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I own a very small Seth Thomas (desk?)clock (41/2 by 41/4 inches roughly!)for which the SlowFast setting makes little or no difference. Can you suggest how this problem might be corrected? The back plate has #103 stamped on it but no date. Thank you very much!

As per my description I specialize in pre c1800 antique clocks, this one will be alot later unfortunately. generally all clocks regulation is by the length of the pendulum, longer makes the clock go slower and shorter faster. If the clock has an escapement, the slow fast changes length of this. You may well find the slow fast is just for very small adjustment, I will need to see picture of the clock to comment further. We do not sell Seth Thomas or American clocks sorry.

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