hollywood Regency Period Cordless Electric Elgin
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    Posted 8 years ago

    toolate2
    (95 items)

    This clock has a beautiful case. I've had it for 10 yrs or so. It keeps pretty good time with the occasional adjustment. I have no idea what the movement looks like. It could have plastic gears for all I know. I should probably tear it down and clean it but with it's being Chinese I'm a little afraid to...lol...

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    1. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      Thanks tony, pops, and mani!!
    2. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      Thanks kerry and walks!!
    3. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      And thanks to you chevy59 as well!!!
    4. Bruce99 Bruce99, 8 years ago
      Do you know when it was manufactured Nathan? Let us know what you find when you do maintenance on it. :)
    5. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      Bruce! Always a pleasure!! I'm thinking it's no more that 20 years old or so... Have you worked on any of these Chinese or Korean movements out there?
    6. Bruce99 Bruce99, 8 years ago
      No, I haven't worked on any. I bought a batch of derelict movements at auction. Probably some clock maker's bone yard. A couple of good movements but mostly scrap brass. There are a couple of mechanical Korean movements in the box but I haven't done anything with them. It's getting hard to find something that isn't made in China anymore. A couple of years back I bought a pair of work boots from Red Wing because it was the only place I could find selling boots made in the U.S. and even they had their own "Made in China" boots. "Worx" was the brand name. I have nothing against the Chinese mind you, I just like to see fellow citizens with secure jobs that can support families .... so... sue me. We still have plenty of Lawyers. Never in the history of humans has there been a State which could Sue its way to success. :)
    7. Bruce99 Bruce99, 8 years ago
      BTW Nathan, thanks for the kind words. The feeling is mutual and thanks for sharing some more of your clock collection.
    8. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      Phil and Bell...Thanks!!
    9. toolate2 toolate2, 8 years ago
      Thanks dirrtydavve, geo26e , and Vintage_Joe!!
    10. Marine53 Marine53, 7 years ago
      Found one like this at thriff store didn't work took out the works cleaned and oiled...and released the tension on springs hung it on the wall wound it ...that was 10 yrs ago...been keeping perfect time ever sence

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