Question I have a Colonial wheat mantle clock purchased around 1979. In a move the ring that holds the front glass in place broke. The glass is still intact as is the brass ring that surrounds it. What broke was the plastic insert that held the glass in place (to the brass ring) and connected it to the hinge portion at the top just above the dial. The dial opening is 6 1/2 inches across. Can replacement parts still be purchased for these?
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Answer Something that comes up on ocassion and I don't know of any clock parts supplier that carries this. Your best hope is to shop Ebay for same size bezels from that time period, most were made of brass instead of plastic, some were a flexible plastic strip that presses into place. Either would be a good replacement. Check with a local glass shop and see if they have any good suggestions for mounting the glass in the bezel
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