Small 2 Weight Vienna RegulatorUnsigned Movement Repaired and Refinished Case, Works Great!
We are very pleased to offer this nice old wall clock in this auction. We think this clock should date to the late 1800's, unfortunately the neither the dial nor movement is signed to give us an indication of the maker. The crown molding, movement, dial, tiny pulleys, wall stabilizers and pendulum are all original to the clock. T are no extra holes on the back board. The front glass is old and wavy and it is probably original to the clock. When we purchased this clock it was literally a basket case. It worked great, but the clock sides were warped and it was virtually falling apart at the joints. We decided not to use the original and very warped, soft wood sides so we carefully and duplicated them out of (straight!) walnut and then reassembled the clock. It is now square and probably more structurally sound than it was originaly. We also replaced the walnut veneer just above the door. The converging grain and color are nearly identical to the original. T are still a few minor flaws that you can see upon close inspection. T is a chip in the veneer at the upper right corner and t is some abnormal wear to the lower left corner. The original crown molding was missing the extreme left carved section and that small section... read more