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Antique Clocks/Setting the beat on a Jauch Mantel Clock Movement


Hi - I just inherited a Sears Roebuck "Tradition" mantel clock from my grandmother, and it still has the original Jauch (PL 12 cm) movement in it. Based on a little research from this site, I've determined that the beat needs to be set manually - the tick evens out if the right side of the clock is raised around half an inch and it keeps ticking just fine. How can I set it manually?

Additionally, the chimes are off by four hours - for example, it strikes 1 when the hands show 9. This site advised I not touch the hour hand, so how can this be fixed?

Thanks very much for your time and help.

To set the beat you take a hold of the pendulum leader and move it to the right or left until it stops, and the push it a bit farther. It has a clutch system built in.
As far as the striking, if it strikes 4 move the hour hand to four. If it strikes 1 then move the short hour hand to 1.


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michael Porter


Any thing to do with the repair antique clocks,and modern german movements. Ithaca Calendar Clocks a speciality. Can do appraisals on Ithaca Clocks only. I do not follow history and values of clocks, other than Ithaca.


Have been repairing professionally since 1980. Revived the Ithaca Calendar Clock Co. and reproduce calendar clocks, also do parts for the same.


Associate degree in accounting.

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Local for building a large calendar clock for the locat airport to go with thier new terminal.

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